WKAR Public Media is your Spartan source for trusted, valued, essential news, information and entertainment. Featuring the best from PBS, NPR and award-winning originals, WKAR reaches audiences anywhere and everywhere. WKAR offers unique experiential learning opportunities for students.

WKAR Student Opportunities

Opportunity with WKAR

WKAR is a rich, dynamic environment for nurturing tomorrow's storytellers in an ever-changing media landscape. Internship and employment opportunities are available for students interested in television, radio and online media production, social media marketing and promotion, fundraising for non-profits and more.

WKAR is part of the College of Communication Arts and Sciences, with offices and studios in the ComArtSci building. For current postings for available positions, visit Handshake for Students and follow MSU WKAR Public Media.


WKAR alum have gone on to work with some of the top media outlets in the country, including the NFL and ESPN, and in Hollywood.


"The skills, experience and contacts that I made working at WKAR as a student built the foundation that supported my success within the broadcast industry." - Todd Golebiewski, ESPN Monday Night Football

I am proud to say I have an Emmy under my belt as well as other achievements in national TV because of the grassroots experience from WKAR.Stephanie Kurtz, Digital Marketing & Social Media Leader


Your Spartan Source for PBS and NPR News

Sesame Street, Masterpiece, PBS NewsHour, Morning Edition, NPR News, Clifford the Big Red Dog, All Things Considered, NOVA, Arthur, Great Performances -- WKAR is your Spartan source for these trusted, valued, essential television, radio and online shows from PBS and NPR.

Award-Winning Originals

WKAR is your Michigan capital region source for award-winning originals, including BackStage Pass, Classical Concerts, Curious Crew, Current Sports, Off the Record, and QuizBusters.

WKAR is a five-time winner of Michigan Public Broadcasting TV Station of the Year award, a national winner of the Marconi Award for Public Radio Station of the Year, and a winner of many regional EMMY, AP News and Broadcast Excellence awards.

On-Air, Online, Anytime, Anywhere

WKAR touches the lives of more than a half-million mid-Michigan residents each week, through television and radio broadcasting, mobile apps, online and over-the-top streaming and social media engagement.

Learn more at wkar.org