SUMMER AFFIRMATIVE ACTION INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
Review of applications begins in April.
Wisconsin Public Radio seeks an intern for a morning talk show producer position through the summer of 2013. Early morning hours are required. The ideal candidate has interest in a broadcasting and journalism career, keeps up with state and national news, and has strong writing, editing, and interpersonal skills. Familiarity with social networking and other online resources is also helpful.
The position would be 20 hours a week for 12 weeks, with some flexibility on the start and end dates; it pays 10 dollars/hour.
--To participate in the 2013 Summer Affirmative Action Internship Program (SAAIP), students, at the beginning of the next school year, must be sophomores, juniors, or seniors at an accredited four-year college or university, or enrolled in the second year of a two year or better technical or vocational school program.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
- Serve as on-air producer, including screening listener phone calls for call-in programming.
- Keep current on issues of importance and interest to listeners and attend scheduled editorial meetings to suggest call-in topics and guests.
- Locate, pre-interview and schedule appropriate guests to provide balance and a variety of perspectives for call-in programming in consultation with program host and producers
- Provide program host with background material, suggested introductions and questions.
*Record and edit audio for on-air use
- Create and update social networking and website content for the Joy Cardin Show
- Fill in for other producing staff as assigned.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Basic computer and online skills
- Competent written and oral communication ability
- Ability to work independently and on meeting deadlines.
- Interest in developing broadcast skills
- Knowledge of and interest in state and national news, politics, current and cultural affairs.
- Social networking skills
- Background in broadcast journalism
How to Apply:
Send a) resume; b) names of three references with addresses, telephone numbers (work, home and email contact); c) a one to two-page personal essay explaining your interest in and suitability for this production internship opportunity to: firstname.lastname@example.org. For best consideration, please submit your materials by March 21, 2013. Candidates from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply.
Wisconsin Public Radio
821 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706