90.5 WESA is Pittsburgh's NPR News Station. The internship program includes training sessions and mentoring by professional reporters, hosts, and editors. Internships are unpaid and no representation is made in regard to the availability of a paid position at the end of the internship. Candidates must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate school program. Academic credit can be awarded based on mutual agreement between the intern's school and 90.5 WESA.
The digital internship program teaches students to produce high-quality journalism in a professional public media environment, including training in production and editing. The goal is to prepare students for an entry-level job in public media or digital journalism.
The production internship is attached to The Confluence, a daily news program hosted by Kevin Gavin. This internship teaches students how to produce a live broadcast program. The goal is to prepare the student for an entry-level production role.
The newsroom internship program teaches students to produce broadcast and digital journalism in a professional public media environment, including training in audio production and editing. The goal is to prepare students for an entry-level job in public media or digital journalism.
91.3 WYEP is Pittsburgh's source for adult alternative music and for musical discovery. Since 1974, it has been a treasured cultural resource for all of western Pennsylvania. WYEP has opportunities available for students who are looking for hands-on experience in digital production including video editing. There are also opportunities for students to learn music programming and use of broadcast and automation software.
The music internship teaches students about music programming in general and triple-A format programming in particular. Working with the music director, students will learn to review new music and prepare it for possible airplay.