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Business Insider editorial fellowship (FALL/WINTER)

Editorial | New York, NY | Internship

Job Description

Business Insider is hiring paid editorial fellows to write for our site beginning in September. 

The Insider Fellowship Program is for early career journalists who want to spend six months learning from a newsroom full of passionate, dedicated journalists. Fellows are assigned to teams and become experts in digital storytelling. They produce real work that is distributed to our audience of millions, and by the end of six months are prepared for the next phase of their journalism careers. For more information on the Insider Fellowship Program, see here.

Fellows on our editorial team are assigned to desks covering topics ranging from the stock market to healthcare to careers in the unique Business Insider style. They spend their time doing meaningful work: researching, writing, pitching and producing features — even breaking news if the timing is right. 

All our editorial fellows should have:

  • Experience reporting and writing (school publications are great)

  • A passion for digital storytelling and voracious reading habits

  • Familiarity with digital and social media

  • Ability to work quickly and collaboratively with a fast-paced team

  • Light HTML and/or Photoshop experience

  • Proofreading and copyediting skills

This is an hourly paid fellowship based out of our New York office. Fellows are encouraged to work 40 hours a week, and fellowships run for six months. Start date for this position will be in September.

For September 2019, fellows will be placed on one of the following teams:

  • Healthcare

  • Finance

  • Strategy

  • Executive life

  • Media

  • Careers

  • Technology

  • Transportation

  • Retail

  • Advertising

Created for the digital generation, Business Insider is the largest business news site in the U.S. and one of the fastest-growing news brands in the world. We embrace the themes of positive change and innovation and use fast, fun, and informative storytelling to cover the business, tech, and finance news stories you need to know to work, play and live better.

APPLY HERE with a resume and cover letter telling us why you want to be a Business Insider editorial fellow. In your cover letter, please indicate up to three subject areas that you would be interested in covering. (Indicating a preference here does not guarantee placement on one of these teams.) Please also include links to relevant clips if you have them. Applications are due July 31.