Michigan Radio is looking for Stateside Interns

Nov 7, 2017

Stateside Internship
Michigan Radio is looking for interns to help produce Stateside, Michigan Radio’s daily news magazine.  This paid internship runs from early January 2018 through May 2018. 

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.

Required Qualifications:
Applicants should have a strong interest in current events, public policy, arts and culture and have some journalism experience.  They should also have strong writing, communication, and organizational skills.  Applicants must be self-motivated and dependable.  Knowledge of multimedia software applications is a plus.  A 15-20 hour/week commitment during normal business hours is requested.

How To Apply:
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 December 1st. Be sure to include the words STATESIDE PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP APPLICATION in the subject line, and include the times and days you’re available.

EEO Statement:

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer