We're looking for an aspiring multimedia journalist
to join our team as an A&E blogger. The duties would include contributing daily posts, formatting blogs and contributing video and photographic content to the site. Knowledge about WordPress and any video editing software is a major plus. If you're interested, check the deets after the jump. The deadline for applying is Dec. 1.
P.S. You'll love it here!
Spring 2011 A&E Blogger Internship
We are currently accepting applications for a creative, multimedia-minded individual to contribute to our A&E blog, Critical Mass. The preferred candidate should have an interest in writing, reporting and being involved in Philadelphia's arts and culture scene, and have experience formatting video and photographic content for the web. Familiarity with WordPress is a plus. This is a perfect opportunity to gain invaluable experience writing for a widely read A&E blog and expand your rÃ©sumÃ©.
Primary responsibilities include keeping up with weekly beats for our listings section and writing daily entertainment-oriented content for Critical Mass. Interns typically put in anywhere from 10 to 20 hours per week (scheduling is flexible).
Other duties include:
- Pitching/writing short pieces for Critical Mass to be posted daily
- Formatting blog posts submitted by other contributors
- Conducting research
- Fact checking
- Developing and pitching your own ideas for weekly columns, etc.
Participants should preferably be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program. Recent graduates may also apply. All majors are welcome, but candidates with a background in the arts, journalism, communication or English have a leg up. We are more than willing to work with your school in regards to college credit. All internships are unpaid. We are flexible about when you can start and end, but preference will be given to those who can begin first thing in January and stay throughout the month of May.
To apply, mail a cover letter, rÃ©sumÃ©, tthree references and three clips (no more, no less) to the address listed below. Also, include when you can begin and end. No phone calls, please. Act fast, because these positions don't stay open long.
DEADLINE FOR FALL 2010 APPLICATIONS IS WEDNESDAY, December 1, 2010.
Deputy A&E Editor
Philadelphia City Paper
123 Chestnut St., Third Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19106