I wouldn’t suggest Googling those cover letter templates. It might just be a turn-off for employers.
NPR offered five tips on what you can do that would make your cover letter more attractive to them. It can also be helpful for any journalism internship you pursue!
- Tell a story
- Don’t buy the lede
- What you can offer to the media outlet
- Aim at the right target
- Have a second pair of eye
For a full breakdown on each tip, check out the article here.