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Summer 2020 Journalism Internship (MarketWatch)

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Dow Jones

Summer 2020 Journalism Internship (MarketWatch)

New York, NY
  • Responsibilities

    Are you an aspiring journalist who is adept at finding the financial angle in any story—and then using it to tell stories that help readers make better-informed financial decisions? (Or, perhaps, one who wants to learn how?) If so, we want your talents here at MarketWatch.

    We are seeking an undergraduate or graduate student who intends to pursue a career in journalism for paid, full-time, 10-week summer internship in our New York headquarters. This is an opportunity to work directly alongside our reporters, editors, visual journalists and other news-gathering and presentation teams as they cover news and themes in markets, corporate events, politics, economics, personal finance and other topics relevant to our audience.

    Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

    • Writing news stories and reblogs covering financial news and events
    • Fact-checking
    • Research
    • Transcription
    • Building posts in Wordpress
  • Qualifications

    Skills and Qualifications:

    The ideal candidate is enterprising, energetic, collegial and eager to learn about how to serve an audience in real time across digital platforms. We also look for and require:

    • Undergraduate or Graduate students pursuing studies in Journalism or a related field, with a minimum of 2 years of school completed
    • An interest in at least one of the following areas: reporting, writing, editing, web production, visual/data/interactive journalism, or video editing
    • Fluency in English
    • A commitment to the highest journalistic ethics
    • Enthusiasm for financial and business journalism
    • (Preferred) Relevant experience

    Application Requirements:

    • Resume
    • Cover letter
    • Work samples
  • Industry
    Online Media
  • About Us
    Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to become a world-wide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including our flagship Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News and other great products. World-class journalism lies at the core of our growing news-derived data capabilities, driven by innovation in AI and machine learning. We understand that the better the provenance of information, the greater the opportunity.