Black Issues Forum - Special Projects Internship

Black Issues Forum - Special Projects Internship
For Academic Credit

Intern needed to assist in the production of a weekly public affairs television program that explores people and issues of concern to the African American community in North Carolina. Intern may be engaged in any of the following responsibilities: contribute content to the program’s social networking sites; gather research on program topics; propose new topics or approaches to topics for program content; conduct telephone interviews with potential program guests; update and maintain a contacts database; write copy for program content; assist producer in administrative tasks including filing and mailing; greet and set up for program guests; log and transcribe raw footage; edit in FinalCut Pro; other production duties as directed by program producer. Intern may be required to perform these duties toward work on other projects at UNC-TV as well. Intern will gain experience in the many facets of producing a television program from pre-production through post.

Required Major
Preference will be given to students with strong interest or completed coursework in African American studies (including history, sociology, literature, or entertainment) and video production, and having serious career interest in the electronic broadcasting or film industry.

Requirements
Solid oral and written communication including familiarity with journalistic style writing; ability to work in a team environment; self-motivated; ability to research and organize; typing; computer proficiency in a word processing program, windows file management, Internet use, and social networking; some math skills; minimum 2.5 GPA.

Other Requirements
Must have reliable transportation; available 10-15 hours/week (able to come a minimum of two days per week, 4 or more hours at a time).

Weekly Hours
10 - 15

Internship Duration
1 - 2 semesters

Additional Information: This is a non-paid internship.

Please send cover letter and resume to:
UNC-TV
Human Resources
P.O. Box 14900
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4900
919-549-7802 fax
dholt@unctv.org

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY / AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER.
WOMEN AND MINORITIES ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Human Resources
THE UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA CENTER FOR PUBLIC TELEVISION
www.unctv.org
10 T.W. Alexander Drive
PO Box 14900
Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-4900

Phone: (919) 549-7082
Fax: (919) 549-7201
careers@unctv.org
DORS #850000559