WUSF News is looking for interns for the fall


WUSF Public Media is now accepting applications for Information Internships for the Fall 2022 semester.

All positions will be paid, including internships focused on radio and digital news, as well as on our social media platforms.

Interns must be currently enrolled in the college as undergraduate or graduate students.

They will work closely with our team of seasoned writers and journalists to learn how to report, write and produce stories for radio and online platforms. It’s a place where students are treated like professional journalists from the start, and are assigned stories that matter to millions of Tampa Bay area residents.

This is also where they will discover how public media tries to serve their audience differently than commercial news outlets. With elections taking place in November, students interested in political news coverage should consider applying.

The application deadline is by midnight, June 29 for the following:

WUSF Rush Family Radio News Stage – (Two days a week) This internship is where a student will learn to research, write, produce and report for WUSF Radio and WUSFNews.org. In addition to daily news assignments, the Radio News Intern will produce longer, in-depth articles. Students from ANY university are welcome to apply for this position. This internship is funded by the WUSF Rush Family Fund.

WUSF News Stage on Social Media – (One to two days a week, including Fridays) The WUSF News Social Media Intern will work closely with the WUSF Digital Editor, Intern Coordinator and Multimedia Journalist writing and producing written and visual content for the station’s website and social media platforms. The intern will learn what it takes to successfully leverage our content on our social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) while helping to design strategies to expand our reach in the social media universe. Students from ANY university are welcome to apply for this position. This internship is funded by the Stephen Noble Internship Fund.

WUSF/USF Zimmerman Digital News Internship – (One day per week) The WUSF/USF Zimmerman Digital News Intern will research assignments, conduct interviews, write and produce daily digital stories and audio components. Only students at the USF Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications are eligible for these positions. This internship is also funded by the Stephen Noble Internship Fund.

Apply online by visiting https://www.usf.edu/work-at-usf/index.aspx and clicking “Browse & Apply”.

Find the position under job #31117 Administrative Clerk (WUSF News Intern).

Indicate in your cover letter which position(s) you are interested in and why. Please put your cover letter and resume in one attachment.

All WUSF News internships require students to work a full eight-hour shift. Half-day shifts are not available. University credit is also available for interns.

The internships will start in August 2022 and will last until December. Orientation will take place at the beginning of the semester. Students will work and receive editing and instructions directly from an editor throughout the course.

If you have any questions about the WUSF Internship Program, email [email protected].


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