Loyola University / Communication Internships

Technically Baltimore

What is the Organization's purpose/product/service? Technically Baltimore is a local technology news organization dedicated to how innovation is impacting the region. To do so, the site, which is part of the Technical.ly network, focuses its coverage, conversation and events on three broad areas: Entrepreneurship and business innovation for job growth/retention Smarter workforce and opportunities for digital access/education Civic hacking and workflow management for govt policy/reform. In addition to daily coverage, Technically Baltimore organizes the annual Baltimore Innovation Week and a monthly meetup called Bmore Tech. Describe the interns responsibilities. The Technically Baltimore editorial reporting intern will cover events in the Baltimore technology and innovation community, in addition to filing regular features on the people, places and organizations that drive new ideas in the region. This intern will work both with the Technically Baltimore editor and the site's lead reporter to get a taste for community beat reporting in a surging community of innovation, entrepreneurial activity and creativity. Describe the skill sets a successful candidate will have for this position. Community beat Reporting Writing for the web Photo and video with smartphone, other Social media Interest in and understanding of Baltimore, particularly the city, and its environs. Awareness of Baltimore's technology community preferred, but not required ORGANIZATION Technically Baltimore http://www.technicallybaltimore.com 1111 Light Street Baltimore, MD 21230 Category: Corporation/Business Organization Fields: Entrepreneurial, High tech, Internet-related, Media production/programming (TV, radio, film), Writing/editing/research CONTACT Christopher Wink Cofounder Phone: 215-821-8745 Fax: Email: chris@technicallybaltimore.com INTERNSHIP DETAILS Department: Internship Position: Editorial reporting intern Semester: Spring (February - May), Winter (January) Year: 2013 Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s): journalism, liberal arts, Workdays Required: flexible, some evening and weekend events Hours Per Week: 10, negotiable Pay: No Salary: Stipend: Authorization Requirements: U.S. Citizen / U.S. National Application Deadline: December 7, 2012 Required: Resume, Writing Sample Preferred Application Method: Students should send resume and cover letter to the internship coordinator listed above. Materials are accepted electronically. Email Technically Baltimore cofounder and editor Christopher Wink at chris@technicallybaltimore.com http://www.baltimorecollegetown.org/internships/details/1169/