NEW MEDIA INTERN, NESN.COM
Provide a variety of support to NESN.com’s daliy operations while gaining valuable experience in various aspects of new media.
Create pre- and post-game pages
Copy edit, post and update stories
Edit and post relevant video, photos and audio content
Research future projects
Assist with other facets of editorial Web production
Potential writing opportunities may exist
Must be able to receive college credit for this internship and provide verification that credit will be received. Must have solid knowledge of and interest in sports – a background in hockey and/or baseball is especially helpful. Excellent research and organizational skills and must be detail oriented. Must possess basic journalistic skills – copy editing, familiarity with AP Style, etc.
Ability to be successful working in a fast paced, loosely structured environment. Should have strong communication and interpersonal skills. Must be a self-starter who can work independently with minimal supervision but also able to work effectively within a team environment. Available and willing to work night and weekend shifts. Experience working with/having knowledge of new media practices and/or multiple media formats – text, video, audio and photo – is a plus. Pursuing a degree in Journalism, Communications, Englis or a related field is preferred.
Please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with “New Media Intern” in the subject line. Please also submit a one-page essay explaining your interest in this internship, your sports background/interest, related classes you’ve studied at school, and related extracurricular activities in which you are involved.