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Designer Needed For The Trace

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The Trace is a new nonprofit digital magazine dedicated to daily, in-depth coverage of guns in America. Our founding staff writers and editors have joined the team after tours at the New York Times, The New Yorker, The New Republic, The Atlantic, ESSENCE, New York magazine, Time, and PBS FRONTLINE.

We’re now looking for several talented, dependable, detail-oriented editorial interns with interest and experience in news writing; social media and audience building; and visual journalism.

These are paid positions based in New York City. Full-time candidates are preferred; the ability to work at least 20 hours a week is a must. Applicants may select one of two internship periods: April 1 – June 3 or April 1 – Sept 2.


Visual journalism / graphic design
  • Creating simple infographics, gifs, quote cards and other visual elements to accompany Trace articles
  • Enhancing The Trace’s social media posts with share-friendly graphics
  • Sourcing existing photos, illustrations, and videos for Trace articles
  • Assisting with assignments for original photography, illustration, and video by freelance contributors
  • Conceiving, executing, and/or project managing visually driven articles and interactives


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