The Charlotte Area Association of Black Journalists (CAABJ) is an affiliate chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), a nonprofit organization focused on establishing strong ties among African-Americans working in the media and expanding and balancing the media's coverage of the African-American community and experience.

August 5, 2008

Creative Loafing Internship

Creative Loafing, Charlotte's alternative weekly newspaper, is seeking editorial internship candidates who are currently enrolled in school and are pursuing a degree in journalism or a similar field. Students with an interest in news, arts, music and film are especially encouraged to apply. Students must receive class credit for this unpaid internship. No exceptions.

Duties include, but are not limited to, the following: data entry for events and listings, writing event previews, copy editing, assisting staff writers with research and organization for news and feature stories; writing short section pieces, blog entries, sidebars and/or feature stories; and general office tasks, including transcribing letters to the editor, plus general mailings, filing and archiving.

Applicants should submit their resume with a cover letter, and a minimum of three published writing samples via email, fax or mail by August 15. Email Kimberly Lawson, operations editor, .

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