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Broadcast Internship- Virgin Radio


News UK

10d ago

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Media & Journalism
  • London

AI generated summary

  • You should be well-organized, creative, and have strong communication skills. A passion for radio, pop culture, and a proactive mindset are essential for starting a rewarding career in the media industry.
  • You will assist in creating broadcast ideas, researching stories, booking guests, and handling production tasks for a live radio show at Virgin Radio, under the guidance of leading producers.


  • Well organised and able to prioritise effectively
  • Good communication skills, this role will involve greeting guests and liaising with multiple teams
  • A creative mindset who can bring ideas to the team
  • Self-starter who can work proactively to identify problems and solutions
  • Strong drive to start a rewarding career that can make a difference to the diversity of the media industry
  • A passion for starting a career in radio
  • Enthusiasm for and knowledge of pop culture


  • You will learn how to craft brilliant ideas ready for broadcast on one of the country’s leading radio stations, while also supporting the country’s leading producers in researching stories, developing new ideas as well as researching and booking guests for future shows. You will assist with all production tasks required to make a daily live radio show. There is no better first step into radio production than this.

Application Process

  • Online Application > Interview
  • At News UK we encourage every individual's potential, therefore rather than looking for specific experience we are looking for enthusiasm and drive.
  • As part of the online application process, we would like you to provide answers to our application questions:
  • Suggest an idea for a new regular segment for the Chris Evans Breakfast Show and why you think Virgin Radio’s audience will love it
  • Which radio presenter do you think is the best in the world and why? (excluding Chris Evans)
  • Give us an example of when you’ve shown initiative to go above and beyond or solve a problem?


What is the start date for this internship at Virgin Radio?

The start date for this internship at Virgin Radio is September 2024.

Where is this internship located?

This internship is located in London at the London Bridge Studios.

What type of tasks will I be responsible for as a Broadcast Intern at Virgin Radio?

As a Broadcast Intern at Virgin Radio, you will be responsible for crafting ideas for broadcast, researching stories, developing new ideas, booking guests, and assisting with all production tasks required to make a daily live radio show.

What qualities are News UK looking for in potential candidates for this internship?

News UK is looking for candidates who are well-organised, have good communication skills, a creative mindset, are self-starters, have a passion for radio, and enthusiasm for and knowledge of pop culture.

How can I apply for this internship at Virgin Radio?

To apply for this internship at Virgin Radio, you can complete the online application process and provide answers to the application questions listed in the job description. The application process also includes an interview.

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Mission & Purpose

One of the leading media businesses in the UK and Ireland, our newsbrands include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun, The Sun on Sunday and The TLS. Our national broadcast brands include talkSPORT, Times Radio and Virgin Radio UK, and we have market-leading local radio stations across Ireland. In April 2022 we launched TalkTV as a bold new voice in news, current affairs, debate and opinion. The major new TV channel is available to everyone across the UK, with presenters including Piers Morgan, Jeremy Kyle, Vanessa Feltz, Sharon Osbourne, Tom Newton Dunn and Julia Hartley Brewer. Our world-famous brands provide news, analysis, opinion and entertainment to almost 40 million people each month. Spanning digital and print, audio and video, events and experiences, our brands are home to a plurality of opinion, representing the diverse communities we serve. News UK is wholly owned by News Corp.