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Fall 2019: Virginia Business - Journalism Intern (Deadline Aug. 16)

Aug 5, 2019

Posted in: Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships

Virginia Business is the only publication dedicated to covering economic activity in every sector and every region of the state. Since its creation in 1986, the magazine has attracted loyal readers and established a reputation as a must-read for anybody who wants to stay abreast of economic events in the commonwealth. The publication has received several national journalism awards since 2010.

General job duties of journalism intern:
 Produce stories and other content for the web, print magazine and supplemental publications
 Fact-checking and updating lists and charts 
 Conducting interviews with Virginia business leaders and experts

Qualifications:
• Upper-level journalism student OR non-journalism major with interest in journalism business writing 
• Strong writing skills
• Interest in business issues
• Proficient in Microsoft Excel
• Knowledge of AP Style
• Ability to meet deadlines
• Ability to work independently and in a group

Additional information:
This is an unpaid internship that is offered for academic credit. Must be available to work at least 10 hours per week. Interested applicants should email a cover letter explaining why they're interested in the internship and outlining the semester and hours needed; resume; two references and two writing samples to:

Kate Andrews
Deputy Editor
Virginia Business
kandrews@va-business.com
804-225-5591

PRIORITY DEADLINE FOR FALL INTERNSHIP: Aug. 16, 2019 
Virginia Business is located in the Shockoe Slip Historic District in downtown Richmond, 1207 E. Main St., #100.