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GBH News Boston Public Radio Internship - Summer 2024


GBH enriches people's lives through programs and services that educate, inspire, and entertain, fostering citizenship and culture, the joy of learning, and the power of diverse perspectives.

At GBH, we believe in the advantages of coming together to build community, mentor and learn from colleagues, and connect more deeply with our mission. As a result, the majority of our staff are hybrid and work both from home and onsite. Our current hybrid approach requires staff to work onsite a minimum of two days each week, every Tuesday and one other day, to be determined by their business unit. Hybrid staff are also welcome to come in additional days each week or may be asked to come in on other days by their manager.


GBH Radio 89.7 FM broadcasts local, national, and international news and talk shows all day from 5AM to 8PM. GBH News team covers and produces local and national news including in-depth feature stories and interviews, covering a wide range of topics. 

Boston Public Radio, hosted by Jim Braude and Margery Eagan, is GBH’s flagship midday talk show, featuring smart local conversation with leaders and thinkers shaping Boston.


The BPR intern will support the work of producing a live, 3 hour radio talk show in Brighton. The intern will work hybrid in-person with the production staff to prepare research for the hosts, book guests for the show, and write web content for the BPR website. In addition, the BPR intern will assist in social media outreach, as well as assist in live broadcasts at the Boston Public Library. On occasion, the intern may also be called upon to produce cut-scripts for radio broadcast.

Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, printing, doing background research online, identifying potential sources and their contact information, monitoring news conferences and public meetings, recording and pulling sound from a variety of sources for use on air. 


  • Printing of a variety of materials, including scripts and research packets.
  • Provide background research online, identifying potential sources and their contact information.
  • Monitor news conferences and public meetings, and provide sound and analysis for hosts.
  • Record sound from Zoom and in-person news conferences and public meetings.


  • Must be able to perform in-depth research on a variety of topics, national and local.
  • Must be familiar with local issues facing greater Boston
  • Must be familiar with recording devices and technology, specifically audio editing/recording software.
  • Knowledge of news, current events and lawmakers/government leaders and top thinkers at the local, state and national level.


Paid Internship $17/hour (Part-time, hybrid)


GBH internships provide students with valuable work experience and real-world knowledge across many different fields of study, from TV and radio production to web design, accounting, law, and other administrative areas.


  • Internship dates: June 10th to August 16th
  • Candidates must have their own computer and access to Wi-Fi.
  • Candidates must be in an Undergrad or Grad program and have work authorization for the United States.

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GBH is an equal opportunity employer. The community and audience we serve are diverse, and we wish to foster that diversity in our workplace. Toward that end, GBH does not discriminate against individuals in hiring, employment, or promotion based on race, religion, color, sex/gender, gender identity and gender expression, age, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, citizenship, disability, veteran or military status, political belief, pregnancy, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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