• Summer Internship - News Writer

    Location US-TN-Nashville
    Job ID
    2018-24761
    Job Family
    Internships
  • Overview

    As our Communications and News Writer intern, you’ll will work closely with our team to develop and deliver engaging, multi-channel messages both externally and internally. Additionally, you’ll report and write articles for FactsAndTrends.net, and write news and feature stories for our employee intranet. This position is located at our Nashville, Tennessee headquarters.

    Responsibilities

    • Write and edit articles, news releases, social media posts, etc. for internal and external audiences
    • Research facts and conduct interviews with acclaimed authors and experts
    • Collaborate with experienced journalists to develop story ideas, build sources, and edit content
    • Ensure proper dissemination of content through various media channels and track outcomes
    • Have the opportunity to produce multimedia stories, combining text, audio, video, photography, graphics

    Qualifications

    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

    • Experience with campus newspaper, magazine, website, or other media outlet; familiar with AP style

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

    • Demonstrated ability to multitask and hit numerous deadlines simultaneously

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

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

    • Skilled in – or interested in learning – Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, etc.)

    • Familiar with HTML and social media preferred but not required

    • Multimedia production skills preferred but not required

    • Must participate in the entirety of the program: June 3 - August 2, 2019

    • Must be enrolled in a related program of study (Majoring in English, Communications, Journalism)

    • 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 2019 graduates only).

     

    Interning at LifeWay (internship.lifeway.com)

    LifeWay Christian Resources is the world's largest provider of Christian resources, and one of 2018 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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