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:

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. We value creativity and unorthodox thinking. We encourage risk-taking and failure.  And while we are serious about covering business and the economy the right way, we don't take ourselves too seriously.

 

Intern, Production - Marketplace:

We're looking for an intern who is innately curious about raising the economic intelligence of our audience; driven to find new and compelling ways to tell stories both on the radio and on digital platforms; organized and detail-oriented; willing to experiment; and able to pitch ideas and thrive in a quick paced, competitive environment.

 

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.
  • Produce interviews for the show
  • Database and web projects.
  • 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 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, 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 Qualifications:

  • Coursework or experience in journalism.

 

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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