INSP is seeking a Street News Service intern to join the Glasgow team in January 2010.
Collate all submissions of news articles, features, and photographs contributed by INSP street paper members around the world.
Select and collate supplemental content from external partners, including Reuters, Inter Press Service, and international NGO bodies.
Format and copyedit all English-language submissions and ensure their applicability to regional and international audience.
Liaise with INSP staff and volunteer translators regarding article translations.
Write brief article summaries to aid INSP members in the selection of content.
Upload all material (text and photographs) to the Street News Service website.
Draft and distribute email feeds for each weekly edition, recognising contributors and highlighting notable articles as ‘Top Stories’
Monitor Street News Service usage, as needed
Communicate with member street papers to encourage use of the service
Strong written communication skills.
Attention to detail and ability to work well independently.
Background in journalism strongly preferred.
This is an unpaid internship but a small bursary is provided.