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Content Production Intern - Spring 2017

March 13, 2017

Cascade Public Media (“CPM”) is a multi-platform public media organization that includes KCTS 9/KCTS9.org, Crosscut.com and What’s Good 206. Located in the heart of Seattle on the historic Seattle Center campus, CPM exists to improve the quality of life in the communities we serve by providing meaningful programming on air, online and in the community that inspires a smarter world.

Qualified Candidates please apply here.

We are seeking one Content Production intern for Spring 2017. This is a paid internship, 15 hours per week, for 3 months starting in the Spring (April 2017).  Intern will be receive a stipend of $1,500.00 per quarter (paid out as $500.00 per month) to assist with living expenses such as food, transportation, and rent during the internship. CPM office hours are Monday - Friday 8:30AM - 5:00PM. CPM located at 401 Mercer Street, Seattle, WA 98109 and online at http://www.kcts9.org

Educational Benefit:

CPM is seeking a student intern to support digital and broadcast content production. This is a great opportunity to get first-hand experience in researching, developing and producing video stories, conducting subject interviews. Student will work directly with media professionals and gain valuable professional experience for potential career paths in the television/journalism/multimedia industry. The intern will primarily be assisting with content production for CPM’s broadcast and digital, Borders & Heritage, featuring stories of immigrant and refugee experience in the Pacific Northwest.

 Duties and Responsibilities:

 1. Assist with research to support story production

 2. Assist producers on field shoots and in the studio

 3. Sit in on edit sessions as assigned

 4. Assist with writing descriptions, editing photos, assembling video rough cuts

 4. Transcribe interviews and log footage

 5. Assist in writing video scripts and web articles for KCTS9.org

 6. Assist with or develop projects which contribute to intern’s professional portfolio; topic(s) to be mutually agreed upon between the intern and supervisor and should be relevant to the scope of the Borders & Heritage series

 7. Intern will have the opportunity to pitch and produce at least one written or video story for possible publication on KCTS9.org, as part of the Borders & Heritage series

Student should have a keen interest in writing and producing diverse stories. Ideal for students pursuing a degree in Communications; International Studies; Anthropology; Journalism; Video Production; or other relevant majors.

To be eligible for a CPM Internship, students must meet the following minimum requirements (along with position specific requirements):

1. Current enrollment in a course of study at an institution of higher learning, such as college, community college or vocational school

2. Current enrollment in a program that leads to a degree; certificate or diploma programs are not eligible

3. Possess a minimum GPA of 2.5 for sophomores, juniors and seniors

4. Receiving school credit for the internship is strongly preferred