Television Journalism Graduate Intern

Posted On: January 7, 2013

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn

Company Description

BRIC Arts | Media | Bklyn is a multi-disciplinary non-profit dedicated to presenting art and media programs that reflect Brooklyn’s creativity and diversity. BRIC also provides resources to launch, nurture and showcase artists and media makers. All of BRIC’s offerings are free or low cost, to advance access to and understanding of arts and media. Each year, upwards of one million people in Brooklyn and citywide are served through BRIC’s programs. Learn more at

Job Description

BRIC is the community access television organization for Brooklyn. Its community media programs offer residents free access to media production facilities and equipment and low-cost media education through the Brooklyn Center for Media Education. BRIC’s community media programming also includes three programming initiatives aired on the 4-channel BCAT-TV Network: community-produced Brooklyn Free Speech TV; BRIC-produced, Brooklyn-focused Brooklyn Independent Television; and Brooklyn Bulletin Board, a 24/7 looping announcement service used by Brooklyn non-profits.

Brooklyn Independent Television produces a number of weekly, bi-monthly, and monthly programs covering public affairs, sports, health, business, the arts, plus a series focusing on an ever-growing number of Brooklyn neighborhoods. These programs are divided up among distinct production teams.

Purpose of Position: We are inviting graduate students from NYC-based journalism programs to spend a portion of their semester with us. Interns will acquire real-world experience and expand their portfolios.

B.I.T. has a rich set of programming. The programs tell the real stories of real people and the issues that affect them, and I truly feel proud that I spent my summer contributing to that.”

Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Interns will be assigned to work with one or more teams. They will be expected to:
• assist with research, logistical support, location shoots, logging and capturing footage, etc.; and
• produce one or more stories over the course of the semester.

Eligibility Requirements
• Must be currently enrolled as a graduate student in a school of journalism;
• Must have enough scheduling flexibility to undertake the internship position; and
• Must be enthusiastic about collaborating to create television journalism.

To Apply

Email with subject line: Television Journalism Graduate Intern. Please write a brief cover letter in the body of the email (including links to samples of your video work) and attach your resume.