Specials / Investigative Internship - Winter

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Ref#: 29726
CBS Business Unit: CBS Television Stations
Job Type: Paid Intern
Job Schedule: Part-Time
Job Location: Chicago, IL, 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:

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

A unique learning opportunity for 2017/2018 college students interested in pursuing a career in TV News; interns will gain valuable exposure and experience in areas of the newsroom including the Specials.

 

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

NEWS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

 

  • Interns in Special / Investigative Projects have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of stories from hard news to features.  They work closely with producers and reporters and can accompany them on shoots.  Responsibilities include research, pre-interviews by phone and tape logging. 

  • Intern will be side by side with news department professionals, learning their craft and gaining valuable experience and knowledge.

  • Each internship will be for approximately 3 months/1 semester.   Candidates who are selected must be enrolled in college.  This is a paid internship. 

  • The Internship will be considered "at will" employees and the Program can end at any time during each three/six month period at the station's sole discretion.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES:

Results-Oriented, Dependable, Detail-Oriented, Courteous

Only those individuals who are highly motivated need apply.

Qualifications:

Required:

Preferred:


MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:


·         Currently seeking a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in Journalism or Communications.

·         Strong social media and writing skills are preferred.    

·         Participation in college radio/TV stations/newspapers, magazines and websites will be taken into account.

·         Previous internship or newsroom experience is very helpful. 

·         Excellent communication and computer skills are necessary. 

 


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