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Tuesday, November 20, 2012

City of St. Louis Park - Communications Intern

Position Objective:
Provide production and operation assistance for the city's ParkTV channels and provide quality customer service and communications.

The ParkTV internship program offers several different tracks: news reporting, sports reporting, producing (videography) and promotions. To learn more about the different tracks, please copy and paste this path into your internet browser:

This is an unpaid internship opportunity working 15-20 hours per week. Work schedule will vary, including day and evening hours.

1. Operate cameras and playback systems for City managed Cable TV channels.

2. Create and/or perform graphics-related work as assigned to meet the needs of the division.

3. Provide department production of community event programs and related audio/visual assistance including all aspects of pre-production, production and post-production.

4. Perform other duties as assigned or apparent.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Must be current student or recent graduate of a Technical, Bachelor's or Master's degree program with coursework in broadcast, journalism or related area. 
  • Internship is limited to a one-year maximum length of service. 
  • Excellent computer proficiency, including social media and word processing applications. 
  • Ability to communicate clearly in verbal, written and electronic communications. 
  • Ability to handle multiple functions and work effectively under pressure to meet deadlines. 
  • Ability to work effectively and communicate with peers, staff, supervisors, directors and members of the public including elected officials or leaders of other agencies. 
  • Ability to physically perform all aspects of the position. 4
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