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Internships at Public Broadcasting Atlanta

The internship program is designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn about broadcasting and the supporting areas of Radio and Television.

PBA offers internship opportunities in the following areas:

  • News
  • Radio
  • Television Production & Programming
  • Membership Services
  • Communications
  • Information Technology
  • Digital Media
  • Human Resources
  • Engineering

Please Note: Open internships are determined by departmental request, so please note that certain positions may not be available.

Currently Available Internships

Marketing Internship

The Marketing Intern supports the initiatives of the Marketing/Business Strategy team as well as Community Engagement. Responsibilities include doing research to support strategy development for radio, TV and digital. Additionally, responsibilities could include developing marketing communications for cross-content initiatives and radio programs and helping plan and execute community engagement events. The Marketing intern will support the Director of Marketing and Community Engagement Manager and will report into the SVP of Marketing/Business Development.

News Internship

This individual will work with the news director and staff to help meet daily news obligations, research news topics and for potential interviewees, transcribe interviews gathered from reporters. Write and rewrite stories found in press releases, newspapers and similar publications. Some reporting is required for this internship. For this reason, each intern is required to have access to their own transportation. Equipment will be provided. Preferred Skills: Students are expected to be in pursuit of journalism or similar broadcast related degree. Students who have an interest and/or background in radio journalism, writing, or audio editing will be most seriously considered.

Digital Media Internship

Interns will accompany producers and reporters on stories, create stock photography, document internal events, and produce video segments to supplement programming. Interns may also produce independent pieces, including photo essays, slideshows, and video interviews, that may be used on one of PBA’s websites. Interns will also gain experience in CMS photo and video management, including sorting, uploading, tagging, and adding Meta descriptions for visual assets. Successful candidates will be creative thinkers, able to identify visual opportunities, capable visual storytellers and have some experience (class assignments included) in still photography and video production, as well as a basic understanding of editing, preparing photos and video for distribution on the Web.

Qualifications

  • PBA internships are unpaid and are only offered to students who are able to receive college credit.
  • Complete and forward Internship Package. Please include cover letter and resume.
  • Provide 2 professional or academic letters of references.
  • Be sure to indicate the area(s) you are interested in working (Marketing, News, or Digital), as well as the semester during which you wish to intern.

If you are interested, apply to be an intern and join the Public Broadcasting Atlanta team! Download the Internship Program Package and submit to:

Internship Program Package

Contact Information

Public Broadcasting Atlanta
Attn: Ken Maiden
740 Bismark Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30324
Fax: 678-553-3026
Email: hr@pba.org