Crain Communications Inc. Crain's New York Business Digital Fellowship in New York, New York

Crain’s New York Business is hiring a highly motivated post-grad news enthusiasts with a digital-first mindset. This will be a one-year fellowship in New York.

Broadly tasks would include:

  • Writing/producing digital articles

  • Writing web and SEO headlines

  • Managing content for email newsletters

  • Scheduling print articles for online publication

  • Posting/rewriting wire stories

  • Managing/scheduling social media posts

  • Creating photo galleries

  • Aggregating content from other news outlets

  • Other assignments as needed

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Policy, Data Analysis, or related field .

  • Minimum of 6-months of professional experience, including paid and non-paid internships in a newsroom.

  • An enthusiasm for learning, for striving, and for adapting to constant change.

  • An ability to work with others, under pressure, in a spirit of generosity.

  • A self-starter and independent thinker.

  • Strong grammatical skills, with a demonstrated ability to edit and self-edit.

  • Demonstrated experience writing and/or editing for a publication or platform.

  • A demonstrated ability to work across platforms, including video, photo and audio.

  • A demonstrated involvement and prowess in social media, including using it for both sourcing and reporting, and as a platform for your own brand.

  • Ability to work onsite as a part of our midtown Manhattan newsroom.

  • Online / digital portfolio showcasing internship or college work.

Preferences

  • Experience with databases, visualization tools and web design.

  • Knowledge of HTML and CSS.

  • Demonstrated ability to write clearly about complex issues and ideas.

Crain’s New York Business provides news, information and connections on all facets of New York through the prism of business. Crain’s is the leading source of information on the New York economy, the companies and industries that operate here, and connections between government and industry. Crain’s publishes daily news coverage on crainsnewyork.com, weekly coverage in print, and three specialized online daily reports – Insider, Pulse and Real Estate Daily – providing scoops and inside information on politics, health care and real estate, respectively. Readers come to Crain’s for in-depth coverage of the many industries that make up the fabric of New York’s business community.

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