American Public Media
  • Marketplace - 16GA
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • $15
  • Hourly
  • Intern - Full Time

Position Information:

Hours: 40 hours per week

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Start Date: June 2019 - December 2019

Application Deadline: April 19, 2019

 

Who we are:

It's an exciting time to join Marketplace. We are an industry leader in telling meaningful and creative stories on the radio with over 14.5 million weekly listeners, and a multi-media enterprise centered around the ambition of raising the economic intelligence of all Americans.

Marketplace is one of the most dynamic multimedia brands in the country, known for an irreverent approach to business and economic news on multiple platforms. Our currency is good ideas. We value creativity and unorthodox thinking. And while we are serious about covering business and the economy the right way, we don't take ourselves too seriously.

 

Intern, Digital - Marketplace:

At Marketplace, we're helping to reinvent how audio and digital reporting is consumed in an always-on, mobile world. And our digital newsroom is offering an excellent, six-month internship opportunity for those who have an active interest in journalism and digital media.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Learn and perform a variety of digital production, research, and editorial tasks, copy writing and photo editing.
  • Publish audio for Marketplace's broadcasts and podcasts.
  • Contribute ideas for stories and other editorial material.
  • Source photography and b-roll footage for Marketplace videos and stories.
  • Basic data visualization.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

Benefits:

  • Partial subsidy for onsite parking or public transportation.
  • Eligible to accrue sick time off.
  • Eligible for health insurance as required under the ACA.

 

Programming:

  • Participate in robust on-boarding experience.
  • Professional development: on-the-job training, intercultural development assessment, formal performance review feedback sessions, etc.
  • Mentorship opportunities.

 

Required Qualifications:

  • Graduating senior in an undergraduate or enrolled in a Master's program or have earned a degree within the last 12 months.
  • A demonstrated interest in journalism (i.e. produced work for publication, worked at school newspaper/radio, etc.).
  • Must have the ability to write clean copy, meet deadlines, and work independently.
  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Understanding of CMS systems.
  • Knowledge of open source photography/video platforms and Creative Commons policies.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products with the ability to learn new software programs.
  • Self-starter with an appetite for learning radio.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • An appreciation for the Marketplace programs and/or public radio.

 

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Physical Demands:
    • Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time.
    • Required to move about in the community.
    • Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.
  • Working Conditions:
    • Moderate noise level.
    • Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.

 

Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply.

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