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MPT Content Apprentice (Paid Internship)

Recruitment #23-007581-0001


Maryland Public Television, commonly known as MPT, is a public television network that broadcasts throughout the entire state of Maryland and the District of Columbia and into parts of Delaware, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. MPT is Maryland's only statewide broadcaster. Headquartered in Owings Mills, MPT is a member of the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) and is a producer of both locally and nationally distributed TV programs and digital content.




11767 Owings Mills Blvd. | Owings Mills, MD 21117

Main Purpose of Job

Paid interns will closely support the Production Operations and Content departments with duties that range the full gamut of production to the final product. Tasks include, but are not limited to, assisting field and studio productions, logging footage, generating content for MPT social media platforms, writing short archival segments, and editing segments in Adobe Premiere or Avid. Interns may be required to work in unpleasant weather, challenging terrain, water, around animals or with heavy equipment.

Preference will be given to applicants with at least one year of experience with editing and editing equipment/software.


Education: Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of a high school equivalency certificate is required.

Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college or university in Media, Communications, Journalism, or related discipline.


Applicants may be asked to provide a copy of a portfolio or samples of previous work, if selected for an interview. 

This position may require a flexible work schedule.


The online applications are strongly recommended. However, if you are unable to apply online, the paper application (and supplemental questionnaire) may be submitted to Maryland Public Television – HR, 11767 Owings Mills Blvd., Owings Mills, MD 21117. Paper application materials must be received by the closing date for the recruitment.  No postmarks will be accepted.

If additional information is required, the preferred method is to upload.  If you are unable to upload, please fax the requested information to 410-581-4382. Only additional materials that are required will be accepted for this recruitment. All additional information must be received by the closing date and time.

For questions regarding this recruitment, please contact Chloe Johnson at

TTY Users: call via Maryland Relay

As an equal opportunity employer, Maryland is committed to recruiting, retaining and promoting employees who are reflective of the State’s diversity. People with disabilities and bilingual candidates are encouraged to apply. We thank our Veterans for their service to our country.

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