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AZ Tech Beat | November 25, 2017

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Internships – Editorial & Video journalists

Editorial/Reporting Internship

Voted as one of the top Technology blogs in the country and recognized by USA Today as the “Go-To” news source for what is happening in the Arizona tech scene, AZ Tech Beat is seeking a reporting journalist and backpack video journalist for Summer and Fall! 

We only work with cool people that want to write about the awesome in the AZ tech sector. You’ll work in a Google-like office, with free meals twice a week, beanbags for chairs, a Zen room, office dogs, game room, workout facility, do I need to go on? Oh and you’ll meet the coolest founders and CEOs in Arizona and write about everything from 3D printing, gaming, mobile apps to entrepreneurship and the coolest gadget on the market- yeh we get the new stuff first.

We work hard and play hard and get stuff done. It’s a fast pace, so if you have high energy and a kick ass attitude, go ahead and read on.

The awesome job

  • Work directly with Chief Editor
  • Interview startups
  • Report on breaking news in local and national news
  • Copyediting skills and AP knowledge a must
  • Work in a really cool office – I mentioned the food right?
  • Research to support articles & fact checking
  • Beat on the street vibe
  • Cover events in the tech sector
  • Help prepare TV segments
  • Must love dogs
  • and more…

The Qualifications

Journalist background a must

  • Good copy editing skills / AP style
  • WordPress savvy
  • Coachable, bring positive energy to the environment, collaborative style, flexible, reliable, organized
  • Execute deliverables under deadline
  • Responsive and good follow up skills a must
  • Not afraid to learn something new
  • For College Students: Junior & Senior preferred
  • Must love dogs

Video Journalist – additional skills

  • Video editing skills
  • Photo editing skills
  • Have equipment available to photograph and video an event or interview or access to equipment through the school
  • Backpack reporter
  • Ability to work autonomously at an event and get the story
  • Open to feedback and ability to adapt to various creative styles of telling a story
  • Send links to clips along with resume

The Commitment

  • Remote and office 16-20 hours
  • Located in North Scottsdale – Raintree & 101
  • Must play with the dogs

Please review our online publication before submitting.  Send resume and samples of work to editor@aztechbeat.com