Merrillville, IN
Posted 1 year ago

Are you an upper class college student and looking to advance your broadcasting career and clean-up and polish your on-air sound? Lakeshore Public Radio is looking for a daily Midday news intern beginning in the Fall of 2021.

You will learn to record and playback in the digital recording medium; learn basic audio and video editing skills; be taught broadcast style writing; learn to write and read a newscast to time; learn how to update the news page on Lakeshore Public Radio’s website.


  • Write, edit, read live midday newscasts daily
  • Update midday news stories on website
  • Cover breaking news as it happens in Northwest Indiana
  • Record and edit interviews for air
  • Possible live on-air pledging


  • Currently enrolled college junior or senior, earning an undergraduate degree, or a graduate student earning a graduate degree in communications, broadcasting/journalism or communications with an emphasis in journalism/broadcasting
  • Strong writing skills and journalistic training
  • Strong on-air presence
  • Basic computer skills (typing, use of internet)
  • Knowledge of Northwest Indiana (news, issues, politics, geography, etc.)
  • Working knowledge of audio editing software is a plus (Adobe Audition)
  • Working knowledge of news writing and editing software is a plus (News Boss)
  • Working knowledge of running a board is a plus


  • The position is unpaid, for credit only
  • You will be working on your own, trustworthiness is crucial
  • Only 1 (one) position available

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