Another online opportunity


Here’s a job opportunity from MOB member Matt Cuthbert. We want to point out that al.com is the online home of The Birmingham News, Huntsville Times and Mobile Press-Register:

al.com is looking for two online editorial interns. Internship responsibilities will include maintaining and updating news stories and section front pages, working closely with the editorial production staff to build special-report packages, monitoring discussions in forums and blogs, creating photo galleries, monitoring news wires, and updating news, entertainment and sports databases.

Candidates should be pursuing a degree in Journalism or Communications or have comparable work experience. An ideal candidate would have relevant experience, such as working on a school newspaper, web site or prior internship.

Candidates should possess skills in the following areas:
– Editing photos with Adobe Photoshop and ImageReady
– Editing HTML with a text editor
– Using FTP to publish files to the Internet
– Strong grammar and spelling skills
– Strong knowledge of Windows operating systems

Candidates should be prepared to work weekends. This is a part-time, paid position. $10 per hour/20 hours per week. Please email resume to jobs@al.com with the subject line “editorial internship.”

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