810 Radio summer internship (Kansas City)
• Intern shift will run from 5:30 a.m. to approximately 10:30 a.m. Internships can be scheduled for one, two or three days per week, depending on intern’s needs. Internships will be unpaid. College credit available.
• Intern is to arrive on time every day of his/her scheduled days, which are to be agreed upon in advance of internship. Intern shift is to begin at 5:30 a.m., unless otherwise arranged. If intern must miss one of his/her scheduled shifts, intern must give advanced notice to Jake Gutierrez and/or Nate Bukaty. Intern must also make best efforts to line up a replacement for the days he/she will miss.
• Dress code: Interns are expected to meet some basic expectations for dress. Jeans and nice shorts are permitted. Collared shirts are preferred. Shoes, not sandals, are expected.
• Develop understanding of layout of radio station, including:
A) location of production rooms, sales pit, break rooms, etc.
B) purpose and function of each production room, studio, etc.
C) learn schedule of programming, personalities and producers of each show
• Become proficient in working phones
A) learn proper etiquette for answering phone calls
B) learn proper etiquette for calling guests
C) learn procedure for answering calls during contests, giveaways, etc.
• Learn to operate Cool Edit
• Become proficient at editing sound bites, and composing throws to sound bites.
• Learn to operate all recording devices, DVR, internet, etc.
• Become proficient at following stories on Twitter, other social media
• Learn to operate Maestro System
• Learn how to operate the routing system
• Learn principles of board operation
• Wwork with Ben Mesner on learning more detailed aspects of Cool Edit
• Be able to run the board for a full segment of live radio
• Be able to record and produce a SportsCenter update, and record other material for demo tapes
• Develop contacts for resume building
Submit resume and cover letter to Nate Bukaty at firstname.lastname@example.org