Michigan Radio Online News Internship

Nov 12, 2015

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Michigan Radio is looking for an online news intern to help produce and improve the content available on michiganradio.org.

This paid internship runs from January 4 through April 29 2016.

Interns will search for relevant news stories and help create daily posts for online news publication.

They will work with content created by Michigan Radio reporters and format copy, add photos or videos, add links, build maps, create polls, and come up with other creative content to improve story presentation.

The online news intern will also work with reporters to prepare stories for online publication ahead of time. Depending on the projects that come up, other duties could include gathering and taking photos, shooting video, and gathering or producing audio.

The online news intern will develop insights into multimedia production and presentation.

They will also become familiar with how a public radio station in a major market operates.

Applicants should have strong interest and/or knowledge of online news and online news presentation.

They should also have strong writing and communication skills and 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.

If interested, please e-mail a cover letter and resume to Senior Producer Mark Brush (mark@michiganradio.org). Be sure to include the words ONLINE NEWS INTERNSHIP APPLICATION in the subject line. 

Please include times and dates available for work in your letter.