Backpack Journalism Intern
Denver’s largest healthcare system is seeking four students for a challenging and rewarding internship for-credit (unpaid).
Interview doctors, patients and hospital staff on a variety of health topics to create professional videos, and write print/web-ready articles on a weekly basis.
Gain experience in video production, including pre-production, location/talent resourcing, shooting, editing/post production, distribution, and other logistical aspects.
Research health topics, doctors and technologies, write scripts, schedule interviews, plan sets and props, conduct video interviews, edit videos, write articles, and support other current projects.
Work closely with HealthONE marketing staff to develop health topics and ideas for videos and web articles.
Entering Junior or Senior year in college.
Available on June 6 for orientation.
Communications, journalism or film majors preferred (but not required).
Excellent interpersonal skills; acts professional in person and on the phone; possesses a high level of ethical values; deadline-driven and detail oriented; deep drive to work and learn.
Possess personal email to use for intern related projects.
Self-starter; able to proactively complete projects on deadline; be reliable, flexible, hard-working, and willing to take charge of project logistics as well as write, edit, research, shoot and design graphics.
Advanced Mac computer user.
Intermediate user of Final Cut Pro, iMovie and/or GarageBand, YouTube and other social media outlets.
Must have transportation to and from hospitals and facilities throughout Denver metro area.
Can dedicate 15-20 hours per week (able to work in the HealthONE system office in DTC one day per week for a minimum of four hours. Most hours will be spent working inside of HealthONE facilities).
Send a resume, cover letter, and 1-3 video and 1-3 writing samples to Jill Thompson (Jthompson@metzger.com). Videos can be sent as a link to YouTube, website, or as a MP3.
This is a for-credit, unpaid internship (will have samples of work for portfolio). Students must be able to receive credit for this internship.