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The Nerve

Organization:
The Nerve 
1323 Pendleton Street
Columbia, SC 29201

Supervisor: 
Name: Rick Brundrett
Title: Investigative Reporter 
Email: rick@thenerve.org
Phone: 803-254-4411

Type of Organization:
 Agency  Media Organization  Governmental Agency  Educational  Not-For-Profit  Manufacturer, Retailer or Service  Other

Major Recommended for Position : 
 Advertising  Public Relations  Visual Communications  Broadcast Journalism  Print Journalism  Mass Communications Concentration

Pay:
Unpaid

Term: 
Fall Spring Summer

Duties of Intern:
The Nerve, an online news site of the South Carolina Policy Council in Columbia, S.C., is seeking junior or senior J-school students as unpaid reporter interns who are interested in covering state government issues. The interns will work closely with The Nerve’s professional reporting staff and write stories that will appear on The Nerve’s website (www.thenerve.org).

Skills Required for Internship:
Candidates must be willing to cover meetings and press conferences at the State House, and do research for stories, including interviewing sources and reviewing legislation and other official documents. Candidates should have a strong background and interest in news reporting and writing, and be willing to accept direction from The Nerve’s professional staff. If interested, contact Rick Brundrett at (803) 254-4411 or rick@thenerve.org.