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Internship - Radio News Production
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.
our communities through exploration and entertainment—everywhere.
We’re looking for our
next News Radio Production Intern!
you’ll be doing:
The radio news production
intern will work directly with the program director, broadcast
programming associate, and on-air talent to create, produce and broadcast content
for WBFO. The intern will gain audio and digital experience in public
media broadcasting and news content. Hours are flexible and work may be hybrid – a
blend of remote and in-office work. In
summary, this individual will:
- Assist in the review of daily program logs for WBFO
- Assist with the research of local and regional news stories specifically
for on-air broadcast/programs (i.e. Buffalo What’s Next?)
- Assist with board operations tasks including booking and scheduling of
on-air guests, scheduling and editing recordings for air, etc.
- Perform research of new programming options and ideas (local and
national productions) and potential interstitial opportunities for WBFO
- Train on and use assigned equipment for a variety of broadcast tasks
(i.e. recording software, programming software, etc.)
- Enrolled as
an undergraduate or graduate student in journalism, communications, media or
related field – *must be qualifying for college/university course credit,
- Familiarity and
general interest in audio production and its digital distribution, community
journalism, reaching underserved populations
- Computer skills
including Microsoft Office or similar programs
approachable, team-focused, professional demeanor
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!
is an unpaid internship for course credit from an accredited college/university
program. Internship documentation or agreement from the school is
Buffalo Toronto Public Media is an Equal
Opportunity Employer committed to excellence through diversity and inclusion.