[Media-L] Democracy Now internship
dominev at mail.montclair.edu
Wed Oct 20 06:44:46 MDT 2010
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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
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
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
Deadline: November 15, 2010
Thank you for supporting Democracy Now!
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