Update: The deadline to apply for the internship has been extended to March 27, 2023.
WMUK-FM seeks qualified, enthusiastic candidates for a 26-week, 10-hour-per-week, paid internship in its news department. The internship is offered during the fall and spring semesters at WMU (September-April).
The persons chosen will work closely with WMUK-FM's award-winning news department to research, report, write, produce, and present audio news content for the station's broadcast service and its website. The successful candidate will also gain experience creating content for the news sections of WMUK's webpage and assisting with social media.
Required qualifications: Successful candidates will be creative, enterprising and attentive to detail, with strong writing skills. They must be able to operate computers and (with training) digital cameras and audio recorders. They must be able to devote 10 hours each week to the internship.
Preferred qualifications: Previous journalism experience.
Compensation: $10.50 per hour; no benefits
This position reports to WMUK's news director, although the interns will also work closely with and be supervised by other members of the station's news department.
To apply: Please download and complete the PDF internship application, below, and send it along with writing samples or links to email@example.com
Download: 2023-2024 WMUK-FM News Internship Application
For more information please contact WMUK News Director Sehvilla Mann at (269) 387-5717 at the e-mail address above.