WJCT News (First Coast Connect)

DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES:

  • Does daily research for various show topics, identifies, pre-interviews and books potential guests with supervision from show host and producer
  • Greets guests in the lobby and escorts them to the studio
  • Produces segments under supervision of show producer and host
  • Participates in staff meetings and projects as required
  • Contributes story and guest ideas
  • Answers phones, directs streaming cameras or observes studio crew during live production
  • Creates original content for the wjctnews.org website and assists with social media strategy
  • Participates in Public Broadcasting fundraising activities.

TRAINING OPPORTUNITIES:

Student will receive training in producing a radio talk show, multimedia storytelling, writing skills and editorial judgment

TENTATIVE WORK SCHEDULE:

One M/W/F and one T/Th internship available. Must be able to work flexible hours and have own transportation

OTHER SKILLS/ABILITIES:

Motivated self-starter. Excellent writing, researching and editing skills. Able to work under daily deadline pressure. Ability to pitch and execute original story ideas. Knowledge of a wide variety of current events is essential and an interest in Public Broadcasting is a plus.

 

Contact Karen Feagins at kfeagins@wjct.org

 

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