Internship Opportunities

FRONTLINE
  • Location
    Boston, Massachusetts
  • Sector
    Non Profit
  • Experience
    Internship
  • Posted
    Dec 04

Position description

Podcast Internship

The FRONTLINE Dispatch is a new, narrative podcast series that focuses on telling crucial domestic and international stories with the rigor and tenacity that audiences expect from FRONTLINE.

Our Dispatch interns will assist the podcast team with conducting research, cutting tape, maintaining the audio archive, and fielding producer inquiries. This intern may also work on special projects that include podcast production assistance.

We are looking for candidates with a passion for audio storytelling and news, experience editing audio, strong research skills, and a strong work ethic. This intern should feel confident working independently and taking initiative in a fast-paced environment. The internship requires a commitment of 15-20 hours a week.

 

Digital Internship

Our digital interns assist with research, editing, social media and production of special interactive projects for FRONTLINE’s website and other digital platforms. We’re constantly innovating and experimenting, so gain hands-on experience on a team with lots of opportunities. Our ideal applicants are web-savvy newshounds who are interested in working across a variety of media.

 

Editorial Internship

Our editorial interns assist the senior editorial staff with a variety of tasks, including but not limited to conducting research, assisting with the story submission review process, maintaining the series library, and fielding producer inquiries. This internship is an opportunity to work with broadcast professionals to learn the intricacies of producing long format investigative documentary television.

We’re looking for someone with excellent research, writing and organizational skills, in addition to a good work ethic. A candidate should also possess the ability to work independently, take initiative, and must be able to function in a fast paced environment. This internship requires a commitment of 15-20 hours a week. The work schedule is flexible and will be determined on an individual basis.

 

Post-Production Internship

FRONTLINE is seeking interested students who are eager to learn about and assist with the process of getting a weekly PBS television series on the air.  All majors are welcome; television, film, broadcasting or journalism students are especially encouraged.  This internship is an opportunity to work with broadcast professionals to learn the intricacies of the post-production process.

Interns will learn how to work within a post-production team, come away with a solid understanding of the post process and current standards and formats, and learn how to operate independently in a top-of-the-line facility. The internship will also provide the opportunity to observe AVID online documentary editing sessions and FRONTLINE screenings.  Interns will assist the Post-Production Coordinator and FRONTLINE OutPost staff with a variety of tasks, including but not limited to tracking assets, archiving production media, footage research and client services.

We accept and review resumes on a rolling basis. Interested applicants should be responsible, show initiative, and possess a general understanding of television production. Must be able to work in a fast paced environment. This internship requires a commitment of 16-20 hours a week. The work schedule is flexible and will be determined on an individual basis.

 

Social Media Internship

Our social media interns work closely with the Online Engagement Coordinator, assisting with the research, drafting and proofing of written content for social media platforms, including Twitter and Facebook. The intern may also take on special projects as assigned, such as researching potential social media contacts, tools, events and opportunities.

We’re looking for candidates with web research skills, strong knowledge of current events, familiarity with FRONTLINE, experience with social media tools, including Twitter and Facebook. Should be familiar with Mac OS, Microsoft Word and Excel.

Application instructions

To apply for any of our internships, email your resume and cover. Please reference the internship you are applying to in the email subject line.

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