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Join the Wade-O Radio Team

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OVERVIEW:

Are you a college student who loves Christian hip hop, journalism and taking on new challenges? Do you thrive in highly dynamic environments that are fast paced and goal-oriented? Do you want to impact a generation with the gospel of Jesus Christ? The Wade-O Radio Show is looking for reporters for its news team.

The Wade-O Radio Show is a Stellar-Award Nominated weekly radio show & podcast hosted by DJ Wade-O. The show is currently aired on multiple FM and Internet radio stations and issued as a separate podcast every Friday. The show features interviews and new music from some of the hottest established and up and coming Christian hip hop and urban gospel artists in the music industry as well as other people of note.

ROLE SUMMARIES:

  • Reporters will receive weekly reporting assignments from the News Editor and will be able to pitch their own stories. They will interview members of the Christian hip-hop community and write objectively on their research. Quality reporters will receive valuable reporting clips for future journalism job pursuits and instantly become one of the top insiders in the sub-genre. This position is unpaid. Internship credit is available at request.
  • Breaking News Writers will be responsible for posting new music, videos, press releases and stories on the Wade-O Radio website. They will consistently update the website with new content, screen content submissions, and follow the overall content direction set forth by the News Editor. Quality reporters will receive valuable experience for future reporting and PR job pursuits and instantly become one of the top insiders in the sub-genre. This position is unpaid. Internship credit is available at request.
  • Social Media Manager will update the Wade-O Radio social media pages daily. This individual will keep all profiles updated with the latest information concerning Wade-O Radio, new music, concerts, breaking news, pictures, videos and Christian hip-hop stories. This position is unpaid. Internship credit is available at request.
  • Writers will contribute to different categories on the site. Quality writers will produce original content concerning topics on Politics/Social Justice, Christian Culture, Pop Culture and/or Sports. This position is unpaid. Internship credit is available at request.

YOU ARE:

  • Fully-committed to serving Jesus Christ
  • 
Passionate about Christian hip hop
  • 
Currently a college student
  • A person who loves to read
  • Able to work independently and efficiently
  • A great verbal and written communicator
  • Highly motivated
  • A quick learner
  • Detailed

YOU KNOW:

  • How to conduct interviews, report news and write feature stories
  • How to think critically
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How to work well in teams
  • How to submit to authority
  • How to get things done

YOU WILL BE:

  • Given meaningful work and responsibility
  • Required to contribute to the team immediately
  • Expected to perform at a high level
  • Be prompt
  • Challenged
  • 
A better media professional at the conclusion of your internship

If this opportunity is one that you could see yourself excelling at, please email your resume, cover letter and three writing samples to Mikaela [at] wadeoradio [dot] com. No phone calls please!

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Wade-O Radio is a ministry dedicated to helping young urbanites grow in their relationship with Jesus Christ. The ministry includes a widely read blog and weekly podcast, The Wade-O Radio Show, that has been downloaded over a million times. You can follow them on Twitter @Wadeoradio and like them on Facebook or subscribe to their free podcast in iTunes.

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