Internship: Editorial

Saratoga's daily newspaper on Thoroughbred racing

Availability: late July - early September
Duties: Interns are regular working members of editorial staff with all responsibilities and opportunities. They represent publication in the mornings for workouts, interview owners, trainers, jockeys and others during mornings and afternoons at the races and contribute in the production process of 5x per week daily newspaper. A summer on The Special is a unique internship and the chance to interact and work alongside many of the racing industry's most prominent players.
Requirements: Lots of enthusiasm and willingness to learn by doing and not just observing. Knowledge and interest in horse racing and equestrian sports. Solid writing, interviewing and social skills. Proofreading skills and knowledge of AP Style and photography a bonus. Familiarity with CMS, Photoshop, multimedia and social networking is helpful.
Compensation: Stipend and/or college credit
Housing Provided: Negotiable.
Include with Application: Résumé, writing sample, cover letter, outline your interest in racing. Emailed applications preferred.
Contact: Tom Law
197 Circular St.
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Phone: (859) 396-9407