XRAY.FM is looking to bring on a new Production Intern for their morning drivetime progressive talk show, XRAY In The Morning. XRAY.FM is a community radio station holding a microphone to the best and most distinctive voices in Portland. Our mission is to build a culturally relevant center for ideas, music, and creativity in service of a more open media and a more just community.
Production Interns play an essential role in building and running the morning show for at least two days each week. This intern is expected to commit to 20 hours per week, to be spent working partly in the XRAY.FM studios, partly attending meetings, and partly working remotely. The position is designed to last for a total of six months.
Who should you be?
Driven to help make our radio show the best in the city
A strong communicator, gifted at collaborating within a team
A strong writer, capable of communicating complex information in a clear written voice
Passionate about bringing accurate news to a listening audience
Well-informed about current events and aware of the current social and political landscape
Experience using Google Drive products, audio editing software and team communication apps
Experience in live radio
What will this position entail?
20 hours of work per week, divided between the XRAY.FM facilities and remote work
Preparing news content to be read over the air
Learning how to engineer the show
Preparing guest interviews
Greeting and contacting guests
Setting up the studio
Updating social media prior to and during show
Attending the weekly production meeting at the XRAY.FM office
Helping maintain show documents, like show templates, past guest list and the show calendar
Learning about XRAY In The Morning and XRAY.FM generally, building relationships with other members of the morning show team
Apply by sending a cover letter and resume to with the subject line “Production Internship Application.” Please include your first and last name in every document title.
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