Job Openings at Inside Carolina

Job openings at Inside Carolina.

Beat Writer Assistant (Paid)

Posted 4/1/16 - Filled 5/7/16 (will re-open in 2017)

Inside Carolina is looking to fill a writer/reporter paid internship for the 2016-17 academic year in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Duties
- Assist Inside Carolina's beat writer with day-to-day coverage of UNC sports teams, by attending and reporting on UNC football and basketball games, practices, press conferences, and other UNC-related events and topics. 

Opportunity
- The position offers experience with standard beat coverage, including interviews, transcription and features on UNC sports, as well as audio and video components that are required in today's media market.

Skills Required
- Writing. After initial training period, should be able to develop in-depth content that stands out from other mainstream media.
- Experience. Prior sports reporting and writing will enable a smooth start. (DTH experience is not a requirement.)
- UNC Sports Knowledge. Sufficient understanding of, and enthusiasm for covering, Tar Heel football and basketball is necessary.
- Independence. Guidance will be readily available, however self-sufficient production will ultimately be expected.

Time Required/Travel
- The expected workload should not require more than 20 hours per week. For students, these hours will be able to co-exist with class schedules.
- Some weekend travel may be involved. Inside Carolina will cover travel and accommodation costs.

About Inside Carolina
- Inside Carolina has been “The Independent Voice of UNC Sports” since 1994, with a staff of experienced, professional journalists that are not affiliated with the University and are fully credentialed by UNC, the ACC and the NCAA. Inside Carolina's annual internships are paid positions that provide valuable experience on one of the top college sports beats, guidance and training from an expert staff of reporters and editors, and a springboard to a career in the field. Past Inside Carolina interns can be found at ESPN, The Ringer, Raycom and utilizing graduate school scholarships.


How To Apply
- Submit resume and writing samples to Greg Barnes




Video Production Intern (Paid)

Posted 2/23/16 - Filled 4/12/16 (will re-open in 2017)

Inside Carolina is seeking a part-time video production intern for its web site. The ideal candidate is comfortable working in front of the camera (interviews, etc.) and behind the camera (editing, set up).

Duties
- Attend and report on UNC football and basketball games, practices, press conferences, and other UNC-related events and topics. Shoot, edit and publish video packages to the web site. 

Skills
- Editing. Familiarity with, and competence in, the use of video editing software (which will be provided) is required. 

- Filming. Familiarity with, and competence in, the use of camera equipment (which will be provided) is required.

- Writing. Publishing of videos requires the ability to write ledes and short articles to accompany some video features.

- On-Camera. Experience in a news presentation format, either on-location interviews, or in-studio, is preferred. 

- Familiarity with UNC Sports. Working knowledge of Tar Heel football and basketball is a plus, but not a requirement.

- Creativity. The ability to suggest and implement new ideas about video features is a desired trait for applicants. 

- Independence. Guidance will be available, however self-sufficient production will ultimately be expected. 

Time Required/Travel
- The duties expected should not require more than 20 hours per week. Flexibility in class schedule is a plus, but the hire should be able to fit these duties in with a normal class schedule. 

- Some weekend travel may be involved. Inside Carolina will cover travel and accommodation costs. 

About Inside Carolina
- Inside Carolina has been “The Independent Voice of UNC Sports” since 1994, with a staff of experienced, professional journalists that are not affiliated with the University and are fully credentialed by UNC, the ACC and the NCAA. Inside Carolina's annual internships are paid positions that provide valuable experience on one of the top college sports beats, guidance and training from an expert staff of reporters and editors, and a springboard to a career in the field. Past Inside Carolina interns can be found at ESPN, The Ringer, Raycom and utilizing graduate school scholarships.

How To Apply
- Submit resume and writing samples to Buck Sanders


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