American Public Media
  • Marketplace - 16GA
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • 13.25 per hour
  • Hourly
  • Intern - Full Time

Position Summary:

Marketplace is an industry leader in telling meaningful, creative stories consumed by millions of people each week across platforms.  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 video production and post-production experience working alongside and learning from our on-demand team. 

This is a six-month, 40 hour per week internship. There is a possibility of a 4-month extension. Parking or bus/train pass will also be reimbursed.


This position will remain open until November 16, 2018 at 10:00 PM 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
  • Research story ideas; help storyboard ideas; contribute to scripts as needed 
  • Participate in and contribute to team meetings

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: 

  • 2+ years' experience with video editing
  • Strong working knowledge of Adobe Premiere and Photoshop is a must
  • Working knowledge of Adobe After Effects and Illustrator
  • Self-starter with an interest in news-driven storytelling and journalism
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work both independently and collaboratively

Preferred Skills and Experience: 

  • Coursework or experience in video journalism or documentary filmmaking

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.

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

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