Internships and Volunteer Opportunities

JBTV is recruiting interns and volunteers who are passionate about the end to end process for producing Music Entertainment Television. JBTV has produced and aired over 3,600 weekly episodes of JBTV since its inception in 1984. In the process, JBTV has twice garnered the coveted Billboard Music Video Award for ´Best Local/Regional Alternative Modern Rock Show´ and multiple Emmy Awards for production. Continuously filming many of the biggest names in modern rock history- including Joey Ramone, Green Day, Billy Corgan, Moby, No Doubt, Pearl Jam, Henry Rollins, Bastille, the 1975, Of Monsters and Men, Imagine Dragons, Cage The Elephant, The Ting Tings, and too many others to name.

JBTV has become the longest-running source for modern music television in the nation and one of the few remaining examples of Chicago´s proud tradition of local programming. Interns will have hands on experience with shooting on HD cameras day of show, B-Roll, as well as editing videos, promos, motion graphics, posters, sizzle reels, etc. Come be a part of a dynamic, fun, and educational TV environment.

JBTV is a volunteer organization.  You are applying to a non-paid position to be part of a strategic music entertainment company that launches careers.

Hiring Categories: Academic Credit, Internship, and Volunteer

Editors, Videographers, Motion Graphics VFX (Band Graphics, Promotional Posters, Music Video Storyboarding, Sponsorship branding, Web Design, EPK) – Filming, Editing, Color Correction, Storyboarding, Sound Design, Adobe Cloud (After Effects, Photoshop, Premier) Final Cut Pro (Adobe suite preferred), Avid, Camera (DSLR, Sony EX3, Jib) .

Journalism – Help write interview questions for JBTV music guests and help write our weekly newsletter as well as writing copy for our website/blog

Graphic Design -Design concert posters for JBTV events, as well as graphics for artists

Music Business Operations – General Office management, Task management, Production management, Hospitality, Front Desk

Web Design / Development – Website Development, Drupal experience, SEO, WordPress, Blog experience, performance optimization

Marketing – Advertising, Sponsor Acquisition, Marketing Campaign, Street Team

Digital – Social Media, Follower Acquisition, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Vine, Spotify, Meerkat, Periscope, SnapChat, Tumblr, Reddit, SEO


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