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Fall 2019: SWNS Media Group (New York) - Editorial & Outreach Intern

Aug 19, 2019

Posted in: Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships

POSITION: Editorial and outreach internship

BACKGROUND: SWNS Media Group is a growing news and PR service that develops survey-led news stories for a wide audience. We are based in DUMBO, Brooklyn.  

We are looking for an intern to join our outreach and distribution team to help aid in our day to day operations as well as learn the ins and outs of a growing PR business.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Working on the editorial team directly helping to build our outreach operation. Major tasks will include:

  • Building outreach lists with Muck Rack

  • Maintaining and updating the story release schedule

  • Pitching stories to journalists and outlets

  • Monitoring coverage pickup and updating coverage reports

  • Sitting in on strategy meetings and distribution-related calls with clients

  • Reworking stories with new angles for pitching

  • Contributing ideas to weekly brainstorms

  • Helping choose songs for the office playlist

HOURS: Part Time - 2-3 days per week, travel reimbursed

START DATE/DURATION: Fall Semester - Late August – Mid-December

CONTACT : Please send all applications to distribution@swnsmediagroup.com. (Inform Maggie McDearmon at mcdearmonme@vcu.edu if you have submitted an application.)