Intern - Production

CBS Television Stations

Southfield, MI 08-18-2023
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
CBS 62 (WWJ-TV) and CW50 (WKBD-TV), the CBS News and Stations owned & operated in the #14 television market Detroit, is seeking College Students who are looking for Summer Internships in a Television Station Newsroom.
Our internship will provide student interns the opportunity to gain valuable and unique experience in live News studio environment. Internship activities include the following:
• Work with News Management and Assignment Desk Editors on developing news stories
• Production Assistant for News, Community Affairs, and Web
• Write social media for News, Community Affairs, and Web
• Research News stories for CBS News Detroit and CW50 News shows, and web
• Will have the potential to work with our Multi-Skilled Journalists in the field covering news stories
• Write & research scripts/questions for ''Community Connect'' and ''Michigan Matters'' as needed
• Research and write community events for websites
• Write website community content and/or blogs
• Video Editing: B-roll for community shows, News, Web Exclusives
• Research potential topics for future programs or PSAs
• Run Studio Camera or Prompter for Production (as needed)
• Assist during station-sponsored Community Events (as needed)
• Occasional clerical responsibilities may be required
• Learn basic SEO techniques and best practices

Skills and Ability Requirements:
• Must have excellent writing skills (and copy-editing skills) along with good verbal communication skills
• Knowledge of Avid and/or Adobe Premiere is a plus
• MS Office proficiency is required
• Eye for good local and viral content
• Experience with WordPress and Adobe Photoshop preferred
• Experience shooting and editing photos/videos a plus
• Must be able to meet the minimum time commitment for the internship program (20 hours/wk for a minimum of 10 – 13 weeks)
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Paramount / WWJ-TV CBS 62 and WKBD-TV CW50 Detroit is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re9pw0-44-200-101-84-42 in your application.