With the GOP coup setting the stage in Olympia and the packed mayor's race already making headlines in Seattle, local politics are bound to be action-packed in 2013.

PubliCola is looking for a news intern who's hungry for a trial-by-fire education in on-the-ground political reporting.

Join our fast-paced newsroom for a crash course in daily reporting, local issues, and non-stop posting.

Successful candidates will be interested in: reading campaign finance reports, covering public hearings, doing phone interviews, and web research.

Opportunities include: helping write and report regular Cola columns including "Afternoon Jolt," "One Question," and "Isn't it Weird That"; interviewing local politicians at City Hall and in Olympia; and fixing our typos.  



Hours negotiable.

Not a prerequisite, but if you know what is happening in this picture that'd be a plus:

 

 

 

 

 

Please email josh@publicola.com.