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Journalism Experience

by Wes Messamore, published

As a full-time managing editor for the Independent Voter Network (, 2010 YAL media intern Wes Messamore is recruiting young writers for a part -time journalism internship writing weekly articles now through November with relevant and critical analysis of news and politics.

Should be a self-starter, motivated, and excited about contributing to one of the fastest-growing public policy organizations in the new media space. No previous experience in journalism necessary, but any relevant writing samples should be included along with a one-page resume and contact information to apply for the position. Contact Wes Messamore at [email protected].

Qualified applicants will be contacted promptly via email to schedule a phone interview. The internship is unpaid. Benefits include: work and writing experience with a YAL veteran now working professionally in journalism, building a portfolio of published writing to include in your resume, letters of recommendation for a job well done, and references from our organization to list in job / internship applications. Telecommuting okay.

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