News Training Program

KPFA 94.1FM Radio offers ongoing internships in its News Department. Interns serve as news writers and field reporters, or as production and on-air engineers, and sometimes both. Credit can be arranged for qualified college students. Paid freelance assignments are possible.

KPFA 94.1FM Radio offers an ongoing course in radio journalism. The course covers news writing, interviewing, tape editing, equipment use, and field reporting, leading to a six month internship as a reporter in the KPFA News Department. The course lasts from 7 to 10 weeks depending on class size and is held each Fall and late Winter with an occasional Summer session. Classes are from 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm Tuesday and Thursday evenings.

To Apply to Either Program
For an application form or more information, call 510-848-6767, extension 228, and leave a message for News Director Mark Mericle, spelling out your name and address, including zip code and phone number. Or email with the same information, attn: Mark Mericle. Indicate which program interests you, and an application form will be mailed to you.

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