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Description of Duties

Upon the successful completion of your internship the student should have a solid understanding of the following:

  • Field reporting and interview skills to include editorial judgement in interview selections
  • Formulating interview and follow-up questions
  • Field gathering of natural sound
  • Selection of appropriate sound bytes
  • Digital audio editing
  • Broadcast writing
  • Vocal performance for radio

Training Opportunities

Student will receive training in digital editing and sound-gathering, multimedia storytelling, development of on-air presence, writing skills and editorial judgement

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

Please contact Jessica Palombo at jpalombo@wjct.org or Heather Schatz at hschatz@wjct.org

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