It's an exciting time to join Marketplace. We are an industry leader in telling meaningful and creative stories on the radio with over 14.5 million weekly listeners, and a multi-media enterprise centered around the ambition of raising the economic intelligence of all Americans.
Marketplace is one of the most dynamic multimedia brands in the country, known for an irreverent approach to business and economic news on multiple platforms. Our currency is good ideas. We value creativity and unorthodox thinking. And while we are serious about covering business and the economy the right way, we don't take ourselves too seriously.
Intern, On Demand - Marketplace:
Marketplace's On Demand intern would work on Marketplace's growing portfolio of on demand programming, including podcasts and voice on demand. Marketplace's On Demand unit is a strategic growth area for the company. It is a primary way that we are increasing the size and diversity of our audience; reaching new audiences where they choose to listen; and a driver for revenue and relevance.
Key Learning Goals:
Learn how podcast production and editing works
Learn fundamentals of economic and business journalism
Learn how podcasts are launched and about this growing industry
Learn and perform a variety of production, research, administrative, and editorial tasks, including cutting tape, and writing digital copy.
Contribute ideas for episodes, with a collaborative editorial team.
Conduct pre-interviews for podcast guests
Other duties as assigned.
Partial subsidy for onsite parking or public transportation.
Eligible to accrue sick time off.
Eligible for health insurance as required under the ACA.
Participate in robust on-boarding experience.
Professional development: on-the-job training, intercultural development assessment, formal performance review feedback sessions, etc.
Physical Demands and Working Conditions:
Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time.
Required to move about in the community.
Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.
Moderate noise level.
Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.
Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.
We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply.
Enrolled Senior in an undergraduate or Master's program OR have earned a degree within the last 12 months.
A demonstrated interest in journalism.
A demonstrated interest in podcasts.
Must have the ability to meet deadlines and work independently.
Must have strong organizational and communication skills.
Self-starter with an appetite for learning audio skills.
Coursework or experience in journalism.
Experience with audio editing.
Internal Number: 508-20
American Public Media is the largest station-based public radio organization in the U.S., combining multi-regional station operations, national content creation and distribution in one organization. With a portfolio that includes Live from Here with Chris Thile, BBC World Service, Marketplace® and the leading classical music programming in the nation, APM is one of the largest producers of public radio programming in the world. One thousand stations carry American Public Media’s 20-plus national programs. Its multi-regional station operations include 49 public radio stations and 42 translators in the Upper Midwest and California.