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, Top Flight Media 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 humanresources@witf.org

The following three links contain documentation relating to WITF employment:

Current Open Positions

Ad Agency Project Manager
Top Flight Media, a fully-integrated ad agency and creative shop, is looking for a seasoned Project Manager to join our team. Working in conjunction with agency staff (creative, marketing and media), this individual will manage the production of multimedia creative projects from initiation to close. The role is responsible for trafficking projects and campaigns, managing schedules, supporting internal project management process, assisting with project and campaign recaps and leading weekly internal project status meetings. The Project Manager will ensure projects stay on time and within budget.

Strong knowledge of multiple project management methodologies and familiarity with modern digital concepts including video and audio production, content strategy, website architecture, user experience, SEO/Search, social media and analytics. Bachelor's degree in Advertising, Marketing, Management or similar field and 3+years of trafficking and project management is required.

TFM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12746291


Production Crew - Part Time
WITF is seeking experienced production crew members to join our team on a regular, part-time evening schedule, 5-8pm (weekdays and/or weekends), approximately 9-12 hours per week for a live program in studio. We are looking to fill various positions, including: Technical Director, Studio Audio Operator, Studio Camera Operator and CG Operator.

Requires previous television operations: 1-2 years' experience for Camera and CG. 3-5 years' experience for Technical Director and Audio.

Our technical employees are represented by the National Association of Broadcast Employers and Technicians (NABET-CWA). WITF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12960491


Facilities Attendant, Full-Time
We are looking for a full-time Facilities Attendant to assist our Facilities Director in maintaining our state-of-the art building located in the suburbs of Harrisburg. Varied job duties include general carpentry, plumbing, and floor care; processing incoming and outgoing mail via USPS, UPS, FedEx, Freight; setting up for special events and meetings; maintaining and ordering office & building supplies; and light custodial duties as needed. Qualifications include: a High School Diploma or G.E.D and at least one year of related experience, basic skills with Microsoft Office Outlook, a valid driver's license and the ability to read, write and comprehend verbal and written correspondence. Requires the ability to lift 70 lbs., climb up to 70 ft., and to occasionally work in extreme hot or cold conditions.

This position is full-time, M-F (8am-5pm) with occasional weekend/evening hours required. Full-time employees of WITF enjoy a variety of benefits to include: medical, dental, vision, 401(k), and vacation/sick/personal time. WITF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=13124151


Internship Positions

Social Media Internship
WITF is seeking organized and reliable Communications, Broadcasting, English, and Public Relations majors who are interested in building their resume with this unique look into the strategic use of social media and promotions. Creative thinkers, storytellers, and news hounds are encouraged to apply.

As an intern, you will assist with organizational content for outreach campaigns to build awareness of projects through blogs, Twitter, and Facebook, support content scheduling and program promotion campaigns carried out through vehicles including: email marketing, print media, blog posts, and social media, gain the ability to understand and evaluate metrics and performance of a variety of projects and programs, and develop files/lists of contacts and resources.

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

To Apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12662481

 

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! This one day event aims to celebrate the transition to kindergarten and support families and children with engaging activities and play.  This program is in its 5th year.

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

To Apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12662441

 

Radio 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 college junior, senior and graduate students.

To Apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12662431

 

Media Library Internship
WITF is seeking organized, confident and reliable Library Sciences or Instructional Technology major who is interested in building their resume with this unique opportunity to assist in the organization of WITF's media library.

As an intern, you will assist in assessing existing materials, identifying media quality, managing an archival database, and updating the organization of media.

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

To Apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12662421

 

TV Production Internship
WITF is looking for bright, dynamic, and outgoing students for our Summer 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.

To Apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12662401

 

Marketing Internship
WITF seeks an organized, confident, detail-oriented, and reliable student who is interested in gaining first-hand experience with this unique opportunity to work with our Marketing Director on numerous projects.

The selected candidate will assist with brand management, the strategic marketing plan, annual marketing plans, creative planning and promotion, and public relations.

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

To Apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12662371

 

Development Internship
WITF is seeking organized, confident and reliable Communications/Journalism and Public Relations majors 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 direct mail, on-air campaigns, special events and assisting donors with daily inquiries.

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

To Apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12662341

 

Human Resources Internship
WITF seeks organized, confident and reliable Human Resources majors who are interested in building their resume with this unique look into the daily operations of HR.

The internship position will provide opportunities to learn about the many aspects of HR administration including: resume screening, interviewing, new employee orientation and assisting with employee benefit plans. You will have the opportunity to work with HR specific computer programs, attend recruitment fairs and plan employee engagement activities.

As an intern you will gain valuable, real-world experience, as well as provide 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.

To Apply: https://home.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=12662311

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