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Northern Virginia Magazine

February 9th, 2016 · No Comments · Internships

Northern Virginia Magazine, a monthly regional lifestyle, seeks highly motivated candidates to write about the Northern Virginia food and the dining scene.

Primary Responsibilities: 
* Support section editor with restaurant, beer, wine and hospitality coverage
* Pitch and write blog posts on Gut Check (bonus: photography and video skills)
* Pitch and write print stories for Northern Virginia Magazine
*Contribute to additional online and print projects, as assigned

Job Requirements: 
* Interest in food trends, restaurant news and the Northern Virginia dining scene
*Journalism, communications or English majors preferred
*Experience writing for school or other publication preferred
* Familiarity with AP Style Manual
* Familiarity with blogging and social media
* Familiarity with Microsoft Excel / data entry procedures
* Sharp attention to detail
* Ability to work independently and a self-starter

This position is unpaid, however, upon completion interns will amass quality writing samples and learn the inner workings of the magazine industry. Candidates must be available for at least 20 hours per week.

Application Process: 
To apply, please send a cover letter, current resume and one writing sample to or fax (703-288-0203, ATTN: Dining Editor).

Application Deadlines:
Spring (January-May): November 15
Summer (mid-May-August): April 13
Fall (mid-August-December): August 8


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