Frontline: Editorial

Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as PBS's flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its debut as 'the last best hope for broadcast documentaries, FRONTLINE's stature over 30 seasons is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. The FRONTLINE editorial team oversees the production of 20 new programs a season.

Internship Description:
FRONTLINE is seeking a hard working student eager in learning about and assisting with the process of getting a weekly PBS television series on the air. The editorial intern will assist the senior editorial staff with a variety of tasks, including but not limited to conducting research, assisting with the story submission review process, maintaining the series library, and fielding producer inquiries. This internship is an opportunity to work with broadcast professionals to learn the intricacies of producing long format investigative documentary television.

Skills Preferred:

  • Have excellent research, writing and organizational skills,
  • A good work ethic
  • Possess the ability to work independently, take initiative, and must be able to function in a fast paced environment.


This internship requires a commitment of 15-20 hours a week. The work schedule is flexible and will be determined on an individual basis.

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