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freelance arts & culture contributors

The Austin Chronicle is seeking freelance writers to report and review in these fields: visual arts, dance, theatre, classical music, comedy, books, and general culture.

Interested? Email with the subject “ARTS WRITER” and the following: three published clips (in print or online) demonstrating knowledge in your field, three pitches for features or reviews, and a cover letter detailing relevant past experiences and why you're a good fit for the Chronicle.


chron events intern

Chron Events Interns will work with the Chron Events team to pitch and write content for blog posts, photo galleries, and other editorial content focusing on all the exciting events happening in Austin. This unpaid internship is designed to provide exposure to the editorial side of an alternative newsweekly, build an archive of published work, and gain first-hand experience with print and digital newsroom operations.

• Experience writing and blogging, please provide links or examples of writing
• Photography and photo editing experience
• Proficiency with social media platforms Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and additional expertise welcomed

Those who are interested should email their résumé and a brief letter of intent to

editorial intern

The Chronicle is no longer accepting intern applications for the summer 2018 session. Check back in mid-summer for information on the fall session.

The Austin Chronicle offers unpaid Editorial internships in the fall, spring, and summer. School credit available, and hours are flexible. Interns are paired with one or more Editorial sections (News, Music, Food, Arts & Culture, Screens, Social Media, and Gay Place) and have the opportunity to work closely with editors, expand their writing portfolios, and gain first-hand experience with print and digital newsroom operations.

Applicants must be either 18 years old or have completed one semester of college. Applicants do not need to be enrolled in college to participate in our internship program.

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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