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[INTERN] Punch! Editorial Internship

Punch! Editorial Internship

Job/Internship type:

Paid Internship (college credit)

Company/Publication Name:



New York, NY


Punch! is a digital media startup that develops and distributes smart, topical, and irreverent original content for the iPad. Our top-tier creative team of journalists, editors, designers and technologists are setting out to reinvent traditional media on the tablet. We’re seeking a talented, funny and ambitious editorial intern with a passion for news, pop culture and entertainment.


The Ideal Candidate:

–Has savant-level research-and-reporting skills.

–Can write with clarity and wit.

–Possesses broad knowledge of current events, high and low culture, and all things viral.

–Is at least moderately tech-savvy (no home-schooleds please)— video-editing experience is a big plus.

— Is organized, intuitive, and self-motivated.

–Can take direction and execute complicated editorial tasks—and doesn’t care whether that occasionally means finishing up a project outside the office.

–Can generate sharp, original story ideas.

–Is available to start in early January with a minimum commitment of 20 hours per week for three months.


In Your Email:

1. Introduce yourself in three sentences or less.

2. Make up a new word, define it, then use it in a sentence.

3. Attach your resume.

4. [Optional] Cut and paste one writing sample that best represents your editorial voice.

5. Put your made up word in the subject line, send it all to