About City & State
City & State New York, a platform of GovExec, is the premier media organization dedicated to covering local and state politics and policy. Our in-depth profiles, election trackers, legislative scoops and analyses are essential to New York’s leaders. We offer round-the-clock coverage through our award-winning commentary, weekly publications, daily newsletters and events.
City & State is seeking a driven Editorial Intern to join our editorial team. In this role, you will take on serious stories about government decision makers in New York. Past interns have interviewed candidates for governor, tracked legislation and held officials accountable. You will help the team cover the pivotal 2022 general election, and you will be an essential part of editorial discussions and pitch meetings, working closely with everyone on the team to contribute to City & State’s insightful coverage. This is a part time (12-20 hours per week), paid, three-month internship beginning in September 2022. This internship will be mostly remote, with the option of working at our Manhattan office.
- Pitch, report and write stories covering New York City and state politics
- Support reporters and editors with research on long-term projects
- Potential to cover in-person events such as press conferences, election night parties and rallies
- Interest in New York politics
- Interest in journalism and writing
- Attention to detail and receptiveness to feedback
- Politics or journalism major is a plus
Please include a resume, cover letter and two samples of writing and/or journalism work with your application submission. Please apply no later than August 22, 2022.
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