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Summer 2017: Community Idea Stations (NPR/PBS) - Social Media Intern

May 19, 2017

Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships, Public Relations internships

The Community Idea Stations, Central Virginia’s public radio (NPR) and television (PBS) stations, is recruiting one to two social media intern(s) to assist in managing the company’s social media activities in the summer of 2016.

This internship will be supervised by the Social Media Manager and will provide the opportunity to gain experience in marketing and digital promotion. The role will include interacting with supporters and interested parties via Facebook and Twitter accounts, developing digital content, promoting radio and television programs, developing and tracking performance metrics, and supporting the station’s overall social media strategy, as well as working on special projects as needed. The intern may also have the opportunity to work on a personal project supported by the station.

Hours: Approximately 15 -20 hours per week during the summer. The intern must be able to commute to the station at 23 Sesame Street, Richmond VA. There may be some night and weekend hours depending on events and television productions.

Preferred qualifications:

  •   strong written and verbal communications skills

  •   some experience with using social media

  •   capable of working independently

  •   a sense of humor

  •   a love of public television and radio, familiarity with our programs


    If interested, please email a cover letter, resume, references, and a writing sample to:

    Angela Massino, Social Media Manager,

    The Community Idea Stations provide public radio (NPR) and television (PBS) programming in Central Virginia. Stations include 88.9 WCVE Public Radio, WCVE PBS, WHTJ PBS, WCVW PBS, WCVE Create, and MHz Worldview. For more information about the Community Idea Stations, visit our website at or follow us on Facebook (WCVE) and twitter (@wcve).

    Deadline: Open Until Filled.