WGBH Radio: News Internship

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WGBH
10 Guest Street
Boston, MA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

WGBH is public service media for New England--on TV, radio, the Web, and out in the community. WGBH is the single largest producer of PBS prime-time and online programming, and a major source of programs heard on public radio from coast to coast. WGBH is a pioneer in educational multimedia and in media access technologies for people with hearing or vision loss.

The WGBH Internship Program is designed to help students and the organization meet our mutual educational goals. 'GBH wants to provide students with real work experience. In return, we will build excellent relationships with different educational institutions and create a large resource pool of young, diverse talent.

WGBH Radio 89.7FM broadcasts local, national, and international news and talk shows all day from 5AM to 8PM. WGBH News team covers and produces local and national news including in-depth feature stories and interviews, covering a wide range of topics.

Responsibilities

The news interns provide writing and research for the news anchor/producer during the broadcast of NPR’s Morning Edition and All Things Considered. The Interns will re-write and freshen local news copy from the wire services for use in local newscasts. Duties may also include researching specific news topics, the results of which will be used in news content or for interviews. Additional duties may include attending press conference, recording sounds in the field, and making outcalls to newsmakers to arrange interviews for local host/producer.

Requirements

Must be skilled in Mac-based software including Microsoft Word, web browsers including Firefox. Must be able to write clear, accurate news copy on deadline. Familiarity with audio recording equipment and editing software is desired.

WGBH Internship Requirements:
1. WGBH internships are open only to students enrolled in an accredited college or university
2. Internships are unpaid.

Applicants interested in the Internship should send a resume and a statement of interest by email to: internships@wgbh.org

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