Public Radio Podcasting Production Internship

Public Radio Podcasting Production Internship

  • 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:

Summary:

New Hampshire Public Radio (NHPR) is seeking a paid summer intern to work in our podcast team. Over 10 weeks (June-August), the intern will be brought into the center of the podcast production process and will learn fundamental skills necessary in all phases of production. The intern will participate in team meetings and have the opportunity to pitch original stories. The intern will have a mentor and support from our podcasting team.

 

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

Compensation & Benefits:

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:

The intern with the podcast unit (known internally as the “Creative Production Unit”) has the opportunity to play an integral role on the team that produces two successful weekly podcasts, including Civics 101, an interview/narrative hybrid podcast about government, history, and civics fundamentals, and the weekly narrative podcast Outside/In, a show featuring a wide range of stories that can be related to the tagline “Where curiosity and the natural world collide.” Both podcasts enjoy substantial national listenership. The intern's tasks and opportunities will be varied and challenging, from pitching and reporting original stories to supporting other team members in their episode production to honing fundamental skills including audio editing and mixing, finding great stories, booking guests, writing scripts, voicing narration, and engaging with audiences on digital platforms including social media and newsletters. Our intern may work on either Outside/In or Civics 101 or both, depending on the successful candidate’s interests and skills fit.

Requirements:

We are looking for candidates with initiative and curiosity, excellent writing skills, a strong interest in either or both subjects related to our podcasts, the ability to work independently and efficiently, and an interest in journalism and public media. Experience working in audio in a journalism or podcast role is a plus. Some audio production skills are strongly desired.   Having consistent and reliable transportation is a requirement of this role as internships may require travel to report stories. Consistent and reliable access to the internet is also a requirement of the role. 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/3229555-789110 • 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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