Louisville Public Media offers internships to college students, available in various departments throughout the year.
For information about our internship program or to apply, contact Internship Coordinator, Rachel Firkins, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 502-814-6530. All applications must include a resume and cover letter stating to which internship you are applying. Additional materials may be required – see below.
WFPL Newsroom Intern
The 89.3 WFPL Newsroom intern will spend the first part of the internship shadowing the News Director and staff reporters, observing interviews, writing copy, editing, and taping news stories. During the remainder of the internship you will directly assist with writing stories, gathering sound and interviews and working with staff on editing and producing news content.
This internship requires a minimum of nine hours per week (in at least 3-hour blocks of time) for eight weeks. This internship is for Junior and Senior college students only. A writing sample of no more than one page must be included with your application.
90.5 WUOL Intern
The 90.5 WUOL Classical Louisville Intern will work to promote WUOL by writing blog posts and articles for the website and social media. The intern will also learn how to organize and maintain the classical music library at Louisville Public Media. The intern will work independently to update the Music Master database and should think creatively about how to organize a music library. Download the full 90.5 WUOL Intern Job Description [pdf] for more details.
LPM Marketing and Engagement Intern
The LPM Marketing and Engagement Intern assists Manager of Marketing and Engagement with facilitating public events, with promotion of Louisville Public Media’s three stations, and community outreach activities. Event opportunities include taking the planning lead in coordinating student-related listening events on-campus.
This internship requires a minimum of 10 hours per week and applicants must be available on weekdays and some weeknights and weekends. Applications are accepted on an ongoing basis.
Internships at Louisville Public Media are unpaid. Credit is available to students in an established internship program through his/her school. It is the responsibility of the student to contact his/her school to see if school credit is a possibility.