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WDAV Summer Intern - Digital Media and Podcast Production

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Categories: Temporary, Summer Employment
Department: WDAV - New Media

WDAV Summer Intern – Digital Media and Podcast Production

Basic Function: Are you a student interested in building real-world podcasting experience with an experienced team? The WDAV Summer intern for Digital Media and Podcast Production will receive hands-on experience in the research, development, and production of the “Power Play” podcast. This internship is designed to give college students or recent graduates a practical opportunity to explore digital media, broadcasting, sound engineering, and journalistic research in public media. Training in all aspects of podcast production will be provided.

Duties include:

  • Researching topics for the “Power Play” podcast
  • Writing narratives about the topics
  • Pitching episode ideas to WDAV staff
  • Writing scripts for podcast topics
  • Reviewing, revising/editing scripts
  • Voice recording/hosting podcast episodes
  • Learning the process for editing episodes
  • Promotional work (marketing, transcripts, and audience insight)



The Ideal Candidate:

  • Is curious about and has a willingness to dive into new topics
  • Has strong writing skills
  • Interested in production and editing
  • Able to receive constructive feedback and adjust work as needed
  • Excellent ability to convey ideas to others in a way that promotes understanding
  • Interested in classical music, public media, and/or broadcasting
  • Is extremely reliable
  • Pays close attention to details
  • Can work independently/remotely with minimal supervision
  • Looks for creative solutions to problems/issues
  • Excellent ability to prioritize
  • Demonstrates a passion for their areas of interest (e.g., performing arts, graphic design, travel, etc.)

Working Conditions: Remote work with the possibility of some in-person office work; ability to complete assignments with minimal supervision. This position may require evening and weekend work depending on research assignments.


Please submit:

1) an online application at httpS://employment.davidson.edu  

2) a current resume

3) cover letter

4) Writing Sample #1 - A sample blog post that mimics the style of WDAV's blog "Of Note" - 500 or fewer words

5) Writing Sample #2 - A sample social media post with one photograph and fewer than 200 characters - please see WDAV's social media accounts for examples.


At Davidson College, we believe the college grows stronger by recruiting and retaining a diverse faculty and staff committed to building an inclusive community.  In order to achieve and sustain educational excellence, we seek to hire talented faculty and staff across the intersections of diverse races, ethnicities, religions, sexual orientations, gender identities, ages, socio-economic backgrounds, political perspectives, abilities, cultures, and national origins.

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