March 15, 2021
Job Type
Full Time


NHPR is seeking candidates for full-time, paid summer internships to work with our award-winning reporters and producers.. NHPR is New Hampshire's independent and trusted source for news and information, and the state's largest radio news service. Based in Concord, the state's capital and political hub, NHPR’s newsroom, digital team, and original programs consistently earn national recognition for their in-depth reporting and production. NHPR is an NPR member station and the winner of the 2015, 2017, and 2018 national Edward R. Murrow Award for overall excellence.  NHPR is committed to mentoring our staff, including candidates from untraditional professional backgrounds, and helping them develop as journalists and leaders.  Much of the internship is likely to be remote, but we hope this intern will be based in New Hampshire



News Internship - Reporting

Over 10 weeks, the news intern will be brought into the middle of the news gathering process. You will take part in our editorial meetings, learn the various types of reporting we do, and learn how to produce a news story. We will help you shape a beat and build a network of diverse sources. You will learn journalistic ethics and best practices and will spend a fair amount of time in the field reporting stories, depending on COVID-19 risks and safety guidelines. In addition to producing radio you will also work with the digital department as we present news on our website and on social media. Having a car is important to being successful in this position, if this is a challenge please be in touch with us.


News Internship, Investigative Journalism

This intern will work with DOCUMENT, NHPR’S investigative longform narrative audio team.  Over 10 weeks, this intern will play an important role in the reporting, research, and production of multiple longform narrative audio series currently in development. They will join a small team (two senior reporter/producers and one editor) and will be expected to contribute to all aspects of the reporting and production process which may include independent research, source interviews, field reporting (depending on COVID-19 risks and safety guidelines), public records requests, tape logging and tape management, and editorial feedback. You will be a valued member of the team with a significant opportunity to shape some of NHPR’s most high-impact work. You will learn journalistic ethics and best practices, reporting and interviewing techniques, and the editorial and production process for longform audio documentaries.

Production Internship, Creative Production Unit

The intern with the Creative Production Unit has the opportunity to play an integral role on the team that produces several podcasts and broadcast shows, including Civics 101, a podcast refresher on how our government works, and the environmental show Outside/In.  The intern's tasks and opportunities will be varied and challenging, from learning how to find good stories and shape show pitches to how to interview guests, write for radio, and edit audio. They will also work on our digital platforms to engage with the audience through social media and share stories on our website. 

We are looking for candidates with excellent writing skills, a strong interest in news and public policy, the ability to work independently and efficiently, an interest in public media, strong attention to detail, and initiative – but most importantly curiosity and a willingness to learn.  All internships start in June and last ten weeks.

New Hampshire Public Radio believes that diversity is important to our success. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, religion, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law.

Please apply on the job opportunities page of our website, or through this link:  If you would like to be considered for more than one internship please indicate which ones you would like to be considered for in your cover letter.  Although being a current student is not a requirement, we would be pleased to work with you to get college credit if that is something you need.

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