Public Radio News Internships

Public Radio News Internships

  • Intern
  • Concord
  • $17.50 per hour USD / Year
  • Salary: $17.50 per hour
  • March 3, 2024

Website nhpr New Hampshire Public Radio, Inc.

New Hampshire Public Radio, Inc.

Description:

New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) is seeking two paid summer interns to work in our Newsroom. Over 10 weeks (June-August), the interns will be brought into the middle of the reporting process and will have a specific focus and role. Through your internship you will learn journalistic ethics and best practices, take part in our regular editorial meetings, learn the various types of reporting we do, and learn how to produce a news story for audio, digital and social media. The interns will have a mentor and support from newsroom staff.

 

This is a paid, onsite internship based out of Concord, NH.

 

The Internship is a temporary full time, non-exempt, hourly position. The internship program is a 40-hour a week role that is 10 weeks in length (June 3, 2024, to August 9, 2024). The compensation is $17.50 an hour and a $500 stipend is provided that can be used for housing/transportation/relocation.

 

Internships are non-benefit eligible positions; however interns receive 2 paid holidays and can participate in NHPR’s 403b plan.

 

Things to Know About Us:

NHPR is the state’s foremost news organization, focused on producing accountability journalism and engaging deeply with the diverse communities and people of the Granite State. For 40 years, NHPR has produced incisive local news on the radio and emerging audio platforms, complementing the national and global reporting of our partners at NPR. We make nationally prominent podcasts – including Bear Brook, Outside/In, Civics 101 and Document – and have a fast-growing footprint in digital and social media.

 

NHPR’s mission commits us to telling the stories of our changing state. That requires our organization and our journalism to reflect – and embrace – the increasingly diverse perspectives of people across New Hampshire and beyond. It requires us to model inclusion in our sources, in the voices we lift, in our reporting and in the conversations we conduct; in the makeup of our staff, Board of Trustees and Community Advisory Board, and in the ways we spend money and conduct our business. Learn more about NHPR.

 

Responsibilities:

These interns will work as a general assignment reporters in the newsroom, getting daily news assignments, pitching their own ideas for quick-turn and longer-term stories and learning how to build a network of diverse sources. The interns will spend a fair amount of time in the field reporting stories and then coming back to the newsroom to work closely with an editor on how to turn their reporting into a fully fleshed out piece of journalism.  

Requirements:

We are looking for candidates with initiative and curiosity, excellent writing skills, a strong interest in local news and building trust with local audiences, the ability to work independently and efficiently, and an interest in public media.   Having consistent and reliable transportation is a requirement of this role as the internship will require travel within NH. NHPR is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to a diverse and dynamic workplace. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.   NHPR encourages people from underrepresented backgrounds to apply, particularly Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC); those who are first in their family to attend college; adults without a college degree; LGBTQIA+ community; and people from low-income backgrounds.

Contact:

Kelly Mahony
Please apply on the job opportunities page of our website, NHPR.org, or through this link: https://www.applicantpro.com/openings/nhpr/jobs/3229552-789110 • Include a Resume and Cover Letter • We have other internships available. If you would like to be considered for more than one internship, please indicate which ones you would like to be considered for in your cover letter.

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