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

Position Summary:

At Marketplace, we're helping to reinvent how audio and video reporting are consumed in an always-on, mobile world. Our newsroom is offering an excellent, six-month internship opportunity for those who have an active interest in journalism and video, who are interested in our mission of raising the economic intelligence of all Americans. The intern will acquire hands-on experience working alongside and learning from our digital production team. 

This is a 40 hour per week internship and will work through summer 2017 (June through August). There is a possibility of a 4-month extension through fall 2017 (December).  Parking or bus/train pass will also be reimbursed.

This posting has an application deadline of June 2, 2017 (10pm PST).


 Position Responsibility: 

  • Ongoing assistance with editing short explainer-style videos and documentaries
  • Organize footage, sync sound, and other assistant editor responsibilities
  • Assist with multi-cam video shoots
  • Animate backgrounds, titles, templates and general motion GFX for short-form videos in original and engaging ways
  • Sourcing photo and video and music stock footage as it pertains to each project 
  • Participate in and contribute to team meetings


Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: 

  • 2+ year's experience with video editing
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Premiere and Photoshop is a must
  • Working knowledge of Adobe After Effects and Illustrator is a plus
  • Self-starter with an appetite for learning online news production
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work independently


Preferred Skills and Experience: 

  • Coursework or experience in video journalism or documentary filmmaking
  • An appreciation for the Marketplace programs and/or public radio


Reporting To This Position:   None


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 walk, sit, and stand; reach with hands and arms; balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch; 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.

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