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TV Production Intern

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WHYY Inc

21d ago

  • Internship
    Full-time
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Media & Journalism
  • Philadelphia

AI generated summary

  • You must have experience with AVID and After Effects, along with editing or producing skills. Submit resume, cover letter, writing sample, media work link, and recommendation letter. Must be a current junior/senior undergraduate, graduate student, or recent graduate.
  • You will assist producers on field shoots, gather release forms, log and transcribe footage, research, shoot, edit segments, and pitch story ideas for TV production.

Requirements

  • Qualifications:
  • Those with experience using AVID are especially welcome. After Effects experience is a plus. Experience editing or producing preferred.
  • In order for an application to be considered all of the below materials must be submitted.
  • Resume
  • Cover letter discussing career goals, computer and language skills and any specific, relevant broadcasting or media experience
  • A two- or three-page writing sample
  • A Link, if appropriate, to media or digital work
  • A letter of recommendation from an individual who can speak to your relevant experience, background, skills and/or work ethic.
  • Individual must be a current junior or senior undergraduate student, graduate student or recent graduate (no more than three years from graduation date).

Responsibilities

  • TV Production interns will:
  • Join producers on field shoots, act as production assistants on location, generating, organizing, and gathering release forms, among other things
  • Assist in logging and transcribing footage
  • Support the producers as they research, shoot and edit segments for the monthly broadcast and the website.
  • Support studio shoots by running teleprompter, welcoming guests, and acting as the production assistants
  • Have the opportunity to pitch stories for shows currently in production.
  • Write copy
  • TV Production interns will learn:
  • All aspects of television production including pre-production, production, and post-production
  • How to research and develop interview questions
  • How to summarize the content in short concise paragraphs
  • The organizing and structuring of each program and how to offline edit
  • Professional etiquette when going on shoots.

FAQs

What skills are preferred for TV Production Interns?

TV Production Interns with experience using AVID and After Effects are especially welcome. Experience in editing or producing is preferred.

What materials are required for an application to be considered for the TV Production Intern position?

To be considered for the TV Production Intern position, applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter discussing career goals, computer and language skills, and any relevant broadcasting or media experience, a two- or three-page writing sample, a link to media or digital work if appropriate, and a letter of recommendation from someone who can speak to the applicant's experience, background, skills, and work ethic. Applicants must also be current junior or senior undergraduate students, graduate students, or recent graduates (no more than three years from graduation date).

Are TV Production Interns required to be vaccinated for COVID-19?

Yes, all WHYY employees, including TV Production Interns, are required to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. Proof will be required upon hiring.

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Entertainment & Media
Industry
201-500
Employees
1954
Founded Year

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