Production Internships


The intern reports directly to Director & Executive Producer Julie Speer and aids her with all duties related to pre-production, production and post production. The intern has a desk, phone, email and direct line as well as access to Adobe Premiere Editing suites. This production internship is an excellent way to gain hands on experience at a TV station (with live and taped video productions) as well as experience in the nonprofit sector.

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Preproduction – 25%
    • Research (for data, photographs, archival footage and other assets and info)
    • Drafting shoot schedules
    • Drafting scripts
    • Prepping tape stock / striping tapes
  • Production – 15%
    • Assist on field and studio shoots
    • Set up and break down of gear
    • Operating teleprompter or camera as needed
  • Post Production – 50%
    • Digitizing
    • Capturing and sorting footage
    • Sub-clipping and preparing sequences
    • Basic editing
    • Exporting .wav files or .mp4 files
  • Special Projects as assigned – 10%


  • 300 hour minimum requirement (scheduled as you like)
  • Agree to a non-paid internship, students may earn school credit
  • Knowledge and interest in video editing 
  • Interest and passion for public television and non-fiction programming
  • Flexible, Independent, self motivated, personable and willing to learn


To Apply: 
Semester deadlines:

Spring Semester:
Late January-May

Summer Semester:

Fall Semester:

Applications Due:
January 5th

Applications Due:
April 15th

Applications Due:
September 5th


Email resume and cover letter outlining interests, education and experience to:


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