Tuesday, July 29, 2008

Creative Loafing Internship Opportunity

Photography Intern WANTED

Creative Loafing Is Looking For A Fall Photography Intern

Creative Loafing-Atlanta offers highly competitive internships to active students. The internships offer students an opportunity to gain real-world experience at the Southeast’s leading alternative weekly and Georgia’s second-most widely circulated newspaper.

Most interns leave their internships with excellent portfolio additions. Creative Loafing interns are highly successful, self-motivated students and some have gone on to top graduate journalism programs, positions at other papers as well as working with Creative Loafing.

The best interns are assertive, ambitious and organized. Each candidate should have some professional work experience and must be working toward a degree. Additionally, candidates must be receiving credit for the internship. We require a minimum commitment of 8-12 hours per week.

The photography intern works with Staff Photographer Joeff Davis and Photo Assistant Tara Pixley. The intern shoots weekly photography assignments that are published in Creative Loafing. Along with this responsibility, the intern works to organize and compile our image archive, assists the staff photographer on location, edits photos, and helps prepare images for publication. Experience using Adobe Photoshop and digital photography equipment is required. Personal SLR photo digital equipment and newsroom experience is a plus. Must have a reliable vehicle and be available to shoot assignments on most weekends. The photography internship is for students who are serious about photography and would like to learn how to work in a professional environment. This internship is unpaid.

Date of Photo Internship: Mid-August to Mid-December (Dates are flexible)
Deadline for Application: Position needs to be filled as soon as possible if you are interested APPLY NOW! (Applications will not be accepted after August 20, 2008)

Apply by sending your resume, cover letter and a portfolio (of no less than 6 low res images at no bigger than 500 pixels wide or a website link to your work) to
Staff Photographer, Joeff Davis at joeff.davis@creatioveloafing.com
Photo Assistant Tara-Lynne Pixley taralynne.pixley@creativeloafing.com

Or Mail to:

Joeff Davis
Creative Loafing
384 Northyards Blvd. Suite 600
Atlanta, GA 30313
QUESTIONS CALL JOEFF at 404.614.1253

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