Job Description:

Position Information:

Hours: 40 hours per week

Location: Los Angeles, CA

Start Date: June 10, 2020 - December 31, 2020

Application Deadline: March 6, 2020


Who we are:

It's an exciting time to join Marketplace. We are an industry leader in telling meaningful and creative stories on the radio with over 14.5 million weekly listeners, and a multi-media enterprise centered around the ambition of raising the economic intelligence of all Americans.

Marketplace is one of the most dynamic multimedia brands in the country, known for an irreverent approach to business and economic news on multiple platforms. Our currency is good ideas. We value creativity and unorthodox thinking. And while we are serious about covering business and the economy the right way, we don't take ourselves too seriously.


Intern, On Demand - Marketplace:

Marketplace's On Demand intern would work on Marketplace's growing portfolio of on demand programming, including podcasts and voice on demand.  Marketplace's On Demand unit is a strategic growth area for the company. It is a primary way that we are increasing the size and diversity of our audience; reaching new audiences where they choose to listen; and a driver for revenue and relevance. 


Key Learning Goals:

  • Learn how podcast production and editing works
  • Learn fundamentals of economic and business journalism
  • Learn how podcasts are launched and about this growing industry



  • Learn and perform a variety of production, research, administrative, and editorial tasks, including cutting tape, and writing digital copy.
  • Contribute ideas for episodes, with a collaborative editorial team.
  • Conduct pre-interviews for podcast guests
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • Partial subsidy for onsite parking or public transportation.
  • Eligible to accrue sick time off.
  • Eligible for health insurance as required under the ACA.



  • Participate in robust on-boarding experience.
  • Professional development: on-the-job training, intercultural development assessment, formal performance review feedback sessions, etc.
  • Mentoring opportunities.


Required Qualifications:

  • Enrolled Senior in an undergraduate or Master's program OR have earned a degree within the last 12 months.
  • A demonstrated interest in journalism.
  • A demonstrated interest in podcasts.
  • Must have the ability to meet deadlines and work independently.
  • Must have strong organizational and communication skills.
  • Self-starter with an appetite for learning audio skills.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Coursework or experience in journalism.
  • Experience with audio editing.


Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • Must be able to perform the essential duties of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
  • Physical Demands:
    • Required to move about in an office environment and sit for extended periods of time.
    • Required to move about in the community.
    • Frequent use of hands for data entry/keystrokes and simple grasping.
  • Working Conditions:
    • Moderate noise level.
    • Occasional exposure to prevalent weather conditions.


Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

We are committed to hiring a breadth of diverse professionals and encourage members of diverse groups to apply.

For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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Los Angeles, CA
United States
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For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.

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