The office of Congressman Blake Farenthold (TX-27) is looking for a new media intern for the summer of 2012 for our Washington, D.C. office. We are looking for highly qualified candidates that are motivated, detail-oriented, and personable. The ideal candidates will have a background in journalism or public relations with a new media focus and a strong interest in digital media. A basic knowledge of graphic design, video, audio, and/or photography and editing in those mediums is a must (i.e. PhotoShop, Premier Plus, etc). Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: drafting/distributing social media posts; monitoring social media and other news sources; attending press conferences & briefings; and working with the Press Secretary on photography and editing. This is an unpaid position; interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Jason Capeheart at firstname.lastname@example.org. Texas ties are preferred, but not required.