Podcast Intern

Posted On: February 29, 2016

Paid Journalism Internship

Media Organization: The Ringer

Company Description

The Ringer is new digital venture from the Bill Simmons Media Group launching later this year.

Job Description

The Ringer is seeking a summer intern to help with its audio podcasting network. This is a 12-week paid internship eligible for college credit. Candidate must be willing to work unconventional hours for the Los Angeles–based position. Applicants must have a demonstrated interest in podcasts and be current or recent broadcasting, journalism, or production majors.

Position responsibility:

-Researches, contacts, books, and pre-interviews guests for producers and hosts
-Assists with basic editing
-Handles social media posts related to production content
-Communicates regularly with producers and hosts to coordinate show needs
-Assists with updating the planning calendar and recording schedule
-Transcribes audio when needed

Required skills, knowledge, and abilities:

-Full comprehension of audio production fundamentals: mic technique, signal flow, audio editing
-Stays at the forefront with culture and sports news
-Must have strong organizational and communication skills
-Ability to think critically and find relevant information from reliable sources

Preferred skills, knowledge, and abilities:

-Experience in audio journalism or production (radio station, newsroom)
-Proficiency with Pro Tools or similar programs
-Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud suite, including Photoshop and Premiere

To Apply

Please send a cover letter and resume to jobs@theringer.com with “Podcast Intern” in the subject line. Also list three of your favorite podcasts and briefly explain why you think they work.