Editorial and Digital Media Smithsonian Channel Internship

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The digital editorial internship will focus on research, writing, and content strategy primarily for Smithsonian OTT and YouTube. The intern will learn the ways we are working to grow Smithsonian in the OTT space, support the continued development of our programming strategy, and gather both subscriber and competitor knowledge.

  • Supporting cross-team campaigns and projects through editorial research.
  • Learning how to draw insights from analytics reports to enhance content strategy.
  • Doing competitive analysis of competitor sites, videos, apps and newsletters.
  • Drafting social copy for YouTube.
  • Participating in all editorial brainstorming efforts, particularly long-term projects.
  • Supporting editorial database and calendar upkeep as needed.
  • Review existing copy assets.
  • Update programming databases on an as needed basis.
  • Research program information for distribution workflows.
  • Improve related shows feature by auditing database and adding new keywords.
  • Misc. urgent tasks as they arise.

More information on the internship and the application can be found here.


  • Workflow Status: Published
  • Created By: Kayleigh Haskin
  • Created: 02/27/2020
  • Modified By: Kayleigh Haskin
  • Modified: 02/27/2020


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