WXPN Radio

The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe

XPN2 - XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.

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Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

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Update: Due to COVID-19, available internships will be completed virtually.

Video/Film Intern

Position Summary This is an opportunity for a Cinematography and Film/Video Production student to apply his or her skill set through real world situations and build a portfolio of published projects.

  • Works in collaboration with video/web staff to produce a variety of in studio and live venue music performance video products for broadcasting, webcasting, and video streaming
  • Assists in planning, and shooting assigned studio productions - operates video switching and/or operates DSLR or Professional HD Camcorders
  • Sets up and adjusts studio lighting equipment including fixed and portable LED broadcast lighting
  • Works with artists to shoot “B-roll” footage for inclusion in post edited products
  • Assists in digital file handling and archiving.
  • Assists in post editing to produce final performance videos for online distribution.

  • Student must be a Film, Video, Mass Communication, or Cinematography major. Student must be self-starter who is skilled in operating DSLR and Pro Camcorders (PTZ camera experience a plus) and video editing software (Final Cut Pro X a plus). Strong communications skills and flexible schedule are a must.

Additional Application Requirements:Portfolio/Demo Reel review required. Interest in music and strong familiarity with relevant media (traditional and new) preferred. 

Note: Schedule will change weekly based on video shoot booking schedule but will be planned well in advance.

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