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Digital Editorial Internship

Digital Editorial Internship
Lauren Publications

Lauren Publications is looking for an editorial web intern for fall 2019. We are looking for someone who has passion for digital journalism and curiosity about the latest happenings in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, with a focus on parenting and child-related topics. This is a paid internship; enrollment for college credit internship is not required, but preferred.

During the internship the intern will work closely with the Assistant Editor, Digital Editor, Managing Editor, Executive Editor and Creative + Content Director to develop a well rounded skill set and knowledge of magazine publishing. At the conclusion of the internship, the intern will have a review with the Creative Director to discuss his or her performance during the internship and ask for feedback of their experience at our company.

Tasks include:
Transferring articles from one site to another
Recording which articles are on each site
Checking the URLs to make sure no internal or external errors
Linking old URLs to the new site
Choosing photos for the articles
Creating SEO-friendly headlines and tags

Skills required:
Knowledge of Wordpress
Knowledge of SEO
Knowledge of AP style
Multi-task on various projects and work under deadlines

Hours:15-20 hours per week. Length of commitment is flexible.
Office location:4275 Kellway Circle, Addison, Texas, 75001

About us:

DallasChild, CollinChild, FortWorthChild and NorthTexasChild:award-winning, free, monthly parenting magazines that address the concerns and needs of families, with a special focus on children from prenatal through adolescence. The magazines offer a well-informed, local and relevant perspective on issues affecting families and serve as both a strong voice in the community and a staunch advocate for children.

DallasChildBaby:an annual, free resource for expectant and new parents. It is dedicated to preparing Dallas-area readers for baby’s birth and offers guidelines, advice, comfort and a dose of humor, as well as accurate, up-to-date information on health and safety issues. DallasChildBaby is distributed through OB/GYNs, hospital prenatal packs, baby retailers, maternity stores and bookstores.

Special Needs:A free quarterly publication that serves as a local resource for families living with learning differences and special needs: Down syndrome, cerebral palsy, autism, those who are blind, deaf, are in wheelchairs, have Asperger’s, attention or sensory issues, etc. Special Needs assists parents of children with learning differences by reporting on issues directly related to their lives, building community among families of children with special needs, and promoting acceptance.

Email clips and résumé to:
Heather Vance Devers, Creative and Content Director