Production Intern

Under the supervision of the Production & Operations Manager, interns will be responsible for assisting the staff in various phases of production. The internship program is designed to provide opportunities for students to learn about all phases of production, including:

  • Pre-production coordination
  • Studio production and client events
  • Post-production

The intern will work closely with production staff to gain a full understanding of television production. In providing an opportunity for students to learn production from these various areas, interns are required to have the following skills:

  • General knowledge of broadcast media and an interest in public television
  • Experience using Microsoft Office, conducting internet research, and social media
  • Attention to detail, excellent organization, and communication skills
  • Basic (at a minimum) shooting and editing skills, including Avid and/or Premiere
  • Knowledge of Photoshop and/or After Effects a plus

Production internship duties may include:

  • Assisting the production staff in various aspects of production
  • Logging and transcribing interviews
  • Assisting with social media as needed
  • Attaining skills to assist in the production of segments, which may include online research, field work, and logging applicable segments
  • Assisting production staff with YouTube captioning
  • Assisting production staff with metadata creation, including writing descriptions and tags
  • Providing clerical and administrative support for the production and management of local KLRU productions, including DVD duplication/labeling and labeling/mailing tapes
  • The opportunity to attend studio productions and client events on occasion
  • The opportunity to produce, shoot, and edit a project over the course of the semester

In accordance with KLRU intern programs, the intern must:

  • Be in attendance of an accredited college or university at the undergraduate or graduate level
  • Earn academic credit for internship
  • Provide confirmation of credit eligibility from college registrar’s office
  • Work a minimum of 10 hours per week, 150 hours per semester

Students interning for KLRU will have their internships terminated and will not receive college credit if they:

  • Do not maintain a consistent work schedule
  • Show a limited interest in the production process
  • Do not notify staff in advance of tardiness or absence
  • Are unable to perform required duties listed above

Internship is unpaid.

Interested applicants should submit a resume, letter of intent, which should include information regarding applicable software knowledge, and three references via email to:

Colleen Nelson (cnelson at
Production Coordinator

Annual Internship Application Deadlines:

  • Summer Semester: April 15
  • Fall Semester: August 10
  • Spring Semester: November 30