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The Dallas Observer is Looking for a Multimedia Intern

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If you see the world in visuals and aren't afraid of interviewing, recording, cropping, color adjusting, and rendering, we have good news. The Dallas Observer is looking for multimedia interns for this summer.

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Above, you can see some of the work our last multimedia intern, Sarah Passon, produced. If learning the skills involved in that work -- conceptualizing, shooting and editing, among others -- interests you, keep reading.

Multimedia interns will work with the editor, reporters, web editor and art director to produce videos to accompany print features and online reporting. (S)he will be expected to produce two brief segments each week, as well as two long-term projects over the course of the semester.

Excellent communication and organizational skills, well-developed creative and production skills, and a comfort level in working independently and juggling several projects on tight deadlines is a must.

The office is equipped with cameras and accessories, but in general equipment is not provided. Interns must have reliable transportation; the Observer will reimburse for mileage and assignment expenses.

Candidates must be proficient in Apple Final Cut Pro X and Compressor, with some knowledge of Apple Motion as well as any editing software the intern may own.

To apply, send a résumé and clips to kristin.bjornsen@voicemediagroup.com. Please include "Multimedia Intern" and "Dallas Observer" in the subject line.

Applicants who are not enrolled in school and who are unable to receive academic credit are ineligible.

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