Location: New York or Los Angeles office or remote (anywhere within the U.S.A.)
Start Date: January 10, 2022 – May 27, 2022
Who we are:
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, Marketplace Morning Report:
Marketplace Morning Report is looking for a dynamic intern for its Morning Report team. Are YOU that person? If so, you will have an opportunity to work closely alongside our show direct and overnight producer to learn and contribute to the production of five early morning news casts that reach more than 10 million listeners on close to 800 public radio stations across the country. This is an excellent internship opportunity if you have an active interest in audio and business journalism. This is an overnight shift (2:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. Pacific Time | 5:30am to 12:00pm Eastern Time).
Learn and perform a variety of production, research, and editorial tasks, including editing audio tape.
Write show promos, daily station updates, and other materials.
Contribute ideas for stories and other editorial material.
Conduct pre-interviews for on-air guests.
Database and web project as needed.
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.
Participate in brown bag sessions to gain broader perspective of the organization
Next Step in the Application:
In addition to your skills and knowledge, we want to get to know you in the application process. In addition to your resume, please include a cover letter (of no more than 1 page) with answers to the following:
What interest you about this role?
What professional skills would you like to add to your toolbox in the months and years to come to grow in your career field?
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 graduate program OR have earned a degree within the last 12 months
A demonstrated interest in journalism (i.e., produced work for publication, worked at school newspaper/radio, etc.).
Must be able to work overnight shift from 2:30-8:30am.
Must have the ability to write, meet deadlines, and work independently.
Must have strong organizational and communication skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Office products with the ability to learn new software programs.
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.