[Media-L] Democracy Now internship

Vanessa Domine dominev at mail.montclair.edu
Wed Oct 20 06:44:46 MDT 2010


Please forward to anyone you think might be interested.

Announcing Democracy Now!'s News Production Intern/Fellowship Program*
*Includes 6 month stipend*

Democracy Now!, a New York-based independent, non-commercial daily
radio/TV/Internet news hour is seeking applicants for two paid
internships/fellowships beginning in early 2011 in the concentrations
listed below.

1) *Video/TV News Production* - must be proficient in video shooting
and editing with Final Cut Pro. Duties will include filming speeches,
press conferences and protests as well as editing material for the
daily broadcast.

2) *News Production* - must have excellent research and writing
skills. Some prior journalism experience preferred. Duties will
include assisting our news team in producing the daily news program,
researching stories, pre-interviewing guests, and writing copy.

Both positions require candidates to have:

    - a good news sense and follow a variety of news sources on a
daily basis (including both commercial and independent news outlets).

    - the ability to work well in a team

    - a professional demeanor in all situations

The stipend paid will cover a minimum of 20 hours per week for a
minimum of six months. Additional hours may be requested depending on
the needs of the program.

To apply send a cover letter, resume, LINKS TO WRITING AND/OR VIDEO
SAMPLES and at least three references to fellowship at democracynow.org

FOR VIDEO SAMPLES PLEASE include URL links to clips that represent the
applicant's shooting and editing ability, with a full list of credits
on the submitted pieces. There is no limit of the number of samples
submitted.

Deadline: November 15, 2010

Thank you for supporting Democracy Now!
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