Internships, Freelance Opportunities

There are many opportunities out there for the Spring and Summer….take advantage!

MassLive Looking for Spring 2010 Interns:

The editorial intern will be involved in the packaging of online, multimedia news features and projects in a fast-paced, constantly-changing learning environment. Interns will cover stories with text, photos and video. Interns will also have the opportunity to learn to produce photo galleries, shoot and edit video, write news and sports copy and maintain a blog.

Interested candidates should be enrolled in an applicable college program in journalism, communications or computer science. Strong computer skills and familiarity with online media, including some knowledge of HTML, Photoshop and video editing software, will help candidates get the most out of the internship program and help them develop skills to further a potential career in the journalism field.

We can accommodate your busy school and work schedules, so the internship hours will be flexible, with a target of at least 15 hours per week.

Please contact Ben Laresen or Ed Kubosiak if you’re interested: (blarsen@masslive.com; ekubosia@masslive.com).


Gazette/Gazette.net Seeking Spring Interns:

The Gazette is seeking photo, multimedia and sports interns for the Spring semester.  If you’re interested, contact Stan Moulton at SMoulton@gazettenet.com.


Summer Sports Internship at Greenfield Recorder:

Looking for someone who could be available for anywhere between 25-40 hours per week and handle mundane chores as well as writing small game stories and occasional features. Typically, 5 to 10 p.m. Monday-Friday, as well as occasional Sundays from approximately 2 to 9 p.m.  If interested, contact George Forcier at: gforcier@recorder.com.

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About journalismprof

Steve joined the journalism faculty at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in August 2007 and has been working to incorporate multimedia across the curriculum. Since arriving at UMass, Steve has developed three courses modeled after his multimedia journalism course. The courses allow students to work in teams in a newsroom-like environment where they work on packages -- using video, audio and photos to tell stories. He is also working with students on developing amherstwire.com, a news Web site staffed completely by students. Steve has more than 25 years of experience as an editor and reporter for print and online publications, including 10 as an editor at washingtonpost.com. He also edits part-time for espn.com with the NFL and college football network.
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