Intern, Marketplace (Los Angeles) #521-15 Intern, Marketplace (Los Angeles) #521-15

American Public Media American Public Media

Location Los Angeles, CA
Start Date 9/1/2015
End Date 12/31/15
Application Deadline 7/15/15
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Paid
Pay Rate $11/Hr
Contact Information

Description

Award-winning Marketplace is public radio's daily magazine of business and ecoNomics. Airing weekday mornings and evenings, it boasts the largest audience for any business program in the U.S. on radio, cable, or network television. To check out information about the program, go to: http://www.marketplace.org/.

Marketplace has an excellent internship opportunity for those who have an active interest in journalism. Marketplace Interns will be compensated on an hourly basis. Parking or bus pass will also be reimbursed.

This is a minimum 15 hour a week internship and will work through fall 2015 (September through December).

Requirements

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, meet deadlines, and work independently. Must have strong organizational and communication skills. 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 journalism.

Responsibilities

Learn and perform a variety of production, research, and editorial tasks, including cutting tape. Write show promos, daily station updates, and other materials. Contribute ideas for stories and other editorial material. Conduct pre-interviews for on-air guests. Database and web projects.