Internships & Job Openings

education reporter

The Austin Chronicle’s News department is seeking an Austin-based freelance writer with news reporting experience to cover the education beat – mainly AISD, but also ACC, UT, and other local learning institutions. Candidates will be expected to regularly watch and report on AISD board meetings and to be comfortable producing a range of stories, from breaking news posts to long-form features.

Interested candidates should email the News department ( with the subject “EDUCATION REPORTER” and the following: three published clips (print or digital media) demonstrating knowledge in your field, three story pitches, and a cover letter detailing relevant past experiences and why you're a good fit for the Chronicle.

Please note: This is not a staff position; writers are paid per article. However, we are looking to build long-term relationships with new writers.


editorial intern

Applications for the The Austin Chronicle's summer internship program are now closed. Applications for the fall semester will open in late July.

street team

street team member application

The Austin Chronicle marketing team is looking to add a few members to our street team. If you enjoy going out to events, seeing shows, and parading around festivals, then you may be a fit for our team.

The street team is an integral part of of the overall marketing and social media operations of the Austin Chronicle. The ideal candidate is sharp with an outgoing attitude willing to serve as an informed representative of the Austin Chronicle.

You will work with the marketing manager and fellow street team members to coordinate our presence at events and implement fun marketing campaigns. You'll be expected to attend concerts, movie screenings, and various exciting events happening around town.

This position is on a volunteer basis, paid with great fun and the opportunity to earn significant perks. The hours and time commitment are flexible. We want you to be out at events you will enjoy as often as possible!

Please fill out the street team application and let us know why you think you would be a great addition to the street team.

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