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Fall 2018: Urban Views - Photojournalist Intern

Aug 27, 2018

Posted in: Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships

Urban Views celebrates and explores the lives, work, achievements, and leisure accomplishments of the African American community of Richmond, Virginia, and the surrounding region. We strive to raise the profiles of the many people who make Richmond a vibrant community. Urban Views has published a print product weekly for the last ten years that was distributed throughout the Greater Richmond area. Last year we ended the printed product and are now 100% online.

The Photojournalist will capture professional quality photographs and video then will share them along with compelling stories about day-to-day life, celebrations and unique milestones occurring in the African American community.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is a great photographer and storyteller.

Responsibilities:
• Capture professional quality photos and video
• Write weekly blog post sharing compelling stories of life
• Utilize social media to promote and share photos and stories (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
• Work remotely with weekly check-in meetings (in-person and/or video)

Qualifications:
• Strong photography skills and willing to use own equipment
• Strong written communication skills
• Clear, concise and compelling storytelling skills
• Ability to work both independently and in a team setting
• Great people skills, positive attitude, initiative, enthusiasm and a lover of life

Compensation:
Unpaid. Able to earn course credit hours consistent with college’s standards.

To Apply:
Email resume and cover letter to: Ervin Clarke publisher@urbanviewsrva.com