News/Investigative Internships


Interns with the News and Investigative Department will have a unique opportunity to work with a national award-winning team of investigative journalists.  This team is tackling important topics for our Colorado community via in-depth and ground-breaking investigative coverage.

Typical Duties:

  • Work with Anchor, Reporters and Producers on upcoming news reports 
  • Complete tasks assigned by staff; phone & internet research on relevant issues
  • Strong emphasis on data analysis, data research and data entry skills 
  • Work on various investigative projects that require extensive research
  • Assist with field and studio productions, transcription and editing
  • Attend preproduction and postproduction sessions


  • 10-20 hours per week on a consistent schedule
  • This is a non-paid internship offered to currently enrolled college-level students studying communications, journalism, video production and/or film production. Course credit is required.
  • Must have basic knowledge of television production, camera equipment, editing software and terminology

Semester Goal:

  • Intern will learn day-to-day operations of Rocky Mountain PBS News and a detailed understanding of investigative journalism

To Apply
Semester deadlines:

Spring Semester:
Late January-May
Summer Semester:
Fall Semester:
Applications Due:
January 5th
Applications Due:
April 15th
Applications Due:
August 15th

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


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Integrity. We aspire to engage a diverse community in ways that build mutual trust and respect. We take seriously our responsibility to operate with the highest level of transparency, accountability, and inclusivity.

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