Network Publicity Intern - Spring 2019

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Ref#: 32461
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Network
Job Type: Unpaid Intern
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: Studio City, CA, US

About Us:
CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.
Description:
The CBS Internship Program is designed to provide students with exposure to various departments within the television/entertainment industry. The Publicity intern will work closely with the department to:
  • Research and track press coverage of CBS shows.
  • Assist publicists with writing press materials, pitching media, and researching press outlets/contacts. 
  • Shadow and assist with press junkets, red carpet events and press set visits. Attend talk shows, radio shows, etc. 
  • Assist with administrative office duties such as passing out mail, making copies of DVDs, etc. 




Qualifications:
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university throughout the duration of the internship.
  • Previous internship experience in entertainment, media or publicity is preferred. 
  • Passion for television and the entertainment industry. 
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Eager to learn and a self-starter. 
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Knowledge of media.
  • Social Media skills. 
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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