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News Reporting Internship

Job description

We currently have an opening of up to 3 months for an internship (remote) within our News Department. To be considered for this position you must be at least be pursing an undergraduate / masters in journalism or related discipline and be available to commence the internship for 3 months from hire.


Join Ovis and build a better tomorrow.

Position Description:

The ideal intern should be able to write compelling and professional scripts and news reports following AP style guidelines, as well as be skilled at performing basic audio & video editing, along with making podcasts. The intern should also have a basic understanding of blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies.  


The internship is entirely virtual.


The  marketing team collaborates with teammates, stakeholders and subject matter experts to develop strategies and tactics that bring business priorities and technical topics to life. The successful candidate will be part of a high energy team.


This internship will give you the opportunity to deepen your journalism  knowledge and sharpen your analytic  thinking, hone your influencing skills, enrich your communication capabilities, and grow your network. You are required to work remotely for 20 hours per week.


In this role you:

  • Must be able to communicate clearly on camera

  • May act as a reporter/ talk show host

  • Will write scripts for broadcast news programming

  • Will write news stories for the Ovis website

  • Will gather regional news stories and content

  • Will publish affiliate links on Ovis site

  • Will use social media to promote content and service


Growth Opportunities:

  • Deepen your understanding of Ovis' business model technology, and internal communications ecosystem

  • Strengthen your systems thinking and ability to collaborate across different groups and roles

  • Enrich your communication capabilities by distilling complex information gathered from multiple sources into clear messages and actions


Qualifications:

  • Pursing at least an undergraduate / masters in journalism or related discipline

  • Excellent English writing abilities

  • A constant learner with acumen and understanding of trends

  • Confident, self-starter with a good understanding of what makes a good story

  • Multi-channel experience with knowledge of evolving and emerging platforms

  • Strong verbal communications: experience navigating complex conversations and conducting interviews with professionalism

  • Able to work under pressure independently, adapt as needed and meet deadlines


Skills and experience:

  • Excellent creativity, written and verbal communications skills

  • Proactive, self-motivated, well organized, thoughtful, and assertive

  • Effective time management skills and the ability to work across organizational boundaries

  • Excellent problem-solving skills


Preferred experience:

  • 1 years+ experience in journalism, public/press relations,  would be advantageous


Remuneration:

  • Successful candidate will be compensated in both USD and Ovis cryptocurrency - TRUTH Tokens

  • $750 stipend in USD cash (20 hours a week for 3 months)

  • For  additional hours - Ovis TRUTH Tokens cryptocurrency at equivalent $25 USD/ hour

  • On successful completion we will give you a token bonus of  5000 Truth Tokens - the Ovis cryptocurrency

You can learn more about how TRUTH tokens are used here or you can calculate future value of the tokens here.


About Us:

Ovis is on a mission to restore the public’s faith in journalism. We believe truth, transparency and accountability are the cornerstones of a well-functioning democracy, and that an honest, objective, fact-driven, free press is vital to any democracy’s success. Ovis value truth, accountability, transparency, equality, diversity, and democracy. We believe that when all these values work in harmony, our community will thrive both socially and economically.


Ovis is on a mission to restore the public’s faith in journalism. We believe truth, transparency and accountability are the cornerstones of a well-functioning democracy, and that an honest, objective, fact-driven, free press is vital to any democracy’s success.


We reject the outdated media business models, which pressure newsrooms to put profits over people and the truth. We dedicate ourselves to creating and embracing a fresh storytelling paradigm with a singular focus: Incentivizing the Truth.


We strive to ensure each news story we authenticate is trustworthy, verifiable, and accurate. We commit to ensuring every aspect of our community is transparent and accountable to the people, by the people and for the people.

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