Production Intern - StoryCorps

Production Intern

Department: Production
Division: Programs
Location: Brooklyn, NY

StoryCorps’ Production Department is responsible for editing the full interviews into the short, cohesive “stories” that are broadcast on National Public Radio’s Morning Edition each Friday. The Production Intern will work closely with the StoryCorps production staff to identify stories for national broadcast and perform various administrative tasks to support the department. This is not a sound design or engineering internship.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsibilities include, but will not be limited to:
  • Listen to and edit interviews from around the country using Pro Tools software
  • Research, pitch, and book potential StoryCorps interviews
  • Attend department meetings and participate in review and feedback process for potential broadcasts
  • Provide general support to the StoryCorps production team, including transcribing clips and taking meeting notes
  • Other administrative and research tasks as assigned

 Ideal Candidate

The ideal Production Intern is resourceful, reliable, creative, and has excellent time management skills. They are also flexible and can adapt quickly based on departmental priorities. In addition, the ideal candidate has experience working with diverse communities and a demonstrated interest in non-fiction storytelling.

Familiarity with digital audio editing software is highly preferred. Candidates with education or experience in journalism (especially radio), non-fiction storytelling and/or oral history are strongly encouraged to apply.

Production Interns must be able to work Tuesday and Thursday mornings.

 Goals of the Internship

This internship is an opportunity to work with experienced radio producers to hone your storytelling and audio editing skills, and to contribute to a groundbreaking, award-winning, and important oral history and radio journalism project.

StoryCorps seeks to hire staff who reflect the diversity of the communities they serve. All positions at StoryCorps are filled without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, HIV/AIDS status, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. All are encouraged to apply.