Exploration Now Science Journalism Internship Program

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Ocean Exploration Trust
15 Pier Road
Narragansett, RI
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Exploration Now is a daily online science/exploration news program currently covering ships of research and exploration around the world.

Our internship program is very hands on - interns we hire will be heavily involved in the writing and production of our daily morning news show. They will research and write stories alongside the Associate Producer.

The ideal candidate for this internship has a journalism background, very strong writing skills, and an interest in beginning a career in science journalism.

Our studio is located in the Inner Space Center at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography in Narragansett, Rhode Island.

You can watch what we do every day at http://www.explorationnow.org.

Responsibilities

Work with the Associate Producer to research and write news content for the program
Interview scientists on ship and on shore for the program
Write and produce news packages in conjunction with our video editors

Requirements

Basic Requirements:
Excellent writing skills
Background in journalism writing
An interest in science/exploration

Bonus Requirements
Working knowledge of TV studio production
Experience with video editing software
Experience in a newsroom workflow
Social media skills
A background knowledge of science/oceanography

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