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Broadcast Internship - Virgin Radio


News UK

9d ago

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Media & Journalism
  • London
  • 1d left

AI generated summary

  • You must be organized, communicative, creative, proactive, driven, passionate about radio, and have knowledge of pop culture to thrive in this internship at Virgin Radio.
  • You will craft ideas, research stories, develop new ideas, book guests, and assist with production tasks for a daily live radio show at a leading radio station.


  • 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

  • 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 the Broadcast Internship at Virgin Radio?

The start date for the Broadcast Internship at Virgin Radio is September 2024.

Where is the location of the internship?

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

What is the duration of the internship?

The internship is for three months.

What are the working hours for this internship?

This internship involves working early mornings as it is for the Chris Evans Breakfast Show.

How can I apply for this internship?

To apply for the internship, you need to complete an online application and then proceed to an interview.

What are the key responsibilities of a Broadcast Intern at Virgin Radio?

As a Broadcast Intern, you will work on crafting ideas for broadcast, researching stories, developing new ideas, booking guests for shows, and assisting with production tasks for the daily live radio show.

Is prior radio production experience required for this internship?

While prior experience is not required, enthusiasm, drive, and a passion for starting a career in radio are essential qualities we are looking for in candidates.

Are there opportunities for advancement within Virgin Radio after completing the internship?

Advancement opportunities within Virgin Radio may be available based on performance and opportunities within the company.

Do you provide support for diversity, equity, and inclusion within the workplace?

Yes, News UK has a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Strategy in place to promote diversity and inclusivity in the workforce and the content produced.

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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.