News Intern - Spring

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Ref#: 29788
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: Boston, MA, 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:

Learn how a television news story develops, from event, to editorial decisions, to shooting, to writing, to editing, to air.  Assist assignment editors, reporters, and producers in gathering news stories.  This includes pre-interviewing, researching, pitching ideas and viewing/logging tapes.  Days needed:  weekdays, nights, weekends (varies).

This is an educational program designed for college students who are interested in pursuing a career in journalism, broadcasting and public relations.  It will provide an opportunity for you to learn the operation of the department assigned to while, at the same time allow you to perform some of the job functions that are critical to the learning process. 


This is a paid internship.  Department is at the discretion of management.  Completed application packets are reviewed and qualified students are contacted directly.
Qualifications:


College students (Verification required) who are currently attending a accredited college and have achieved junior status are eligible. Participants must have good computer skills, excellent written skills and  verbal communication abilities.



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Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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