WNET Special Projects Internship 2017



This is an excellent opportunity for students to gain first-hand experience working within a multi-platform news specials production unit. The responsibilities will include research, production support and social media.

Intern will learn how to develop story ideas, log tape, transcribe, use social media as content communication tool, assist with local shoots and be able to observe edits.

Intern will work on special WNET projects with entire Chasing the Dream, and Peril and Promise, team.

Major content topic areas include:

  1. Poverty and opportunity
  2. Climate Change and resiliency

Skills:  Intern should be detail-oriented, able to work independently and have a positive attitude. We’re looking for someone who aspires to be a journalist, documentary filmmaker or writer. Intern will be expected to perform all assignments in a timely manner. Journalistic integrity is critical.

Schedule: 2-3 days per week, flexible hours

To apply, send your resume, proof of enrollment and cover letter to:

e-mail: internships@wnet.org, subject=”Special Projects Intern”

Internship offers are contingent upon your passing of our mandatory background check which requires a valid social security number.

WNET is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. Qualified applicants are considered for employment and internships without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, marital status or veteran status.

No phone calls or faxes, please. Only those individuals under consideration will be contacted.

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