Audio Internship - Summer 2020

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Media

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The Detroit Free Press, part of the USA TODAY NETWORK, is pleased to offer a paid audio internship opportunity for a student during Summer 2020. This internship is full-time based at the Detroit Free Press headquarters in downtown Detroit, MI. The internship runs from June through August 2020.

The Detroit Free Press is looking for a creative, energetic journalist who loves telling stories for the ear. Will work as part of an audio team making voice stories for smart speakers, nonfiction podcasts and more. The right person for this job enjoys challenges behind the mic and the keyboard, and isnt afraid to try something new.

What youll do:

Script, track and produce individual daily news stories for smart speakers

Field reporting and collaborating in the field with Free Press journalists

Build stories using other reporters interviews, archive materials and music

Cut raw tape

Help with audio promotion

Pitch stories

Attend editorial meetings

Help grow our audience for audio

This is a news job, not a studio job. Knowledge of Detroit a plus.

What youll bring to the job:

  • Audio editing skills

  • Recording skills

  • Reasonable news judgment

  • Experience creating audio stories and conducting interviews

  • Students wishing to apply for an internship must include a cover letter, resume and URL link to a portfolio that demonstrates skill and creativity.


    Gannett Co., a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, or veteran status.
    Associated topics: intern, internship, semester, trainee

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