Sports Internship

Posted on Nov 16, 2018 by CBS

Chicago, IL 60601
Leisure & Sport
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
DESCRIPTION:

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

A unique learning opportunity for 2019 college students interested in pursuing a career in TV News; interns will gain valuable exposure and experience in areas of the newsroom including the Assignment Desk, Planning Desk, Investigative Unit, Special Projects and Sports.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

NEWS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM
  • Interns in Special 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.

QUALIFICATIONS:

CORE COMPETENCIES:

Results-Oriented, Dependable, Detail-Oriented, Courteous

Only those individuals who are highly motivated need apply.

PREFERRED 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.

Reference: 561320058

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