American Public Media
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Intern, Production - Marketplace

Post Date:May 05, 2021Type:Full time
Start Date:June 7, 2021Salary:$15/hour
Location: United States - Minnesota - St. Paul Job Reference:INTER01238
Job Description:

Position Information:

  • Hours: 40 hours per week
  • Location: Los Angeles, CA or remote (anywhere within the U.S.A.)
  • Start Date: June 7, 2021 - January 21, 2022
  • 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 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 12 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.

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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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