Summer Internship - News Writer

US-TN-Nashville
Job ID
2017-23859
Job Family
Internships

Overview

As our News Writer intern, you’ll report and write articles for our award-winning, nationally circulated magazine, Facts & Trends, and our website, FactsAndTrends.net. You'll also write news and produce feature stories for our employee magazine and intranet. This position is located at our Nashville, Tennessee headquarters.

 

Responsibilities

  • Write and edit stories for magazines and internal communications

  • Research facts and conduct interviews with acclaimed authors and experts

  • Collaborate with experienced journalists to develop story ideas, build sources, and edit content

  • Have the opportunity to produce multimedia journalism, including audio and video news and photography

Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with campus newspaper, magazine, website, or other media outlet

  • Keen interest in news, current events, culture, faith, and issues that affect churches

  • Ability to grasp complex issues quickly and explain them in simple, concise language

  • Multimedia production skills preferred but not required

  • Must participate in the entirety of the program: June 4-August 3, 2018

  • Must be enrolled in a related program of study

  • Candidates must be currently enrolled at a college or university in an undergraduate or graduate program, and have fully completed at least two years of study.  Recent graduates are eligible if they graduated the semester immediately prior (Spring 2018 graduates only)

 

Interning at LifeWay

LifeWay Christian Resources is the world's largest provider of Christian resources, and one of 2017 Forbes Best Midsize Employers.  We exist to assist churches and believers to evangelize the world to Christ, develop believers, and grow churches by being the best provider of relevant, high quality, high value Christian products and services.  

 

Our internships offer significantly more than “busy work.”  As an intern, you’ll receive weekly professional development and leadership training, exposure to senior leaders across all areas of LifeWay’s business, and mentoring relationships with a professional in your field.  Our offices are in the heart of downtown Nashville, placing you in the middle of a vibrant and diverse city, filled with cultural and professional benefits.

LifeWay’s summer internship program pays $10/hour for undergraduate students and $15 for graduate students.  Interns work 32 hours per week on average.  Housing is not provided.

 

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