Careers and Internships

witf-pmc.jpgWITF, a multimedia company and a destination, is one of the country's top-performing and most entrepreneurial public broadcasting organizations, serves the 41st largest media market.

The company comprises public broadcasting stations WITF TV, WITF FM, news networks RadioPA Networks and Pennsylvania Public Radio, regional magazine Central PA, WITF.org, WITF Educational Services, TFM Advertising and Media Solutions.

Serving the beautiful and historic Susquehanna Valley in South Central Pennsylvania (with easy access from Routes 283, 83, 81 and the PA Turnpike)-offering a reasonable cost of living. WITF is located just one and one half hours from Baltimore, two hours from Washington and Philadelphia, and three hours from New York City.

If you are involved in a community group that would like to be notified of current job opportunities, please call (717) 704-3000 or email hrmail@witf.org.

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Current Open Positions

Maintenance Engineer

WITF is seeking top notch Maintenance Engineers to monitor and maintain studio production, origination and transmission equipment such as cameras, videotape equipment, distribution equipment, switchers, and editors on a regular, part-time evening schedule (weekdays & weekends). Perform Operation Technician duties as needed and train employees in operation of production, recording and broadcast equipment. May be assigned to engineer studio productions. Endeavor to maintain high quality control standards. Union position. Associates degree in Electronics, Electronic Technology or Broadcast Engineering experience preferred. Minimum 3 years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. EOE.

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Anchor/Reporter, Part Time - Radio PA

Radio Pennsylvania is seeking a broadcast professional to cover news stories of state and regional interest for statewide radio network comprised of more than 60 affiliates across Pennsylvania. Shift is early morning weekend hours and occasional weekday fill-ins (hours to vary). Position reports to the News Director and involves writing and anchoring newscasts, covering press conferences, producing story packages, conducting interviews, producing long-form programming and providing news feeds for affiliates. Applicants must have experience in digital audio editing and field reporting, with a minimum of at least 1-2 years of experience in broadcast journalism.

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Production Crew - Part Time

WITF is seeking creative and experienced production crew members to join our team on a regular, part-time evening schedule (weekdays & weekends) for a live program in studio. We are looking to fill various positions including: Director, Technical Director, Studio Audio Operator, Studio Camera Operator, CG Operator, Prompter Operator, and Video Playback Operator. Requires previous television operations; 3-5 years' experience for Director, TD and Audio and 1-2 years' experience for all other areas. Union position.  WITF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Current Internship Positions 

Spring 2017 - Radio Smart Talk Internship

Be part of WITF's award winning Smart Talk team!

Smart Talk is a daily, interactive radio program hosted by Scott LaMar. It features conversations with newsmakers and experts in a variety of fields and explores a wide range of issues and ideas including: the economy, politics, health care, education, culture, and the environment. The show airs live weekdays at 9:00am with a repeat at 7:00 pm. The program is also available on-demand online at witf.org.

Smart Talk is looking for highly motivated and extremely dependable interns to assist with daily production including (but not limited to): researching show topics, booking guests, answering phones during live broadcasts, etc. This internship will allow you to gain valuable industry experience while at the same time building up your resume with an award winning radio program that you helped produce! Applicants must be available weekdays between 8:00am and 1:00pm. Additional hours may be required and shall be negotiated on a case by case basis. Internships with WITF are resume-building, unpaid academic experiences. We offer internships for academic credit to qualified junior, senior and graduate students.

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Spring 2017 - Development Internship

WITF is seeking organized, confident and reliable Communications/Journalism, English, Business Administration, Management, Marketing and Public Relations majors with good research and communication skills who are interested in building their resume with this unique look into the daily operations of non-profit fundraising!

As an intern, you will assist in all areas of fundraising: including major gifts, grants, direct mail, on-air campaigns, special events and donor stewardship. Internships with WITF are resume-building, unpaid academic experiences. We offer internships for academic credit to qualified college junior, senior and graduate students.

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Spring 2017 - HR Internship

This internship will provide opportunities to learn about the many aspects of HR administration including: recruitment, interviewing, new employee orientation, benefits administration, employee engagement, and training & development. You will have the opportunity to shadow the HR Manager during day-to-day activities as well as take part in project based assignments. As an intern you will gain valuable, real-world experience, while providing the Human Resources team with additional administrative support. Completed coursework in the HR field is preferred.

Internships with WITF are resume-building, unpaid academic experiences. We offer internships for academic credit to qualified college junior, senior and graduate students.

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Spring 2017 - Sales & Marketing Internship

WITF is looking for a creative and driven college student enrolled in a general management, marketing, or other business program. Interns in this program will be a part of a revamp of a media and marketing kit that will be used to attract corporate sponsors to WITF. The students will also have the opportunity to gain experience using a customer relationship management program as well as utilize MS Office products in a sales and marketing environment.

Internships with WITF are resume-building, unpaid academic experiences. We offer internships for academic credit to qualified college junior, senior and graduate students.

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Spring 2017 - Television Production Internship

WITF is looking for bright, dynamic, and outgoing students for our Internship Program. We have great opportunities for interns in our Television Production Department to work on WITF's latest productions. This internship is a great way to gain hands on experience with an exciting, fast-paced public media organization. Duties would include: working closely with a producer, logging raw footage, transcribing on camera interview footage, conducting research, making phone calls, participating in location shoots when necessary, and other duties as assigned. Qualifications include: a fundamental understanding of the television production process, either through classroom study or practical experience, experience working with Final Cut Pro editing system is a plus but not necessary, computer literacy, good communication skills, must be highly motivated and dependable.

Internships with WITF are resume-building, unpaid academic experiences. We offer internships for academic credit to qualified college junior, senior and graduate students.

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Spring 2017 - Content Marketing Internship

WITF is seeking Communications, Broadcasting, English, Marketing and Public Relations majors who are interested in getting hands-on experience working alongside our experienced social media, content, and marketing professionals.

As an intern, you will have the opportunity to assist with developing messaging for social media campaigns, creating TV billboards, and researching promotional copy.

Internships with WITF are resume-building, unpaid academic experiences. We offer internships for academic credit to qualified college junior, senior and graduate students.

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Spring 2017 - Educational Services Internship

WITF is seeking organized, reliable and creative Early Education or Elementary Education majors who are interested in exploring the impact of non-traditional, community settings on family engagement and learning.

As an intern, you will assist with planning and implementing WITF's Kindergarten transition program, Ready Set Go...Kindergarten! as well as other community and classroom based learning initiatives including Ready, Set, Explore, Explore in the Classroom and the Central PA Spelling Bee.

Internships with WITF are resume-building, unpaid academic experiences. We offer internships for academic credit to qualified college junior, senior and graduate students.

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Spring 2017 - Customer Relations/Fundraising Internship

An ideal internship for students studying business, marketing, or public relations. You have the opportunity to assist the Membership/Fundraising Department with direct mail, on-air pledge campaigns, community events and assisting donors with inquiries via phone, e-mail, and in-person. You will gain valuable customer service and management experience while also learning to use a CRM system. You will also have the opportunity to work with employees and volunteers of WITF during company and community events.

Internships with WITF are resume-building, unpaid academic experiences. We offer internships for academic credit to qualified college junior, senior and graduate students.

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