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TV Production Intern – WHYY – Philadelphia, PA

Company: WHYY

Location: Philadelphia, PA

  • Full Time


TV Production interns will:

  • Write and edit an original web video based on an intern or producer-driven idea or story not used in the broadcast segment
  • Write 2-3 sentence paragraphs that describe the subject of the web video to be published alongside the original web video
  • Assist in logging and transcribing footage
  • Act as production assistants on location, generating, organizing and gathering release forms, among other things
  • Support the producers as they research, shoot and edit segments for the monthly broadcast and the expanding website.

TV Production interns will learn:

  • How to ingest HD XDCAM footage from XDCAM disks to a standard computer hard drive
  • How to convert MP4 files (and other assorted media) and then output these files to an XDCAM disk for use in the online edit suite
  • How to batch transcode Canon HDSLR, Panasonic AVCHD files and GoPro Hero 3 MP4’s to XDCAM files for use in FCP projects
  • How to organize FCP 7 project files for optimal editing efficiency between other interns, different machines, and other producers
  • How to output HD files from Google Earth for use in various segments
  • How to use iPhoto to output motion graphics for use in their web videos
  • How to encode edited web pieces at different resolutions for optimal playback quality on the PBS video website
  • How to export HD footage to an SD resolution, and with that SD footage, author a DVD from scratch using DVD Studio Pro
  • How to access and choose music from a music production library to ultimately use in their own original web videos
  • How to loop any music to fit any video.
  • All aspects of television production including pre-production, production, and post-production
  • How to research and develop interview questions
  • How to summarize the content in short concise paragraphs
  • The organizing and structuring of each program and how to offline edit
  • Professional etiquette when going on shoots.


Those with experience using FCP 7 or 10 are especially welcome. After Effects experience is a plus. Experience editing or producing preferred.

In order for an application to be considered all of the below materials must be submitted.

  • Resume
  • Cover letter discussing career goals, computer and language skills and any specific, relevant broadcasting or media experience
  • A two- or three-page writing sample
  • A Link, if appropriate, to media or digital work
  • A letter of recommendation from an individual who can speak to your relevant experience, background, skills and/or work ethic.

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