Intern with Washington FAMILY!

Washington FAMILY is seeking editorial interns for the fall 2018 semester!

We are looking for smart, self-motivated individuals with a passion for writing and local media.

Responsibilities:

  • Pitch, edit and write multiple stories per week for both print and online
  • Conduct story interviews in person and/or over the phone
  • Find and write up local events for the print and online calendar
  • Fact-check stories and monthly print resources/guides
  • Research local trends/hot topics
  • Create weekly social media posts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Update online guides
  • Various administrative tasks (mailing, scanning, etc.) as needed

Requirements:

  • Must be pursuing a degree in Journalism, English, or a related field 
  • Must be able to work at least 10-12 hours a week in our Rockville office
  • Must have strong writing, researching and social media experience
  • Must be familiar with/have an interest in the D.C.-area community (local people, places, things to do, etc.)
  • Must be aware of current trends and local issues
  • Interest in family-related topics such as education, parenting, pre-teen/teen issues and family entertainment
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Outlook, Excel and Word
  • Understanding of Adobe InDesign/InCopy a plus

This is a non-paid/school credit internship.

To apply, please send your cover letter, resume, and a writing sample to [email protected]

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