Reporter Internship - Donald P. Mullally


The reporter intern helps cover news on-air and online at Illinois Public Media.

About the Position:

  • 10 hour/week commitment
  • Write, voice and edit spot stories, cut/copies and headlines using AP and NPR style.
  • Gather sound for stories and edit audio to NPR standards.
  • Must be able to assist a full-time IPM reporter on their specific beat or report general assignment stories.
  • Produce and publish web stories on WILL/Illinois Newsroom websites.

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The Donald P. Mullally Internship is named after Donald Mullally, former general manager of WILL and National Public Radio board chairman. He guided NPR through its worst financial crisis and led a restructuring of the public radio system. Mullally spent more than 30 years at WILL, the public radio and television station at the University of Illinois, and he had a great love of public radio. He was recruited to head the station in 1973, during the early years of NPR, and he pioneered a local public radio format.

About Illinois Public Media

Illinois Public Media is a not-for-profit public media service of the College of Media at the University of Illinois, educating, entertaining, inspiring, and empowering by airing the best of public television and radio programs, producing local content for broadcast and the Web, and working with community partners to address needs and concerns.