May 11, 2011

Paid internship @ hyperlocal NYC news website, a hyperlocal news website covering New York City, is offering paid summer editorial internships.

- Passion for writing
- Previous experience reporting, conducting interviews
- Online Media / Journalism major
- Newshound with great research skills
- Excellent communication skills
- Great eye for detail
- Working knowledge of writing for the web, SEO
- Active on Twitter, StumbleUpon and other social media platforms
- Interest / Expertise / Appreciation / Knowledge of NYC Restaurants, Arts & Culture, Nightlife, Shopping and Real Estate

- Curate local news
- Pitch / write original stories
- Research
- Attend Community Board meetings
- Promote content / NearSay through social media and street teams
- Secure press passes for events

To apply, email with EDITORIAL INTERN in the subject line. Submit resume, clips and the answers to these questions:
1. What do you think the top 3 news stories in the East Village are in 2011?
2. What and where is Andrew Carmellinis newest restaurant?
3. What do these abbreviations stand for: MePa, FiDi, LES
4. Which former NYC mayor now has a bridge named after him?
5. Why do you want this internship?


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