Community Affairs Internship - Fall, 2017

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Ref#: 27978
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: Southfield, MI, US

About Us:
CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).
Description:
COMMUNITY AFFAIRS/PROGRAMMING INTERNSHIP:  This internship provides student interns the opportunity to gain experience in Community Affairs and Local Programming.  Intern responsibilities may include the following activities:
• Production Assistant for our weekly Community Affairs programs
• Write scripts for weekly Community Calendars
• Write & research scripts/questions for Street Beat
• Write social media for Community Affairs
• Research and write community events for web sites
• Write website community content and/or blogs
• Video Editing: B-roll for community shows, Community Calendars, Web Exclusives
• Possible on-camera work for Web Exclusive content
• Production Assistant on Community Affairs EFP’s (as needed)
• Write, Edit, and Produce local PSA’s and assist with PSA production (as needed)
• Research potential topics for future programs or PSA’s
• Run Studio Camera or Prompter for Production (as needed)
• Assist during station-sponsored Community Events (as needed)
• Assist Programming, Traffic, Creative Services, Sales and Marketing departments (as needed)
• Occasional clerical responsibilities (typing, filing, phones) may be required.
• Knowledge of Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere is a plus but not required.
• For this internship, students generally work from 9am-5pm three days a week, either a Monday-Wednesday-Thursday shift or a Tuesday-Thursday-Friday shift.  Interns must be available on Thursdays for studio production.  Interns interested in production/editing must also be available on Fridays.

Qualifications:

Students must be pursuing a communications-related degree.

Requirements:
• A cover letter must be submitted with the resume to be considered for an internship. Please include a local address.
• Currently attending an accredited college and have achieved junior or senior status
• Must receive college academic credit
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Able to meet the minimum time commitment for the internship program (minimum of 20 hours per week) during normal business hours Monday – Friday.
• Must be computer literate, and have experience using MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
• Knowledge of Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premier is a plus, but not required.
• Previous experience running a studio camera is a plus.
• Must present a letter from College or University verifying enrollment and number of credits to be earned if accepted in to our program.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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