Breaking News Intern
Posted on 1/26/2023
The Daily Beast
New York, NY, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Content & Writing
  • Experience writing breaking news from a previous internship or campus publication
  • A voracious news diet and appetite for current affairs, pop culture, and internet trends
  • Prior knowledge of web publishing and using a content management system
  • Comfort meeting daily deadlines
  • The Daily Beast is seeking talented, motivated, and dependable reporting interns to join the newsroom full time starting late April through August as part of the Cheat Sheet/breaking news team. Open to undergraduate juniors and seniors with light course loads, graduate students, and post-grads, the internship is an exciting opportunity for emerging journalists to learn how a newsroom works while gaining hands-on experience
  • Duties will include writing and posting Cheat Sheet and express news articles, writing snappy article and SEO headlines, fixing style/grammatical errors, and making any changes requested by the editorial or production staff. Ideal candidates are flexible and quick writers with a strong sense of news judgment and ability to take initiative