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WVXU News Internship

Posted: 05/01/2023

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WVXU News Internship
Reports To:  Deputy Editor, News
Position Type: Internship, Non-Exempt
Salary Range: $15/hour, up to 20 hours per week
Internship Range: August to November 2023 (start/end dates are flexible)
Position Description
The goal of our internship program is to give you the opportunity to observe and work in all areas of the WVXU news department. Internships will include a rotation through the various aspects of the news department including observing hosting and producing, with hands-on practice in reporting and editing.
Cincinnati Public Radio has been a trusted member of the Greater Cincinnati community for more than 60 years. Join a team that works to build trust and make a difference in the lives of listeners and non-listeners alike, to create a community that is informed, involved, and inspired.
What we are looking for from you:

  • A major or minor in journalism or communication
  • An interest in news with a thorough knowledge of current events
  • Appreciation for and knowledge of public radio
  • Completed at least one journalism or English class (extra points if you have taken a class on broadcast news)
  • A general knowledge of broadcast equipment (audio editing software, field recorder etc.). Do not be deterred if you do not have experience with broadcast equipment – that is what we are here to teach you!
  • Work samples, even from a class or social media channel, are welcome.
What you can expect from us:
  • A 12-week internship experience where you will walk away with bylines and media training to put on your resume.
  • Paid internship up to 20-hour work weeks, plus paid parking
  • Recording equipment and editing software (We ask that you use your own smartphone and laptop during the internship. But let us know if you have a special circumstance we should consider, and we may be able to help.)
  • Resume assistance
CPR is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.
Submit resume and cover letter at Applications are accepted until the position is filled.

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