The Great Lakes Now Intern will support the GLN staff in all phases of our projects – which include a daily news and information site, a monthly show and regular online engagement events.
Interns to get practical and realistic hands-on experience in one of the following positions. Please specify in your application which position you are interested in.
Instagram Account Management: Creating stories/photos/videos and text from segments, articles, show production, etc. for GLN’s Instagram account. Assist with developing Instagram plan for GLN and create “playbook” for Instagram needs and “best practices.”
News Reporting: Attend weekly department meetings, listen and offer content suggestions. Work with GLN News Director to develop story ideas and hone writing skills. Research, report and write stories on a variety of topics and themes for publishing on the site. Compile biweekly headline roundups.
Detroit Public TV (DPTV) is the largest and most watched public television station serving Southeastern Michigan, the most diverse public television audience in the country. We’re also the state’s only community-licensed station, meaning we operate independent of any educational, government or other institution. Our funding comes from the community we serve.