It's an exciting time to join Marketplace. We are an industry leader in telling meaningful and creative stories on the radio with more than 13 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: #530-20
About American Public Media Group | Marketplace
We are American Public Media Group (APMG), the parent organization of a large, dynamic group of not-for-profit broadcasting entities:
American Public Media™, one of the largest producers and distributors of public radio shows and podcasts in the world. APM’s portfolio includes Live from Here, The Splendid Table®, Performance Today®, BBC World Service, and Brains On!®
Minnesota Public Radio®, a 45-station regional radio network that brings news, classical music and AAA-format rock to Minnesota and parts of North and South Dakota, Iowa and Wisconsin.
Southern California Public Radio™, a group of news and information stations based in Pasadena and serving Los Angeles and the Inland Empire.
Marketplace®, a portfolio of radio programs and podcasts about economics and finance that includes Marketplace®, Marketplace Tech®, and Marketplace Morning Report®.
APM Reports, our investigative and documentary unit, and the creator of the acclaimed podcast series In the Dark.