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Internship - Radio News

 

 


 

Buffalo Toronto Public Media is your local source for television and radio –

WNED PBS, WNED KIDS, WNED Create, WBFO NPR, WNED Classical, and WBFO The Bridge!

 

We reach Western New York and Southern Ontario and can be streamed from your favorite device.

 

Engaging our communities through exploration and entertainment—everywhere.

 

We’re looking for our next Radio News Intern!

 

What you’ll be doing:

The radio news intern* will work directly with the news director, managing editor, reporters and digital staff to create and produce content for our station. The intern will gain audio and digital experience in public media broadcasting and news content as well as complete the internship with a varied portfolio. Hours are flexible and work may be hybrid – a blend of remote and in-office work.  In summary, this individual will:

·         Assists with research, drafting, and proofing news content.

·         Conducts interviews and covers news to help create content for on-air and digital platforms.

·         Actively participates in broadcast projects.

·         Performs various ad hoc projects as assigned.

 

What you’ll need:

·         Enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in a communications, marketing, journalism, or related field*

·         Familiarity and general interest in audio production and its digital distribution, community journalism, reaching underserved populations

·         Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office or similar programs

·         Creative, approachable, team-focused, professional demeanor

 

Why BTPM?

Because we’re awesome!  You won’t find a better group of talented, energetic people dedicated to quality content and reaching the various communities of our region.  We are proud of our culture and you will gain the best experience when interning with us!  No coffee-fetchers or copy-masters need apply…we want you to have a meaningful experience and bring a fresh perspective to the organization!

 

*This is an unpaid internship for course credit from an accredited college/university program. Internship documentation or agreement from the school is required. 

 

Buffalo Toronto Public Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion.