Spring Intern - TV News / Digital Producer


Houston, TX 10-11-2021
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

KTRK-TV is an ABC owned television station (OTVS), located in a state-of-the-art facility in Houston, Texas. ABC13 (KTRK) Houston's news leader is one of the most technically advanced television stations in the country. The station is a champion of innovation and is at the forefront of the changing media landscape.
Our offices and studios are located in the Greenway Plaza area.

The internship program is designed to provide students with an on-site educational experience that complements their academic studies. Interns will have an opportunity to observe and participate in the daily work and operations of a major market, television station.


A day in the life…
Some of your projects with the KTRK-TV News/Digital Production team may include:
• The opportunity to participate in the daily work and operations of a major market, television station
• Creating and publishing news content for the website
• Attend and a report back on newsworthy events
• Gain valuable experience in posting new content to all social media platforms
• Exposure to all areas related to producing a television newscast – including the important relationship between our broadcast and digital platforms
• Will have an opportunity to attend production meetings, research news topics, and learn how to prioritize assignments.

Basic Qualifications:

What you bring to the role…
• Interest in pursuing a career in television/media field
• A strong desire to pursue a career as a multi-platform producer and willing to receive continual feedback.
• Experience shooting and editing video
• Strong writing skills
• Attention to detail
• Passion For News
• Flexibility and Ability to Multi Task in a Fast Paced Environment

Preferred Qualifications:
• Majoring in Journalism, Digital Media, Radio, Television and Film, Mass Communications
• Taken a class in Digital Media/Journalism
• Experience shooting and editing video
• Experience working with Premier

Additional Information:

Internship Eligibility:
• Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program.
• Must possess unrestricted work authorization

Work Environment
• All candidates must be available from January 2022 through May/June 2022
• All candidates must be available to work 20-24 hours per week during a Monday through Sunday schedule (hours and days to be determined by your supervisor, and could include nights, weekends and holidays)
• All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule throughout the session
• All candidates must be able to work in the Houston office and provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

About ABC Owned TV Stations:

This position is with ABC Holding Company, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call ABC Owned TV Stations.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d818oq-3-237-16-210-42 in your application.