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Will Write for Food: We're Looking for a Reporting Intern

Will Write for Food: We're Looking for a Reporting Intern
Michael Emery Hecker
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Support the independent voice of Denver and help keep the future of Westword free.

Are you a budding journalist who hungers to report on the local restaurant scene, covering everything from the newest food truck to developments at spots like Edgewater Market?

We're looking for an intern to add to our award-winning menu of Food & Drink writers. The ideal candidate will have a taste for in-depth news stories, as well as a strong interest in Denver's restaurant and food industry. Assignments could range from the impact of minimum-wage laws on the industry one day to where to find Filipino noodles the next.

Our Food & Drink internship is a sixteen-week, ten-hour-a-week (at $14.77 an hour) program designed for journalism students and recent college graduates. The schedule is flexible, but the requirements are not: This is a reporting job, and the intern will work closely with Mark Antonation, our Food & Drink editor, on crafting stylish, informative stories. (If you want to write Yelp reviews, you know where to go.*)

Interested? Send a cover letter, a résumé and clips (or links to any published writing) to Mark Antonation at cafe@westword.com.

*Westword is always looking for strong writers for all of our areas of coverage, from politics to pot. If you're interested in joining us as a contributor, send a note to editorial@westword.com.

Keep Westword Free... Since we started Westword, it has been defined as the free, independent voice of Denver, and we would like to keep it that way. Offering our readers free access to incisive coverage of local news, food and culture. Producing stories on everything from political scandals to the hottest new bands, with gutsy reporting, stylish writing, and staffers who've won everything from the Society of Professional Journalists' Sigma Delta Chi feature-writing award to the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism. But with local journalism's existence under siege and advertising revenue setbacks having a larger impact, it is important now more than ever for us to rally support behind funding our local journalism. You can help by participating in our "I Support" membership program, allowing us to keep covering Denver with no paywalls.

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