As a part-time (15-18 hours a week) news intern at seattlepi.com, with a focus on content creation and social media outreach for The Pot Blog and The Big Science Blog, you will be exposed to and enveloped in the dynamic and trailblazing world of online journalism. You will be expected to work at our newsroom and have a chance to become a big fish in a small pond, working directly with our news producers on breaking news, long-term projects, analysis, photo galleries, historical research and editorial writing primarily for these two blogs. You may also be brought in on breaking news stories outside of these two content areas.
Your work will be considered – and usually used – for placement on the seattlepi.com home page, in addition to the home pages of these two blogs. Experience working with social media, such as Twitter and Facebook, is expected. Familiarity with HTML and WordPress is nice but not required. You must be able to receive college credit for an internship – recently graduated alumni cannot be considered.
Now accepting applications for Spring 2015.
How to apply
Please email a brief cover letter (can be in the email body), your résumé and at least three writing samples (as attachments or Web links) to news producer Jake Ellison at firstname.lastname@example.org with “News internship application” in the subject line. Applicants with no published writing samples will not be considered. Letters of reference are welcomed but not required.
Editor – The Pot Blog
C – 206-375-9623
Desk – 206-448-8334