Fall 2012: NPR StateImpact Internship

I’ve heard this pays $10/hr. 


StateImpact is a reporting network of NPR and Member Stations in eight states, dedicated to public policy reporting on-air and online. Its mission is to tell explanatory, data-driven stories focused on how state issues and policy affect people’s lives.

 Since launching its issued-driven sites last year, the network is leading coverage of majorissues in energy, education and the economy. StateImpact currently covers eight states with a core editorial team at NPR to offer strategy, training, data analysis and design and development resources. Find all individual state sites at: http://stateimpact.npr.org/

 The StateImpact Intern will assist the core team and field reporters in developing compelling content, with an emphasis on online interactive and data presentations.



  • Work with NPR’s StateImpact editorial coordinators to identify and refine possible projects
  • Assist reporters with research
  • Acquire data from government agencies
  • Clean and analyze datasets
  • Coach reporters on “do-it-yourself” projects
  • Review and package visual and audio content produced by the reporters


  • Excellent research skills
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively, including with reporters around the country
  • Respect for deadlines 

Preferred Skills:

  • Data analysis experience
  • Understanding of government records, such as how to obtain court documents
  • Audio editing skill
  • Visual multimedia presentation abilities
  • WordPress knowledge



Please submit a cover letter referencing these qualifications for consideration to: https://interns-npr.icims.com/jobs/1423/job


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