Vox Media is hiring an

Intern, The Verge (fall semester)

New York, United States
Internship

Job Description: Fall Intern, The Verge

Vox Media is one of the fastest growing media companies today, combining the best content, technology, and distribution capabilities to connect with an audience of 170 million people each month who rely on us for a modern, intelligent take on the world. Simply put, we create smart media brands for smart audiences.

Vox Media is eight distinct media brands: SB Nation (Sports), The Verge (Technology and Culture), Polygon (Gaming), Eater (Food and Nightlife), Racked (Shopping, Beauty and Fashion), Curbed (Real Estate and Home), Vox.com (General News), and Re/code (Tech Business).

As a Verge Fall Intern, you will help to produce articles and videos. Ideal candidates for this position will be passionate about the intersection of technology, science, and culture. Interns who excel at supporting the work of the journalists on staff will have the opportunity to publish stories of their own . This position will report to Ben Popper and Ross Miller, and will be based in New York City. This is a paid, part-time position without benefits. Interns will work ten hours a week and be paid $9 an hour.

 

What you’ll do: 

  • Provide research and fact checking for journalists producing stories on deadline
  • Transcribe interviews for staff journalists
  • Aid in the creation of gift guides, galleries, and product database entries
  • Provide additional reporting (for credit)
  • Write short stories assigned by our news editors
  • Pitch longer reports and features

What you’ll bring:

  • A desire to collaborate with staff reporters, editors, and fellow interns to produce great work
  • A nose for news and the ability to write sharp, clean, and factually accurate copy on a tight deadline
  • An understanding that support work for staff journalists comes before original reporting

Bonus points for:

  • Deep knowledge of subject matter central to The Verge’s ongoing coverage
  • Ability to source original scoops that attract attention

About working at Vox Media:

This is a paid, part-time position without benefits. Interns will work ten hours a week and be paid $9 an hour. We encourage candidates of all experience levels to apply. If the above doesn't describe you perfectly, please get in touch anyway and tell us why you want to work with us. Vox Media is committed to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and everyone is encouraged to apply.  Vox Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, disability, national origin, protected veteran status, age, or any other status protected by applicable national, federal, state, or local law.