We seek individuals passionate about creating news, faith, and culture content that informs, inspires, and equips readers to join our virtual newsroom as Editorial Interns and Volunteers.
Faithfully Magazine is a news and culture website centered on Christian communities of color.
About the Editorial Roles
FM Editorial Intern and Volunteer positions last from three months to one year, with the possibility to extend the term. Interns and Volunteers are asked to commit to at least 10 hours (2-3 articles) per week. These are unpaid positions, and college students are encouraged to seek credit.
FM Editorial Interns and Volunteers’ duties and responsibilities include:
- Writing various kinds of web content, including (but not limited to) news briefs, listicles, short profiles, Q&As, and in-depth features
- Acquiring interviews with story subjects and interacting with publicists
- Identifying/conceiving of and pitching stories relevant to FM’s audience found via social media, press releases, journal articles, etc.
- Providing occasional on-the-ground event coverage (junkets, premieres, conferences, etc.)
- Participating in brainstorming sessions and content ideation meetings
- And other editorial duties as they arise
FM Editorial Interns and Volunteers should have some news writing and interviewing skills, be organized and eager to learn, and welcome implementing critical feedback. They should also be able to manage multiple projects and deliver content with time-sensitive deadlines. Access to a secure computer, phone, and dedicated Internet connection is required.
What Interns and Volunteers Gain
Faithfully Magazine Editorial Interns and Volunteers will be exposed to the world of digital news production through a combination of education, experience, and mentorship.
The objective is for FM Interns to develop and refine their writing, research, interviewing, and related skills while also gaining familiarity with various digital production tools. FM Editorial Interns and Volunteers should be eager to develop their journalistic skills and grow their portfolio. Ultimately, they will be equipped to function as news professionals in the field of Journalism.
Some FM Editorial Interns and Volunteers will interview artists, academics, authors, ministry/church leaders, influencers, and more; enjoy complimentary FM merch, copies of books, and other media materials; preview and review new movies and music; attend media events; and participate in industry gatherings and network with other professionals in the field.
How to Apply
We review applications on a rolling basis. Selected candidates will be interviewed and may be asked to complete a short editorial test.
A Gmail account is needed to complete the application. A resume, cover letter, two references, and links to at least two clips are also required.