Job Openings & Internships

Morning Production Internship

The Takeaway is a national morning radio news program produced by WNYC Radio and Public Radio International in partnership with the BBC World Service, New York Times Radio and WGBH Boston. We are currently accepting applications for Morning Production internships for Spring and Summer. This position helps with all things big and small, essential to making the live show run smoothly. Hours are approximately 5:30AM – 10:00AM, and entail assisting the control room and news hub while on air.
 
Qualifications:

  • Interest in national news reporting and live radio broadcast
  • Some news writing or journalism experience preferred
  • Ability to commit 1 or more days a week for a 4 to 6 month period
  • Willingness to learn digital audio editing

 
Morning Runner Responsibilities:

  • Assist in the production of The Takeaway between the hours of 5:30AM – 10:00AM
  • Greet and prep in studio guests
  • Act as liaison between control room, news hub and hosts
  • Assist in writing news script and watching wires
  • Occasional research and pitching of story ideas
  • Additional tasks to support hosts and production staff as needed

To apply, please e-mail a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the show as a Word document to jobs@wnyc.org with “The Takeaway News Futures Internship” written in the subject line.
 
Qualified candidates only please. No calls. No agencies. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
 
WNYC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


News Futures Internship

The Takeaway is a national morning radio news program produced by WNYC Radio and Public Radio International in partnership with the BBC World Service, New York Times Radio and WGBH Boston. We are currently accepting applications for News Futures internships for Spring and Summer.

Qualifications:

  • Interest in national news reporting and live radio broadcast
  • Some news writing or journalism experience preferred
  • Ability to commit 1 or more days a week for a 4 to 6 month period

Intern Responsibilities:

  • Locating and pulling sound for air
  • Pitching guests and story ideas
  • Maintaining future story/special event calendar
  • Sorting and classifying books, skimming books and pitching them as possible segments
  • Maintaining database of obituaries 

To apply please e-mail a resume and cover letter explaining your interest in the show as a Word document to jobs@wnyc.org with “The Takeaway News Futures Internship” written in the subject line.
 
Qualified candidates only please. No calls. No agencies. Candidates selected for interview will be contacted.
 
WNYC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER.


ABOUT WNYC RADIO

WNYC FM & AM are America's most listened to public radio stations, heard by more than 1.1 million listeners each week in the New York Region. From popular local programs such as The Brian Lehrer Show, The Leonard Lopate Show, and Soundcheck to the award-winning national series On the Media, Studio 360, and Radio Lab, WNYC offers a unique service in the nation's most competitive and dynamic radio market. WNYC produces significant cultural reporting and music, concert and festival programs as rich and diverse as the city itself.

In addition to broadcasting news from NPR and the BBC, WNYC also maintains an award-winning local news department focused on investigative journalism and community issues.

WNYC airs 24 hours a day, 365 days a year on FM 93.9, AM 820, and www.wnyc.org, where listeners can access the stations' cutting edge podcasting technology and online programming on WNYC2, our HD and internet radio. As an employer, WNYC offers a unique professional opportunity to work alongside a tremendously creative staff, a passionate audience and an unparalleled product.