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Fall 2020: Richmond on the Cheap - Print/Online Journalism Intern

Sep 14, 2020

Posted in: Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships

Name of Business: Richmond on the Cheap


Type of internship

Print/online Journalism


Description of Organization

Richmond on the Cheap helps readers explore Richmond, Virginia, save money and have fun. Full of useful information for a local and farther flung audience, we are always looking for deals and discounts to help readers save money while enjoying life. Articles are disseminated through a newsletter, social media sites and website:


Intern Responsibilities

  • Write articles. 
  • Truthfully report, fact check and interview articles.
  • Pitch article ideas.
  • Engage in the editing process with site editor.
  • Interns have the opportunity to explore a beat/topic area as well as explore general assignment writing.
  • Upon completion of internship, interns will come away with a professional, published writing portfolio.


Intern Qualifications

  • Interest in and/or experience writing, reporting, fact checking and interviewing.
  • Must be curious, ethical, brave and possess a sense of justice.
  • Must have writing skills including knowledge of grammar and AP style, impeccable spelling.
  • Must have access to own computer, internet, transportation and phone.
  • Must have knowledge of or interest in learning about the Richmond, Virginia area and be based here.
  • Junior or Senior preferred.


When offered:

Fall, spring and summer semesters.





How far from campus:



Who to Contact:

Send cover letter with references, resume and writing samples to: 

Dina Weinstein, Richmond on the Cheap, editor and publisher

Subject line: ROTC internship application

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