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The KUHF internship is an entry-level, semester-long program. Interns observe daily newsroom operations, including how reporters find story ideas, gather interviews and write, edit and produce their stories.
KUHF welcomes our Spring 2013 Interns
Many thanks to our interns.
Houston’s own Orange Show Center for Visionary Arts is getting a new neighbor. Smither Park is Houston's first folk art park, and it is something the whole community can contribute to.
Want to be an Intern?
KUHF accepts internship applications for the spring, summer, and fall sessions.
Candidates for the internship should have strong writing skills and be able to work independently. The position is unpaid.
To apply, please send your resume and a brief email introducing yourself. Important information to include may be where you go to school or currently work, what you study or what fields you have worked in, why you're interested in public radio—and anything else you think would be important for us to know about you at first glance.
What is the KUHF Newslab?
The NewsLab is KUHF's incubator for young professional journalists. It provides junior reporters with the necessary tools, guidance and opportunities to further their careers in radio. NewsLab reporters are mentored by KUHF's seasoned broadcast professionals who share their skills in writing, editing, voicing and production techniques. Journalists in this program generate longer-form radio stories that focus on a diverse range of themes related to the Houston area.
NASA's top executive says Houston's Johnson Space Center plays a critical role in the NASA budget proposed by President Barack Obama last month. During a visit to JSC on Thursday, NASA Administrator Charles Bolden also expressed concern about the effects the sequester could have on the space agency's goals and employment at the space center.
Texas veteran and education benefits have been a hot topic this legislative session. The most recent conversation was around a part of the Hazlewood Act that was unintentionally changed in the 2011 session. That error translated into an unexpected expense for people like Houstonian Dwayne McAfee.
Just in time for Mother's Day, working moms from different community organizations gathered at City Hall this morning to lobby council members to pass an ordinance to ensure fair wages for women. Studies show that low-income workers are most affected by wage theft.
Since it became clear on Friday that Miami won't receive state funds to renovate its football stadium, Houston's chances of hosting the 2017 Super Bowl have risen enormously. Houston's Super Bowl bid committee is submitting its final bid tonight.
A growing number of products contain caffeine, including a new caffeinated chewing gum. That's reason to worry for some health professionals, including a local cardiologist. He and others are asking the Federal Drug Administration to regulate caffeine-containing products.
Starting today, the NRA will converge on Houston and thousands from all over the country are expected to attend. Houston is increasingly establishing itself as a convention destination.