Interning with Alabama Public Television Digital Media Department

Department Description:
Alabama Public Television’s Digital Media Department is responsible for managing APT’s digital media footprint including websites, education media, digital video and social media. Digital Media acts as a centralized hub for APT digital needs and works with content creators across all APT departments.

Internship Description:
This internship primarily consists of video editing for social media platforms; encoding, formatting and organizing digital video files; creating/formatting graphics; using a content management system (CMS) for updating websites; and attending filming shoots when possible. APT seeks to provide a solid educational experience to participants by broadening their understanding of public television and every level of professional digital media production.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Reformatting videos for use on Social Media platforms.
  • Exporting files in a variety of formats for digital distribution.
  • Creating graphics and other content for web, social and mobile platforms.
  • Assisting with the loading of finished web materials using WordPress CMS.
  • Video production assistance on location.
  • Creating a final project that will help learn/build skills in areas that the student is interested in, to be discussed and outlined at the beginning of the internship.

The ideal candidate will be a Digital Media, Film/TV, Communications, or Digital Marketing major at a nearby university. They should have strong computer and troubleshooting skills and be able to work independently in a technical environment with little supervision. Basic working knowledge of Final Cut X and Adobe Creative Cloud required. Canva and Sprout Social experience a plus.

Please note: this job description is meant to be a generic description and represents the minimum job duties an individual may be required to perform. Individual departments will/can customize job descriptions and hours of work to meet their specific needs.

Interested applicants should mail, email or fax resume and cover letter to:
Mary Latocha
Alabama Public Television
2112 11th Ave S, Suite 400
Birmingham, AL 35205
Fax: (205) 251-2192
[email protected]

Alabama Public Television is an equal opportunity employer.

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