March 21, 2021

Production Support | Summer Internship

Please email recruiting@forkast.news with your resume.

The Role

Forkast.News is looking for a Production Support Summer Intern to join our growing editorial team. The internship will provide an inside look at what it's like to work at a fast-paced startup and is designed to provide students with real-world experience and exposure to working in the digital media industry.

You do not need to know much about blockchain or crypto, but any interest or background is a strong bonus – there will be many opportunities to gain experience and access to what's happening in blockchain, crypto, and digital transformation.

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis. Internships last for the duration of the summer, with the possibility of extension. This is a remote position.

Job Duties

  • Work with Editor-in-Chief and Managing Editor, along with the broader editorial team on stories, story pitches, and publishing schedule

  • Assist the editorial team with all aspects of the research and story lifecycle, including research, fact checks, analysis, and briefings on current and future story assignments

  • Coordinate and research notes on upcoming guests, newsmakers, and projects

  • Assist with scriptwriting for various interview segments and podcasts

  • Opportunity to write stories for publish, with bylines, upon successful research and collaboration with the team

  • Opportunity to attend editorial meetings and see the inner workings of a news organization

Qualifications

  • Enrolled in Associate, Bachelor, or Graduate degree at a top-tier institution

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, unstructured startup environment – hungry and willing to roll up your sleeves

  • Excellent communication skills (native English is preferred)

  • AP Style Writing

  • Skills in data analysis and data compilation are a bonus but not required

  • WordPress CMS for digital publication

About Forkast.News

Forkast.News (www.forkast.news) is a digital media platform covering blockchain and emerging technologies at the intersection of business, economy, and politics. From Asia, to the world.

Since our founding in 2018, our proposition has been different: to bring credible journalism and deep-dive analysis into this emerging space. Emerging technology and digital transformation will re-shape our world, and we speak to an audience of professionals and corporate professionals who are interested in the bigger picture of blockchain, digital assets, and web 3.0. Today, Forkast.News serves as an end-to-end media ecosystem bridging the blockchain community and a Fortune 500 audience.

Forkast.News has become the authority voice in Asia in providing a global perspective on blockchain, partnering with organizations like OECD, EY, IBM, Swire, and the UN General Assembly to lead the most important conversations on blockchain regulation, financial inclusion, digital innovation, and industry impact.

The Team

Based in Hong Kong, Forkast.News supports a growing team across Asia, Europe, and the U.S. The team is led by Editor-in-Chief Angie Lau, a 20+ year veteran journalist most recognized for her role as Bloomberg TV's lead anchor in Asia, with her flagship morning show "First Up with Angie Lau."

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