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Internship opportunity in Multimedia

Open until best-qualified candidate is selected.

Please quote vacancy number: MLT1111-2301

If you wish to make a difference in places where free media is under threat or does not exist, RFE/RL offers eligible, qualified students the opportunity to engage with professionals and learn more about our mission. In doing so, you would acquire practical experience. Internships are a competitive process and are unpaid. We offer skills development and an opportunity to contribute to an exciting media project.

The Central Newsroom's Multimedia Unit seeks a Prague-based intern to assist with daily tasks and special projects. The internship primarily entails work within the newsroom, particularly at the beginning, with potential opportunities for remote work. The intern will work in a focused and fast-paced environment in the Multimedia Unit.

The internship will last from 6 to 8 weeks (minimum), but the period can be extended to a maximum of 6 months. Days per week are flexible and depend on the agreement with the team and the intern’s schedule. However, the intern is expected to dedicate at least 20 hours per week to the internship.

What you will learn:

  • High-impact video storytelling and script structuring
  • Editorial standards and stylebook for Central Newsroom Multimedia reports, including copyright rules.
  • Producing in the field if an opportunity arises.
  • Tips and tricks for efficient editing in Adobe Premiere
  • Methods for recording interviews via Skype/Zoom/Teams
  • How to build a high-impact photo gallery in terms of visuals, headline, introduction, and captions

Expected duties may include all or some of the following:

  • Translate video scripts from Russian and Ukrainian into English
  • To produce narrated videos and social media-style videos with graphic text to assist the storytelling
  • To do interviews over Skype to produce an original video
  • To prepare photo galleries based on images from services and agencies

The minimum requirements are:

  • Enrolled university student or recent graduate – must be in good standing.
  • Experience in video editing (Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, DaVinci, or similar software) - Please include links to any videos you may have produced.
  • Fluency in English. Knowledge of Ukrainian, Russian, Arabic, or Chinese is also an asset. 
  • Fluency in other languages from RFE/RL’s broadcast region is advantageous.
  • Interest in international affairs and knowledge of the RFE/RL's broadcast region is desirable.

Should you be interested in this position please apply by submitting your CV and a cover letter in English.

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Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) is an international news organization headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic and Washington, D.C., with 21 bureaus throughout Russia, Central Asia, Afghanistan, and Central and Eastern Europe. Reporting in 27 languages across 23 countries, RFE/RL is one of the most comprehensive news operations in the world, providing responsibly reported, fact-based news in countries where media freedoms are under threat or banned outright. From Iran and Pakistan to Hungary, Ukraine, and Azerbaijan, RFE/RL journalists give audiences what they can't always get from their own local media: uncensored information and open debate. Reporting via digital, TV, and radio platforms, RFE/RL has a measured weekly reach of 38.1 million people. A private nonprofit, RFE/RL is funded by the U.S. Congress through the U.S. Agency for Global Media. RFE/RL's editorial independence is protected by U.S. law.

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