WNYC, NY Public Radio The Midday Show Internship, Fall 2018 in New York City, New York

The Midday Show Internship, Fall 2018

InternshipsNew York City, New York

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Description

Interns at NYPR are given a robust internship program with hands-on responsibilities. The goal of our internship program is to provide our interns with a substantive, meaningful work experience so that each intern concludes the internship period with demonstrable skills in his/her area of interest, plus knowledge of public radio, in general.The Midday Show is a live magazine-format talk show that airs daily from noon to 2:00 PM. We're looking for smart, curious interns with broad interests and good writing skills to help out on the program. We expose you to all aspects of producing live radio. What your internship will entail:

  • Screening calls

  • Evaluating topics for air

  • Booking and preparing segments (e.g. writing questions for host)

  • Coming up with ideas for shows, as well reviewing and evaluating books

Requirements:

  • Some journalism and office experience is preferred, but not required

  • Applicants should be highly motivated self-starters who can work in an environment of live news radio

  • Applicants should be aware of news and political affairs in New York and around the world

If you would like to be considered for this role you must submit:Your resume, a cover letter and also explain the following:

  • Describe two of your favorite Midday Show segments, and explain why you liked them.

  • Describe a subject area or topic you’re especially interested in and why.

  • What other shows do you listen to / websites do you visit / things do you read regularly?

For more detailed information about our internship program please click here.New York Public Radio must receive all information requested in order to consider your candidacy. New York Public Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites and encourages qualified applicants from all walks of life.