Jazz 98.5   FM WSAX-LP
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Become An Intern

Hello Prospective Intern,

98.5 FM needs your input and assistance! 
Put your skills and passion to use as a volunteer,
and join the growing list of people and organizations
that are helping to build our community's independent, community programmed, non-commercial jazz radio station.

This is YOUR radio station! Jazz 98.5 FM wants to insure broad participation from all members of the community to generate ideas, develop consensus, and provide assistance in fulfilling our mission.

It is our goal to recruit, manage, train and assign all volunteer interns to positions that best fit your interests, skills and our available need.  Volunteer intern opportunities and assignments will be based on your interests, skills, and experience.  The
categories below should give you a good idea of how you might be able to help:

Programming ~ Production ~ Fundraising ~ Public Relations ~ Special Events ~ Technical
Volunteer Coordination Assistance ~ Project Coordination ~ Strategic Planning ~ Legal
Graphics ~ Social Media ~ Accounting ~ Organizing ~ Non-Profit Management ~ Concert Events

Promotion ~ Underwriting Sales ~ Community Relations

We’re looking for energetic, dependable, outgoing and enthusiastic people to join our volunteer intern staff in assisting
our radio station with its' operations and other projects.  You’ll be a part of a team helping us with our daily studio operations,
as well as assist with web and social site development and other office functions.


We welcome interns seeking to gain useful skills and a meaningful experience in the broadcast media industry. We recruit
interns on a continual basis as our organization needs dictate or allow. 

Interns who are college students may be eligible for course credits. Check with your university or college to determine the
requirements and whether we have an existing Intern relationship.  Other benefits include a rewarding experience, training,
a letter of recommendation, and tremendous hands on experience. Time commitment is flexible: 15-30 hours per week is

To apply, please complete the Volunteer/Intern Application and send a resume and cover letter to internship@myjazz98.com.
In your cover letter, please indicate your areas of interest, the dates you are available, and how many hours per week you can commit based upon your availability and school regulations.

A great way to network, make new friends, learn many facets of the radio broadcast industry, contribute your expertise and
talent, and/or gain hands on experience.  As a part of our volunteer intern team, you’ll have an opportunity to grow with us,
personally and professionally.

As a community radio station, Jazz 98.5 FM is run by volunteers committed to keeping jazz alive on the radio and supporting
our own local musicians. We need volunteers interested in keeping jazz music alive and on the airwaves in Columbus to
join our volunteer ranks to help run the station and become involved in all of our radio station related community activities.

We need interns to assist with:

1). Website Maintenance
2). Social Media (Maintaining Facebook, Twitter etc.)
3). Administrative, Operational and Engineering Support
4). Underwriting sales and marketing
5). Fundraising, Special Events and Street Team Activities
6). Production
7). Voiceover Talent

Students interested in volunteering may sign up here online.

Thank you

If you are interested in participating in our volunteer internship program, complete the Volunteer Application
form so that we know how you want to get involved.  Click Here to complete the online application - or -

To Download the Volunteer/Intern Application