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Publishing - Theater Assistant Editor – 2022 Winter/Spring INTERNSHIP

Publishing - Theater Assistant Editor – 2022 Winter/Spring INTERNSHIP

"Some educational institutions require prior approval before the start of an internship. It is the responsibility of the student to check with their institution to be sure they meet any requirements before they accept a position."

DURING THE PANDEMIC - you will join the team of theater writers working on sorting through the fast-growing numbers of on demand an streamed theater events worldwide -- helping select and prepare preview articles, some q/a interviews/


Amy Munice, Editor in Chief, will be the primary supervisor of your internship. She is the co-publisher of the magazine, a 30+ year PR professional and freelance journalist, and cultural reporter who has penned many hundreds of articles. She will be the author of your future reference for job hunting purposes.

You will be responsible for keeping a to-do list updated in real time, and a cumulative report- -which if possible, we would prefer you also share with your school internship supervisor.

Training sessions are held by zoom—usually in small groups—throughout the week and weekend. Initially you will need to adapt your schedule in order to attend training sessions for your role in the soonest possible timeframe. Once you have the prerequisite skills, you determine your schedule each week in order to meet your school’s hour requirements for your internship.

Picture This Post is an entirely volunteer organization, from top to bottom. We are a not-for-profit (as opposed to a 501c3 non-profit) – too small to hire accountants etc. needed for non-profit status. Students are like all volunteers EXCEPT that much time/energy goes into training students and helping you develop a portfolio for future job hunting.  


Hours flexible 10+ per week. (Plus 10+ hours if writing training is desired).

Amy Munice, your supervisor and editor in chief, will work with your academic internship supervisor to ensure you receive academic credit. You are responsible for collecting information on all the pre-requisites for this credit - -hours, etc. -- and forwarding the details so that your academic credit is assured.

Picture this Post has extensive theater coverage in New York City and Chicago--- we are expanding to cover theater in the following local editions—

Your job will emphasize learning how to edit press releases from theaters and theater organizations in your assigned locations to make appropriate for journalistic (non-promotional) previews. You will also learn how to conduct interviews via email +-- also for preview coverage in the locations you are covering. You will learn how to layout these preview articles and do basic social media shares of these stories.

Writing theater reviews can be added to your charter as time (10+ hours) and skills allow. We will teach you our unique PICTURE THIS approach to writing theater reviews. (See attached Theater Writers Guidelines) YOU ARE INVITED TO ALSO WRITE REVIEWS FOR OTHER SECTIONS OF OUR MAGAZINE IF INTERESTED.
You will help our magazine to shine a light on cutting edge theater organizations that are breaking new ground and also to ensure our magazine, Picture this Post, is on their media lists.  We are less interested in large well-established theater productions and more interested in giving our readers early warnings on top talents, theaters and productions that are not yet mainstream. Also- you will to help identify additional theater insider writers. (Note: most of our theater stories are written by actors, directors, playwrights or those with career aspirations in these directions.)

You will usually confer with the editor/publisher on a weekly basis via teleconference. 
Prerequisite: Proven interest in theater.