At Marketplace, we’re helping to reinvent how audio and digital reporting is consumed in an always-on, mobile world. And our digital newsroom is offering an excellent, six-month internship opportunity for those who have an active interest in journalism and digital media.
Marketplace Interns will be compensated on an hourly basis. Parking or bus/train pass will also be reimbursed.
This posting has an application deadline of February 10, 2017 (10pm PST).
Learn and perform a variety of digital production, research, and editorial tasks, including metrics tracking, copy writing and photo editing.
Publish audio for Marketplace’s broadcasts and podcasts.
Contribute ideas for stories and other editorial material.
Assist in home page curation via a content management system.
Source photography and b-roll footage for Marketplace videos and stories.
Other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
A demonstrated interest in journalism (i.e. produced work for publication, worked at school newspaper/radio, etc.)
Work study programs can be honored as long as the goals of the program fit in with internship duties and requirements.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
Must have the ability to write clean copy, meet deadlines, and work independently.
Must have strong organizational and communication skills.
Understanding of CMS systems.
Knowledge of open source photography/video platforms and Creative Commons policies.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products with the ability to learn new software programs.
Self-starter with an appetite for learning radio.
Preferred Skills and Experience:
Coursework or experience in radio or digital journalism.
An appreciation for the Marketplace programs and/or public radio.
Reporting To This Position: None
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Physical Demands: Required to walk, sit, and stand; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch; frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.
Working Conditions: Moderate noise level, occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.
To apply, go here.