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Editorial Fellowship - July 2019

Atlantic Media

Atlantic Media is dedicated to equipping opinion leaders with breakthrough ideas and original insights. Its powerful affiliate companies, including The Atlantic, Government Executive Media Group, and National Journal Group, reach leaders across all sectors—consumer, business, media, and government. Strategically designed to meet the unique needs of the communities its companies serve, Atlantic Media’s innovative portfolio of digital, print, event, social, and video platforms engages an influential audience of over 55 million worldwide each month.

 

Atlantic Media Fellowship

Atlantic Media offers highly ambitious recent college graduates a unique full-time opportunity to participate in our Fellowship Program. This Program is a structured, year-long, paid fellowship for top-tier talent committed to careers in media in business or editorial functions. Fellows spend the year working alongside a team within one of our prestigious brands.

 

The Atlantic

Founded in 1857 and today one of the fastest growing media platforms in the industry, The Atlantic has throughout its history championed the power of big ideas and continues to shape global debate across print, digital, events, video, and audio platforms. With its award-winning digital presence TheAtlantic.com and CityLab.com on cities around the world, The Atlantic is a multimedia forum on the most critical issues of our times—from politics, global, and the economy, to technology, arts, and culture.

Atlantic57

Atlantic 57 is the award-winning consulting division of The Atlantic. Founded to help other leading brands and organizations learn from The Atlantic’s transformation from legacy brand to media pioneer, today it brings together the best thinking across business strategy, journalism, communications, audience research, design, and product development to help clients succeed in a changing world.

 

National Journal Group

National Journal is a premier research and insights company committed to helping organizations effectively navigate Washington. The mission is to equip the thousands of government and business leaders in the nation’s capital with the intelligence, insights, and connections they need to save time, increase efficiency, and deliver success. Best known as one of Washington’s most trusted media brands for nearly 50 years, our expertise is unmatched with teams of specialists dedicated to government affairs, communications, and political research, in addition to exceptional journalism. National Journal’s premier products are: National Journal Leadership Council, Hotline, Race Tracker, National Journal Daily, Ballast Research, Network Science Initiative, and the newly launched Presentation Center Concierge.

 

Government Executive Media Group

Government Executive is government's business news daily and the premier digital destination for senior leaders in the federal government's departments and agencies. Our readers are the high-ranking civilian and military officials who are responsible for defending the nation and carrying out the laws that define the government's role in our economy and society. Our essential editorial mission is to cover the business of the federal government and its huge departments and agencies -- dozens of which dwarf the largest institutions in the private sector. Government Executive Media Group also includes Nextgov (on technology and the future of government), Defense One (covering emerging national security issues) and Route Fifty (on state and local government). 

 

Editorial Fellowship opportunities could include, but are not limited to:

  • Blogging
  • Branded content
  • Copy editing
  • Event content creation
  • Fact-checking
  • Multimedia editing
  • Reporting
  • Research
  • Social media
  • Video production

 

Atlantic Media Academy

Additionally, all Atlantic Media Fellows participate in the Atlantic Media Academy, a comprehensive curriculum providing a 360-degree view of the modern media industry covering the editorial, operational, and economic sides of both magazine and digital journalism today.

The Fellowship will begin in July 2019 and will run through June 2020. All Fellowship opportunities will be located in Washington, D.C. or New York, NY.

 

Who an Atlantic Media Editorial Fellow Is:

As a world-renowned enterprise that thinks and acts like a digital media startup, we place a premium on finding exceptional talent. We seek individuals with fresh perspectives who constantly push us to be at the forefront of an increasingly digital, mobile and social world.

 

Attributes Particular to the Role:

  • Passionate: Having a strong interest in journalism and online media
  • Conscientious: Concerned with detail and possessing effective time management and organizational skills
  • Mature: Poised and adept at exhibiting “grace under pressure”

 

Atlantic Media Values – at Least by Aspiration:

  • Force of Ideas:  At the center of Atlantic Media work are the ideas within our writing.  We believe that ideas – to the good and not – have consequence.  Our highest work is bringing rigor, insight, intellectual honesty, to that ultimate purpose of separating the bad from the good, and giving voice to the latter.
  • Spirit of Generosity:  Atlantic Media seeks in its ranks a spirit of generosity – a natural disposition in each colleague toward service and selfless conduct.  Atlantic Media writing should be cut from the same cloth – critical on the merits but informed by charity and forbearance in measuring motive and personal character.

 

Atlantic Media is an equal opportunity employer of minorities, women, veterans, and those with disabilities.


The July 2019 Fellowship application is open through midnight EST January 28, 2019.

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