Writing Intern

  • Category:
    Writing Intern
  • Deadline:
    Jan. 15, 2020, 11:59 a.m.

Overview: As a Pacific Ties staff writer, you will be responsible for attending weekly staff meetings, pitching ideas, covering a range of events and topics relevant to the APIDA community at UCLA, in Los Angeles, or in the nation and beyond, and, most importantly, publishing articles on a regular basis. The forms of writing a staff writer may contribute includes, but is not limited to: news reporting, opinion pieces, blog posts, reviews, short story, poetry, creative fiction pieces…

There is a minimum 3 office hours per week, to be met at any time that the building is open. Applicants do not need prior news writing experience to apply for this job. There will Student Media training sessions taught by professionals, staff workshops, and office hours available for guidance. However, due to the nature of the position, writers with organized, persuasive, and succinct writing abilities will be preferred.

Please note that mandatory media law training and writing training for new staff writers will occur on the weekends of week 3-5: January 25-26, February 1-2, and February 8-9. Location and times TBA.