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GBH News Politics Internship - Fall 2024

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GBH

12d ago

  • Internship
    Part-time
    Starts on Sep 15
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Media & Journalism
  • Boston
  • Quick Apply

Requirements

  • Skill Set:
  • Must be able to write clear, accurate news copy on deadline.
  • Familiarity with recording equipment and editing software is desired.
  • Ability to write newscast quality copy from AP and other sources using AP Style writing with proper attribution.
  • Knowledge of news, current events, and lawmakers/government leaders at the local, state, and national level.

Responsibilities

  • Provide writing and research for various news units in the Newsroom.
  • Re-write and freshen local news copy from the wire services for use in local newscasts.
  • Duties may also include researching specific news topics, the results of which will be used in news content or for interviews.
  • Additional duties may include making calls to newsmakers to arrange interviews for the local host/producer.
  • Duties may also include researching specific news topics, the results of which will be used in news stories that will air on GBH’s shows.
  • Provide coverage assistance from the State House and various city council and town meetings.
  • Gather video and audio for broadcast and/or social media

Digital & broadcast programming—drama, science, history, arts, culture, journalism—that engages, illuminates & inspires

Entertainment & Media
Industry
501-1000
Employees
1951
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Our vision is to be a pioneering leader in media that strengthens, includes and serves our diverse community, fostering growth and empowering individuals. We exist to engage, illuminate and inspire. We harness the creative spirit and reach of public media to deliver compelling experiences, stories and information to audiences, wherever they are. GBH is the largest creator for public media in America, including PBS, NPR and PRX. National in scope, we are locally rooted. From Boston to the Berkshires, from Worcester to the Cape and Islands, we are dedicated to connecting the Commonwealth through news, programming, learning tools and events.