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DCTV Seeking Interns for Youth Media Programs

Downtown Community Television (DCTV) is offering paid and volunteer internships in a number of participatory media programs with youth. New School students may apply and would work closely with Prof. Nitin Sawhney and Prof. Peter Lucas at the Engage Media Lab to develop and support these programs at DCTV over the coming year.
Tricaster Youth News Program
A Live youth-produced sociopolitical program covering current events and issues impacting youth culture. Students get real-world studio experience working with DCTV’s TriCaster 8000, a live multi-camera video production system: Mix live cameras and video feeds; Edit graphics, titles and animations; Audio Mixing & Routing; Multi-media Management. TV production or journalism experience beneficial. At least 2 internships offered.

Program Term: October 2017 – May 2018 (8 months)

Class Days: Tuesdays [4:30 – 6:30PM] & Saturdays [11AM – 5PM] – 8 hours/week


Young Women of Cinema 
PRO-TV’s Young Women of Cinema program is an 8-month intensive program that provides an advanced level of video production training with an extensive focus on storytelling throughout the production process. Participants are a diverse and dynamic group of 10-12 young female professionals (ages 18-24) who are ready to take their careers to the next level. Students receive “hands-on” instruction from an experienced industry professional who provides media literacy skills, technical, business and interpersonal skills training as well as mentorship. Proficiency in Spanish language is beneficial. Looking for a teaching artist to join ASAP.

Program Term: October 2017 – May 2018 (8 months)

Tentative Class Days: Sundays [2PM – 4PM] – 6-8 hours / week


Media Fellowship Program
Students learn the basics of documentary film-making, including camera operation, editing skills, interviewing and media literacy. Graduates are eligible to apply for the Media Fellows II Program. Meal and transportation stipend, included.

Program Term: October 2017 – May 2018 (8 months)

Class Days: Wednesdays [4:30 – 6:30PM] & Sundays [11AM – 5PM]


Young Men of Color (TV-High Program) 
DCTV’s​ ​Young​ ​Men​ ​of​ ​Color​ ​Program​ ​(YMoC)​ ​is a media literacy group aimed to develop more positive reflections of young men of color. YMoC participants engage in candid conversations about the representation of young men of color in television, movies, music and news media. Students study media literacy, media production, and investigate, take ownership of and recreate images of their own lives. We strive to create a safe space for men and their peers to feel comfortable discussing issues they face in the job market, in education, and social lives. Looking for a teaching artist to lead classroom sessions in the Bronx.

Program Term: January 2018 – May 2018 (6 months)

Class Days: Mondays [2:25 – 4:45PM] & Wednesdays [2:25 – 4:45PM] – 6 hours/week

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