WEB NEWS Intern, "Need to Know" on PBS/WNET.org

Posted On: May 10, 2011

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: WNET/PBS

Company Description

WNET is the premier public media provider of the New York City metropolitan area and parent company of public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21.

Job Description

The PBS weekly newsmagazine show “Need to Know” is seeking journalism interns 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 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. 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 build a portfolio.

The internship is unpaid but can be done for credit, begins in May or June and lasts through August.

To Apply

Please send a cover letter, resume and three writing samples and/or video clips to quaylec@wnetnews.org.