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810 Radio summer internship (Kansas City)

Mon, 02/27/2017 - 11:01 -- Steven J Rottinghaus
Part time


• 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.

First Month:

• 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

Second Month:

• Learn how to operate the routing system

• Learn principles of board operation

• Wwork with Ben Mesner on learning more detailed aspects of Cool Edit

Third Month:

• 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 nbukaty@me.com