Broadcast/Radio Internship

Bookmark This
emPower magazine
District of Columbia
Washington, DC
Posted: July 18 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

Apply
Login or Sign Up to apply.

Always be on the alert for potentially fraudulent job postings online - never send money to a potential employer.

Report potential scams Go to Trust and Safety Center

Description

A publisher & radio host seeks a broadcast intern to assist with a weekly radio show called emPower Hour at a Washington D.C. FM station. The show focuses on social justice issues affecting communities of color.

Responsibilities

The candidate will be responsible for:
- Researching and screening guests
- Greeting guest in the studio
- Screenings listeners' calls during emPower Hour's airing
- Corresponding and booking on-air guests
- Posting question of the week to social media and screening responses from listeners to be aired
- Editing and archiving show's audio
- Researching and suggesting show topics and potential guests
- Assisting with live audio board
- Participating on-air periodically
- Photographing guests and posting on Instagram
- Write one weekly article
- Update social media accounts

Requirements

Potential candidates must be pursing an undergraduate or graduate degree in communications, broadcasting or journalism. Previous radio industry experience is preferred, but not required. Must have knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel as well as Wordpress. The intern MUST live in the DC area during the time of the internship.

This is a college credit internship with a time commitment of 15 hours per week. This is a partial virtual internship with five to six hours spent in the studio once or twice a week and the remaining 10 hours spent doing administration and show prep remotely.

The right candidate will have excellent written and oral communication skills, good project management and planning skills, willingness to take initiative and to follow through on projects, and a passion for social justice. Note: This internship is for college credit.

Email your resume and a letter of interest to internship [at] empowernewsmag [dot] com.

How To Apply

Apply
Login or Sign Up to apply.
 

Always be on the alert for potentially fraudulent job postings online - never send money to a potential employer.

Report potential scams Go to Trust and Safety Center