Summer 2022 Intern, Digital at the WNET Group

New York, New York

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Job Description

The WNET Group College Internship Program:

The WNET Group creates inspiring media content and meaningful experiences for diverse audiences nationwide. It is the nonprofit parent company of New York's THIRTEEN - America's flagship PBS station - WLIW21, THIRTEEN PBSKids, WLIW World and Create; Long Island's only NPR station WLIW-FM; and ALL ARTS, the arts and culture media provider. The WNET Group also operates NJ PBS, New Jersey's statewide public television network, and newsroom NJ Spotlight News.

As an intern, you will gain valuable experience at a company that has a rich history in public television broadcasting and production on-air, online and via mobile technology, as well as being a leader in the adoption of new media. The WNET Group offers opportunities for currently matriculating undergraduate and graduate students in a diverse range of areas including educational programming and outreach, news and public affairs, culture and arts, documentaries and production for the internet and related distribution platforms.

Students must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student in an accredited college or university (proof of enrollment required in the form of a current Student ID card, college transcript or registration document). The WNET Group is a national leader among public media companies and can provide you with experience to complement and enhance your academic program.

Departmental Objectives:

The mission of the WNET Group's Digital Department is to grow and retain WNET's audience by providing exceptional digital experiences.
Our Vision

  • Conceive thoughtful digital strategies based on market research, analytics, and expertise
  • Create top-notch digital products and experiences (content) to serve our audience's needs
  • Convene to exchange ideas, align goals, set standards and practices, pool resources, and build a sense of community through our digital summit and an executive council

Description of Duties:
  • The intern will assist the Video team in managing day-to-day editorial, operations, and audience development for WNET Digital series and campaigns on YouTube, Facebook, and TikTok.
  • Create content for and assist with channel community tabs and social media
  • Use source material provided by show producers and collaborate with team to produce non-video content, including quizzes, blogs, factoids and more
  • Assist pulling data for analysis and reporting
  • Assist with creating video content for WNET Digital series

Qualifications/Educational Pre-Requisites/Special Skills Required of the Candidate:
  • Prior experience with Adobe Creative Suite programs including, but not limited to, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere Pro, etc.
  • Experience producing digital video and building audiences around educational or fact-based content, especially on YouTube
  • Experience working with a digital team (content creation, online publishing, or social media) and knowledge of current social media trends.

Opportunity Profile:
  • Understanding of digital video publishing platforms
  • Editorial skills
  • Insight into public media's role in the changing digital landscape
  • Social media management
  • Social media asset creation
  • YouTube analytics and best practices

  • Summer term is June 6, 2022 to August 5, 2022
  • Up to 24 hours per week

Application Checklist:

Make sure that you upload the following required documents to your application before submitting it! Upload your resume, proof of enrollment and cover letter for your application in the My Experience section under "Resume/CV".
  • Resume or CV
  • Cover Letter describing your interest in a particular department/internship position
  • Proof of Enrollment (must be current for semester of the internship)
    • Current Enrollment Verification Certificate from the National Student Clearinghouse
    • Transcript
    • Course schedule for upcoming semester

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