WNET/Thirteen/WLIW21/NJTV Internships -- Numerous positions available

Posted On: July 16, 2018

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: WNET New York Public Media

Company Description

In 2012, WNET celebrated the 50th Anniversary of THIRTEEN, New York’s flagship public media provider. As the parent company of THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV, WNET brings quality arts, education and public affairs programming to over 5 million viewers each week. WNET produces and presents such acclaimed PBS series as Nature, Great Performances, American Masters, PBS NewsHour Weekend and a range of documentaries, children’s programs, and local news and cultural offerings available on air and online. Pioneers in educational programming, WNET has created such groundbreaking series as Get the Math, Oh Noah! and Cyberchase and provides tools for educators that bring compelling content to life in the classroom and at home. WNET highlights the tri-state’s unique culture and diverse communities through NYC-ARTS, Reel 13, NJTV News and MetroFocus, the multi-platform news magazine focusing on the New York region.

The WNET family of companies is a major producer of broadcast and online media for local, national and international audiences, creating award-winning content in the areas of arts and culture, news and public affairs, science and natural history, documentaries, and children’s programming.

Job Description

Become an intern at WNET, the parent of public television stations THIRTEEN and WLIW21 and operator of NJTV. You will gain valuable experience at a company that has a rich history in public television broadcasting and production on-air, online and via mobile technology, as well as being a leader in the adoption of new media. We are currently recruiting for internships in a variety of our production units and other departments.

WNET offers opportunities for currently matriculating undergraduate and graduate students in a diverse range of areas including educational programming and outreach, news and public affairs, culture and arts, documentaries and production for the internet and related distribution platforms. As a non-profit organization, our internships are unpaid but WNET is a national leader among public media companies and can provide you with experience that is second to none.

WNET is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. Qualified applicants are considered for employment and internships without regard to actual or perceived race, religion, creed, color, age, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy or pregnancy related condition, marital and partnership status, familial status, arrest or conviction record, union membership, status as a victim of domestic violence, stalking or sex offense, unemployment status, caregiver status, credit history, military status, predisposing genetic characteristics, as well as all other classifications protected by applicable laws.

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To Apply

If you are interested in applying for an internship at WNET or its affiliates, please send your resume along with proof of enrollment (current transcript, Current Enrollment Verification Certificate from the National Student Clearinghouse or course schedule) and a brief description (cover letter) explaining why you are interested in the particular internship offered by WNET to internships@wnet.org.

Please be sure to include the name of the department/internship in the subject line of your email. Your proof of enrollment must show that you are enrolled in school during the semester to which you are applying; our internships are not available to students who have already graduated. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Internship offers are contingent upon your passing of our mandatory background check which requires a valid social security number. No phone calls, please.