@SouthLAReport Reporter Corps accepting applications: Learn to report on your community!
Do you want to learn about reporting and multimedia production? Make a difference in your community? Get published?
Reporter Corps is accepting applicants for its first South LA program.
Reporter Corps offers young adults (18-24) direct experience with digital news production, city government, fair representation, and storytelling. Reporters will also benefit from the journalistic resources at USC Annenberg. Reporter Corps members will be paired with professional mentors. Reporters’ work will appear in the community news website Intersections South LA (www.intersectionssouthla.org). Program runs summer 2013.
Ideal applicants grew up or live in the South LA area, hold a high school diploma, and can commit to a minimum of 15 hours per week for three months. Training, mentorship, and a weekly stipend will be offered.
You don’t need to have a journalism background to be part of Reporter Corps, but you do need to have a strong sense of curiosity, desire to express yourself, and interest in improving your community.
A statement of interest and resume should be submitted no later than 5 p.m. on Friday, May 3 via the application form here.
Jasmin Lopez, Coordinating Editor