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About Breakfast Media LLC and Broadband Breakfast

Breakfast Media LLC (d/b/a/ Broadband Breakfast) is a unique media company. We cover red-hot issues at the intersection of technology and politics. We began as a voice in the wilderness advocating for higher-capacity internet everywhere. Our rallying cry is “Better Broadband, Better Lives.” Better Broadband is vital: We need it now more than ever.

Reporters for Broadband Breakfast learn a lot and enjoy a front-row seat for one of the biggest issues of our time: Broadband’s Impact on our economy, government and society. You’ll dig into tech and telecom’s dirty secrets, including controversies over Section 230, competition, privacy, net neutrality, broadband infrastructure and radio spectrum.

Academic and Journalism Internship

Seeking Interns for Reporter Positions (full and part-time positions available). Reporters for Broadband Breakfast work on Capitol Hill and interact daily with the Editor and Assistant Editor on reporting and writing. Academic and internship credit available; event registration costs will be provided. Academic and Journalism Interns are expected to write one to two “Roundup” articles a week, and between five to eight other articles a week. Most articles are short, between 300-500 words, with feature pieces ranging from 800-1,200 words.

Requirements:

  • At least two years of undergraduate experience (graduate students and law students may also apply)
  • Live or have the ability to work in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area
  • Knowledge of technology and telecommunications policy issues a plus but not required

Responsibilities:

  • Participate in a video conference four times a week at 8:30 a.m. ET.
  • Attend and report on events and newsworthy items in Washington as assigned by an editor.
  • Write and file news stories for Breakfast Media publications, including Broadband Breakfast, and respond to questions from editors. After stories are posted on WordPress, repost stories on social media.
  • Attend and support monthly Broadband Breakfast Club events and weekly Broadband Breakfast Live Online events.

To apply:

Please send the following to drew@breakfast.media:

  • Two 500-to-800-word writing samples on any topic
  • Resume
  • List of two references

Deadline:

  • Winter/Spring 2022: December 17, 2021

Former Broadband Breakfast reporters and editors have gone on to work at Amazon, Booz Allen, CTC Technology and Energy, Daily Signal, The Federalist, FiberTower, Future of Music Coalition, Google, IBM, The Independent of London, Institute for Local Self Reliance, Newsweek, Reason, Telegeography, U.S. Trade Representative, Vanity Fair, the U.S. Commerce Department, including the National Telecommunications and Information Administration, and the White House Office of Science and Technology.

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