Radio Broadcast Intern — Assistant Producer

Job Title: Radio Broadcast Intern — Assistant Producer

Location: Work from your home on your own computer, no special equipment needed

Key Responsibilities:

  • generating and researching ideas for programs developing content, writing material for scripts, bulletins and links;
  • sourcing potential contributors (to the newsletter or show) and guests;
  • send out pre-production briefings to guests
  • managing the logistics of getting people, resources and equipment together to the right place at the right time;
  • presenting program or managing presenters for both pre-recorded and recorded output;
  • checking that copyrights are cleared and understanding media law;
  • converting text, graphics, video and audio files into other formats if needed;
  • contributing to and making use of an archive of audio resources which can be re-used;
  • responding to audience feedback, referring on to other departments as necessary;
  • producing and making use of user-generated content;
  • using technology for production purposes;

Reports to: the Radio Producer

Length of Appointment: One season (15 weeks)

Time Commitment: 10-20 hours per week with a weekly one-hour staff meeting; the shows will be broadcast at 11:00-12:00 CT on Tuesdays and at 9:00-9:30 (live) CT on Thursdays.

Qualifications: Some college would be helpful, especially in the field of journalism, broadcasting or communications but is not a necessity. Willingness to learn and try to new things is important. The volunteer must be able to work well with a team, to be comfortable with problem-solving, easy to communicate with and dependable.

posted 9/7/2014

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