Tuesday, August 7, 2007

Internship Opportunities with Public Radio Partnership

Public Radio Partnership is an independent non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization. Our mission is to engage, educate, and entertain by creating and providing innovative, outstanding programming fueled by intellectual and cultural diversity. PRP provides high-quality radio programming and web content to more than 50,000 listeners in north-central Kentucky and southern Indiana.

Public Radio Partnership consists of 3 distinctly unique stations:

* WFPL 89.3FM is Louisville's news-talk station and NPR affiliate. WFPL is host to several award winning, locally produced talk shows, documentaries, and specials. More information is available at http://www.wfpl.org/.

* Classical 90.5 is Louisville's fine arts station and the region's only 24 hour classical station. Nationally-recognized syndicated classical programming airs alongside over 12 hours of locally hosted programming. More information is available at http://www.wuol.org/.

* WFPK 91.9FM consists of eclectic adult album alternatives for discriminating music lovers. Niche programming includes blues, jazz, bluegrass, Roots, Afropop, soul, and more. Program list and additional information are available at http://www.wfpk.org/.

Year round internships are available at WFPL 89.3FM.

WFPL Newsroom Intern
The Newsroom Intern spends the first part of his/her internship shadowing the WFPL News Director and staff reporters observing interviews, writing copy, editing, and taping news stories. During the balance of the internship participants will directly assist with and, on occasion, be the primary staff person involved in this process.

WFPL State of Affairs® Intern
State of Affairs® is our local talk show produced Tuesdays through Fridays. Interns will learn by hands-on experience in researching show topics, reporting topic information, tracking possible guests, and developing guest bios. Production aspects can include call screening and board operation. Interns may also be offered the opportunity to develop and participate in topics and interviews for other locally produced WFPL shows.

Summer semester internships are available in Marketing
Marketing Intern (encompasses all 3 stations)
The Marketing Intern will work closely with the Marketing/Events Specialist on a variety of projects including: press releases and media relations, copy writing, promotions, researching community events and outreach possibilities, assist as required with Partnership community events.

More information on all our internships is available at http://www.prp.org/ or contact internship@prp.org.

Public Radio Partnership is an Equal Opportunity Employer