Clocktower Productions/Art on Air internship, NYC

For you NYC radio folks. Alas, it's unpaid, but this internship with Art on Air sounds pretty cool. Details below.


Clocktower Productions is an art production institution working in the visual arts, performance, music, and radio. Founded in 1972 by Alanna Heiss, Clocktower is the oldest alternative art project in NW. For 40 years, the institution has produced seminal exhibitions and performances by some of the most important artists of our time. After leaving its historic Tribeca tower in Dec. 2013, Clocktower engaged in contracted partnerships with 6 cultural institutions in 3 boroughs: Pioneer Works (Red Hook), Knockdown Center (Maspeth), Playland Motel (Far Rockaway), and Times Square Arts and Neuehouse (Manhattan). These venues host Clocktower exhibitions, performances, residencies, radio, and administrative activities.

Over the decades, Clocktower has presented work by Gordon Matta-Clark, Max Neuhaus, Lynda Benglis, Dennis Oppenheim, Vito Acconci, Nam June Paik, Laurie Anderson, Marina Abramovic, and Christian Marclay, among many others. Today, Clocktower presents a full program of exhibitions, performances, and residencies honoring the spirit of the alternative spaces movement by focusing on experimental, interdisciplinary and intergenerational work.

Clocktower's radio station is a free online audio archive operating at lts 6,000 hours of content feature non-commercial music, audio art, spoken word, cultural news, history and dialogue, and new media innovation. The radio's mission is to excel as a globally accessible, technically innovative deliverer of content, through a curated radio-style stream of shows and searchable on-demand archive. Clocktower production and public programs, the radio station, and website function as a laboratory for experimentation and a resource for distribution of and access to the arts.

Internship description
Clocktower Productions is looking for a dynamic intern interested in all things cultural. Every week Clocktower produces a 24 hour radio stream of artist interviews, music, and on location recordings. We're looking for an intern to help create content for and maintain our online radio station site,


  • Researching and writing radio program descriptions

  • Curating and processing images for radio programs

  • Editing and archiving radio programs 

  • With time, opportunity to pitch shows


  • Writing skills – high proficiency required, style a plus

  • Familiarity with Excel

  • Some knowledge of HTML

  • A willingness to work hard and learn fast

Helpful Skills:

  • Audio editing experience

  • Adobe Creative Suite experience

While this internship is unpaid, rewards include meeting interesting people, making great contacts, staff field trips to various cultural events, and gaining invaluable experience for a career in the arts.

To apply please send a cover letter and resume to

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