KALW News Digital Intern
Thanks for your interest in KALW News, broadcasting commercial-free at 91.7 FM in San Francisco, online at www.kalw.org, and a member of the national NPR network. This application form is for students of mass media, journalism, marketing and communications to apply for a 2018 digital-media internship at KALW.

The intern will support the KALW newsroom with social media, online publishing, audience engagement and content marketing.

* identifying prospects (both individuals and organizations) that would be interested in a given story and promoting that story to their networks

* R&D of digital assets in support of a story, including social-media posts, email newsletters, galleries and news-blog entries

* If the basic needs of the internship can be addressed, the intern will also be encouraged to develop original or supporting reporting using solely digital means (not for broadcasts), including live-tweeting of events and breaking news, as well as original news blogs and aggregation items.

KALW News produces up to three or more stories for broadcast on its afternoon news program, Crosscurrents. The Social Media / Digital Intern will support these stories in three ways:

* Each story (or at minimum the day's lead story) must be propagated through social media across platforms (chiefly Facebook and Twitter, though there’s room to expand on that; we are interested in exploring referral opportunities via Reddit, Instagram and others)

* Each story should also be forwarded via email to individuals and organizations interested in the story's topic, with a request to share that story w/ their network via email or social-media posting and tagging.

* The intern will be a critical part of the design, development, testing and deployment team for a new set of email newsletters and program microsites.

* The intern will also participate in the development, deployment and testing of content-marketing tools using SaaS offerings such as Mailchimp, Buffer, CrowdTangle, Google Analytics, Chartbeat and tools from NPR Digital Services.

* In addition to the foregoing, the intern will also have the opportunity to propose and develop original, digital-only content for the site, including news blogs and aggregation projects, galleries, and live tweeting of events and breaking news.

Please respond to the following questions in 30 words or less.

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What do you want to learn from a social media/content-marketing internship?
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What do you want to do and create in the office each day?
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KALW-FM is a commercial-free public broadcaster. What does that mean to you?
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Please include a link to your online portfolio or paste in a text resume below. Please specify any experience with social platforms and tools (Facebook, Twitter, Reddit, SEO, etc.) that you want us to know about.
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