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INSIDER editorial intern, freelance

Editorial | New York, NY | Internship

Job Description

INSIDER is hiring a paid editorial intern to assist the freelance editor with managing our freelance network beginning immediately.

Freelance interns work with the freelance editor to review stories from our freelance writers and prepare them for publication on the INSIDER website. They become experts in all our verticals and help the editor select stories across all subject areas. They also review and select photos and other elements to accompany stories on our site.

We’re looking for an intern with the following:

  • Familiarity with the INSIDER brand and our various verticals

  • Good instincts for what readers find interesting

  • Experience editing and packaging stories for publication

  • Attention to detail

  • Demonstrable fact-checking skills

  • Familiarity with digital and social media

  • Ability to work at a fast pace

Copyediting skills and light HTML and Photoshop experience help, as does experience managing a blog. You should be a voracious news reader who is eager to learn the ins and outs of a digital newsroom.

This is a paid internship based out of our New York office. Interns are encouraged to work 40 hours a week, and internships run for six months.

INSIDER is great journalism about what passionate people actually want to know. That’s everything from news to food, celebrity to science, politics to sports and all the rest. It’s smart. It’s fearless. It’s fun. We push the boundaries of digital storytelling. Our mission is to inform and inspire.

If this sounds like your dream job, APPLY HERE with a resume and cover letter telling us why you want to be our freelance intern.