WXPN Radio

The premier guide for new and significant artists in rock, blues, and folk - including NPR-syndicated World Cafe

XPN2 - Jingle Jams

XPN's own Kris Kringle, (Robert Drake) is presenting a unique mix of seasonal songs celebrating both the holiday and winter seasons.

World Cafe Archives

Join the World Cafe through performances and interviews with celebrated and emerging artists.

XPoNential Radio

24/7 Musical discovery. A unique mix of emerging and heritage blues, rock, world, folk, and alt-country artists.
15-20 hours / week (UNPAID)

Position Summary This is an opportunity for a Cinematography and Film/Video Production student to apply his or her skill set through real world situations and build a portfolio of published projects.

  • Works in collaboration with video/web staff to produce a variety of in studio and live venue music performance video products for broadcasting, webcasting, and video streaming
  • Assists in planning, and shooting assigned studio productions - operates video switching and/or operates DSLR or Professional HD Camcorders
  • Sets up and adjusts studio lighting equipment including fixed and portable LED broadcast lighting
  • Works with artists to shoot “B-roll” footage for inclusion in post edited products
  • Assists in digital file handling and archiving.
  • Assists in post editing to produce final performance videos for online distribution.

  • Student must be a Film, Video, Mass Communication, Cinematography or related major. Student must be self starter who is skilled in operating DSLR and Pro Camcorders (PTZ camera experience a plus) and video editing software (Final Cut Pro X - after effects a plus). Portfolio/Demo Reel review required. Strong communications skills and flexible schedule are a must.
Interest in music and strong familiarity with relevant media (traditional and new) preferred.

  • Schedule will change weekly based on video shoot booking schedule, but will be planned well in advance.

The University of Pennsylvania is an EEO/Affirmative Action employer.

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Work Study Coordinator

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To Apply Please send a cover letter explaining your qualifications for the position including relevant experience, as well as a resume, a completed Intern Application Form, and at least one shooting/editing sample or video reel.

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