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Okayafrica Seeks Editorial Interns In New York City

To apply for Okayafrica’s editorial internship send 3 writing samples, a cover letter and a resume to interns@okayafrica.com.


We’re looking for the brightest writers/bloggers in the NYC area to join our editorial team. To apply for Okayafrica’s editorial internship send 3 writing samples, a cover letter and a resume to interns@okayafrica.com.

Our intern program is an intensive immersion into the world of online publishing and cultural journalism and will most benefit those planning a career in media. You will participate in everything from editorial planning and reporting to image research and assisting on multimedia shoots.

In your cover letter, please tell us about your connection to the continent and what you hope to gain from the internship.

Requirements:

-While we can accommodate your schedule, you must be NYC-based and able to commute to our Brooklyn office.

-You must have a strong writing background and the clips to prove it.

-Blogging and social media experience is a plus.

-This position is specifically aimed at people with an interest in new music, art, politics and culture from around Africa and the diaspora.

-The internship is unpaid but college credit is available.

To apply, email interns@okayafrica.com with a resume, cover letter and writing examples.

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The 10 Best Ghanaian Songs of the Month (July)

Featuring Black Sherif, Sarkodie, Stonebwoy, M3NSA x M.anifest, and more.

As the summer winds down releases have slowed down just a tad, but it's nothing to fear because a number of our Ghanaian music faves are in album mode, and it's only a matter of time before they let loose! In the meantime the rest of our faves have been steady dishing out that fire, making for another month of dope releases. Want the scoop? Check out the best Ghanaian songs of the month below!

Follow our GHANA WAVE playlist on Spotify here and Apple Music here.

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