Michigan Radio is looking for fall interns on Stateside, Michigan Radio’s daily news show

Jul 11, 2017

Michigan Radio is looking for ​fall​ interns to help produce Stateside, Michigan Radio’s daily news magazine.

This paid internship runs from end of August/beginning of Sept.​ through ​December 15. Interns will help pitch ideas, book guests, record audio, assist with social media, and write web posts.

Stateside interns will develop insights into daily show production, gain real-world journalism experience in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment, and become familiar with how a public radio station in a major market operates.

Applicants should have some basic journalism experience and a strong interest in current events, public policy, and arts and culture. They should also have strong writing and communication skills and be organized, self-motivated and dependable. Knowledge of multimedia software applications is a plus.

A 15 hour/week commitment during normal business hours is requested.

If interested, please include a cover letter, a resume, two writing samples, and two pitches for possible Stateside segments that answer the following: What is the topic or question you want to explore? Why should Michigan residents care? Who should we talk to? Send these materials in a single email to Stateside’s executive producer Joe Linstroth (joe@michiganradio.org) by August​ 7th.

Be sure to include the words STATESIDE PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP in the subject line, as well as the times and days you’re available. Please note: Due to the volume of applications we receive, we are ​un​able to respond to individual questions and follow-ups.