Posted On: November 22, 2010
Media Organization: WNET/PBS
"Need to Know" is a weekly national newsmagazine produced by WNET, the New York PBS member station.
PBS's newest newsmagazine show is seeking a talented journalism intern for its daily website.
The web intern will: assist web editors with story research, booking, social media outreach, posting video, and a variety of tasks related to running the site, as well as short writing assignments. Interns with a broadcast journalism focus might also shoot and edit video.
The ideal candidate has proven reporting and writing skills and great story ideas. We are seeking someone who really gets the web and wants to write for a web audience. The ability to shoot video and a strong working knowledge of Final Cut Pro are pluses. Boundless enthusiasm a must.
This is a solid hands-on internship in which to develop job skills and start to build a portfolio.
The internship is unpaid but can be done for credit, lasts three months, and requires at least 15 hours a week.
Please send a resume, plus links to three writing and/or video samples via e-mail.