Career Services Internship Opportunities

Editorial

Description: We are currently seeking a part-time editorial intern to help increase listenership, boost public awareness, and enhance engagement with our 39+weekly shows and daily news coverage. You will also be assisting with the research and writing of radio pieces. Most pieces will be assigned, but HRN interns will have an opportunity to pitch stories on case, by case basis. This internship is a unique opportunity to engage with a community of journalists, food producers, chefs and leaders. This is a position for someone who is interested in a creative approach to content and promotion through editorial features and use of social media. The ideal candidate would be a food studies, media, public relations or communications student. • Curate existing HRN content through audio, web and written features and promotions (think radio remixes of great show moments, blog round-ups, social media shout outs, newsletters, etc.) • Write and produce radio stories • Assist in peer-to-peer copy editing • Transcribe interviews for scripts • Assist with host and guest outreach with the network’s community of food, drink, and agriculture personalities • Social media promotion re: radio programs, news pieces and events on a weekly/daily basis • Aid in the development and implementation of a social media strategy for individual shows and news pieces • Disseminate relevant promotion and news to our various social media outlets • Attend events and table on behalf of the network • Track analytics on social media platforms

Salary Unknown
Type of Opportunity P/T
Location Bushwick, Brooklyn
Degree Wanted None Required
Field of Study English, Journalism, Speech Communications and Theatre Arts
Special Skills & Requirements Success Patterns: • Well-versed in social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, and blogging • Familiar with Google Docs • Some experience with content promotion preferred • Strong verbal, writing and editorial skills • Exceptional planning and organization skills • Professional demeanor • Self-starter able to set priorities and work independently, or as part of a team • Adaptable and comfortable with the evolving demands of a small, organization • Knowledge of/interest in food and agriculture a plus Desired Personal Characteristics • Creative • Passion for using digital tools to create social change • A love for radio/podcasts! • Flexible with a strong work ethic
Company Name Heritage Radio Network
Contact:
Address: 261 Moore St. (Roberta’s), Brooklyn, NY 11206
Email: info@heritageradionetwork.org
Phone: 929.337.8805
Website: http://heritageradionetwork.org/
About the Company: Heritage Radio Network is a grassroots, action-oriented non-profit Internet radio station focused on creating a food world that is more sustainable, equitable and delicious. Our network boasts 35+ entertaining and informative weekly foodfocused programs, and a division of writers who produce stories on topics including Advocacy & Food Policy, Agriculture, Hospitality, Science & Tech, Beverage, and more.
How To Apply: Please submit resume, cover letter and short writing sample to: info@heritageradionetwork.org

 

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