Monday, July 27, 2015

NPR Code Switch Fall Internship

NPR's Code Switch is one of the largest teams in the country reporting on some of the most fascinating topics of our day: race, ethnicity and culture. As the intern for Code Switch, you'll be working with a diverse, fun team of journalists doing path-breaking coverage of these subjects.

Responsibilities:
  • Produce digital builds for daily radio stories
  • Research, pitch, report, write and produce pieces for publication online
  • Coordinate with editorial units outside of Code Switch, including other desks, shows, reporters, editors, and producers
  • Additional editorial tasks — such as conducting and/or transcribing interviews, procuring images, etc. — as assigned
Qualifications:
  • Interest in and familiarity with issues of race, ethnicity and culture
  • Proven writing and storytelling abilities
  • Ability to do accurate, thorough work on deadline
  • Digital production expertise, including some multimedia experience. (Fluency with software such as Wordpress will be helpful.)
  • Fluency with social media
  • Strong research/reporting skills