Internships

Standing Up Against Child Abuse Writer/director Kevin Gendron, 18, right, speaks with Bill Humphreys, executive director of PPMtv, center, as producer Peter Connors views the framing of a scene during the filming of a public service announcement about child abuse. The 30-second spot was filmed at Portsmouth High School on Saturday. Photo By: Ioanna Raptis

Writer/director Kevin Gendron, 18, right, speaks with Bill Humphreys, executive director of PPMtv, during the filming of a public service announcement about child abuse at Portsmouth High School. The end product received 3 Emmy Awards for Directing, Writing and as the Outstanding Public Service Announement in 2014. Stand Up – Step Forward  Photo by Ioanna Raptis.

We are now accepting applications for Summer 2017 internships.

As the only community television station in the NH Seacoast region, PPMtv is in a unique position to introduce local students to media production and broadcasting.

If you are currently enrolled in high school or college and you are interested in media production or broadcasting as a potential career path, consider applying for an internship with Portsmouth Public Media (PPMtv).

While our interships are un-paid,  you will gain hands-on experience and specific technical skills under the direct supervision of the Executive Director and Studio Operations Manager at PPMtv.

Responsibilities:
– Assist with the management of television programming for broadcast
– Provide production assistance with the creation of local programming (on-site & off-site)
– Contribute content for the website, social media accounts, and for broadcast on Comcast Channel 98
– Assist in the creation of promotional announcements and underwriting spots
– Interns will be encouraged to create original content to add to their personal media portfolio

Qualifications:
– Strong organizational skills
– Strong computer skills or ability to learn programs quickly (Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut, MotionFX preferred)
– Excellent written and verbal communication skills
– Interest in media production
– Majors preferred: Communications / Video Production / Journalism

Submit a cover letter and an  INTERNSHIP APPLICATION to: info@ppmtvnh.org.

If you have any questions please call us at 603-427-8093.

Portsmouth Public Media (PPMtv)
280 Marcy Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801