WNYC, NY Public Radio Social Media Internship, Spring 2019 in New York City, New York

Social Media Internship, Spring 2019

InternshipsNew York City, New York



Social Media Job Description

WNYC is the largest public radio station in the country and has a roster of award-winning podcasts & news programming. We’re looking for a Social Media Intern that is savvy, ambitious, and creative. This intern position will be a crash-course in all things digital and social -- from livingtweetingto hitting the streets for real-time social mediacoverage,to hosting a Reddit AMA with celebrities who swing by the office, there will never be a dull moment.

If you’re passionate about fan engagement, news, and podcasts, you’re the right person for the job. This position reports to the Social Media Lead. We are seeking someone to work 3 full days in our New York office. Multiple half-days are fine.


  • Live tweet Facebook lives with our WNYC studios team

  • Engage with the audience on social platforms, respond to questions, reply to @ mentions, and like comments

  • Schedule posts for WNYC studios and certain podcast accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

  • Develop and execute Instagram strategies and ideas that increase engagement and brand awareness

  • Partner with digital content team to brainstorm articles, promotional strategies and creative activations across WNYC Studios and social platforms

  • Occasionally go to live events and cover on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

  • Research emerging platforms and present findings on new industry best practices


  • Strong writer

  • Experience running brand social media accounts

  • Creative

  • Attention to detail

  • Journalism, Marketing, or Communications major is a plus

  • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, illustrator) experience is a plus

  • Video and gif editing experience is a plus

Please submit a cover letter with availability and resume. New York Public Radio must receive all information requested in order to consider your candidacy. New York Public Radio is an Equal Opportunity Employer and invites and encourages qualified applicants from all walks of life.