WUNC Internship, Temporary/Part-time
North Carolina Public Radio WUNC, Chapel Hill
North Carolina Public Radio WUNC is hiring a temporary, part-time Intern.
WUNC Radio provides quality news, information and entertainment programming to a broad listening audience that includes North Carolina, the United States and the world. WUNC serves North Carolinians from Greensboro to the Outer Banks through a network of seven stations, with a weekly cume of 300,000 listeners.
The intern will be a part of the Embodied team as a Social Media & Audience Engagement Intern and will be located in Durham, NC.
Salary/Work Schedule -- Please note that this is a temporary part-time position for 20 hours per week, for up to six (6) months duration. The position will pay $17/hour. The position is expected to begin June 1, 2022.
Position Description -- This intern will work within WUNC’s Content department, primarily with the team behind Embodied — a radio show and podcast telling stories about sex, relationships and health. The candidate will support the producer, editor and host of Embodied in engaging their audience through social and digital platforms. The selected candidate will become an integral member of a tight-knit production team creating a weekly radio show and podcast. Job duties will include:
- Content creation for web and social media platforms
- Development and implementation of digital and social strategy, and
- Administrative production support
This intern will also be supported in developing a skill set that includes graphic design, social media storytelling and content creation for digital platforms.
Education & Experience Required -- High school diploma or equivalency; or demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work. Prefer experience related to the area of assignment in broadcast television, radio and emerging media environment: or equivalent combination of training and experience.
Interested applicants must apply at: http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/224353. Candidates should be prepared to attach a current CV and cover letter. In your cover letter please address what attracts you to Embodied and what you hope to get out of this internship. Please also tell us about a social media production and/or audience engagement project you worked on and what you learned in the process of putting it together. Please share links for up to 3 projects/work samples relevant to a social media and audience engagement internship. The deadline to apply is 3/28/2022.
WUNC-FM and The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran. WUNC-FM is committed to anti-racism, diversity, and to building an inclusive organization.
The Candidate: The intern will be curious and passionate about storytelling and excited to jump into a dynamic work environment.
Leading candidates should have:
Excellent verbal & written communication skills
Proficiency with standard spelling, grammar, punctuation, and style
Understanding of journalistic practices
Ethics and public radio core values
Preferred candidates will have journalism and radio experience.