Study Journalism in the Heart of of NYC

Study Journalism in the Heart of NYC


American Public Media
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Intern, Production - Marketplace

Post Date:Oct 02, 2020Type:Full time
Start Date:January 11, 2021Salary:$15/hour
Location: United States - Remote Job Reference:INTER01164
Job Description:

Position Information:

  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Location: This position will be remote and can be located anywhere within the U.S. 
  • Start Date: January 11, 2021 - June 4, 2021
  • Compensation: $15.00/hour


Intern, Production - Marketplace:

We are looking for an intern who is innately curious about raising the economic intelligence of our audience; organized and detail-oriented; and able to pitch ideas and produce stories in a fast-paced environment. The ideal candidate is someone who loves sound and who thrives on the deadline pressure of a daily radio and multimedia enterprise.



  • Learn and perform a variety of production, research, and editorial tasks, including cutting tape.
  • Write show promos, daily station updates, and other materials.
  • Contribute ideas for stories and other editorial material.
  • Conduct pre-interviews for on-air guests.
  • Produce interviews for the show.
  • Database and web projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Eligible to accrue sick time off.
  • Eligible for health insurance as required under the ACA.



  • Participate in robust on-boarding experience.
  • Professional development: on-the-job training, intercultural development assessment, formal performance review feedback sessions, etc.
  • Participate in brown bag sessions to gain broader perspective of the organization. 


Required Qualifications:

  • Enrolled Senior in an undergraduate or Master’s program OR have earned a degree within the last 18 months.
  • Basic knowledge of audition.
  • A demonstrated interest in journalism (i.e. produced work for publication, worked at school newspaper/radio, etc.)
  • Must have the ability to write, meet deadlines, and work independently.
  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products with the ability to learn new software programs.
  • Self-starter with an appetite for learning radio.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coursework or experience in journalism.


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply.

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Contact Information
American Public Media
Alicia Tran
480 Cedar St.
St. Paul, MN 55101
United States
Ph: 6512901305

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