Editorial

The Chronicle of the Horse offers an editorial internship for people interested in horses and journalism, based in our Middleburg, Virginia, office. (No telecommuters.) Our internship gives interns a real feel for publishing.

 

Availability: Year-round
Duties: Normal hours are Monday through Friday, 9 to 5, with some flexibility possible. Interns will work in our Middleburg, Virginia, office. Some weekends are spent on assignment. The job description varies little from the actual duties of the editorial staff. We work with the intern, offering personal attention and a level of responsibility fitted to the individual. Successful candidates arrive at the Chronicle ready to hit the ground running thanks to strong writing skills, familiarity with our products and in-depth sport horse knowledge. Duties include: -Fact checking -Researching -Writing news, features and other content for The Chronicle of the Horse magazine, coth.com and Untacked -Managing and publishing photo galleries online -Special web projects -Interviewing experts for profiles or features
Requirements: Requirements: -Strong writing background -Knowledge of English horse sports. A competitive background is strongly suggested. -Interest in a journalism career -Talent for photography helpful -Knowledge of AP Style and multimedia skills helpful -Familiarity with WordPress helpful
Compensation: Salary $7.25 per hour or college credit
Housing Provided: No. We assist in housing search. A car is necessary.
Include with Application: Email résumé, cover letter, equestrian background, writing sample and availability
Contact: Kieran Paulsen
The Chronicle of the Horse
P.O. Box 46
Middleburg, VA 20118
kpaulsen@coth.com