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Intern - TV Station

Gray Television

Columbia, SC 06-04-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Are you among the best and brightest at your college or university and are contemplating what's next? Life is short. Stop waiting for ''real life'' to start and put your knowledge to the test. Launch your media career with Gray Television's paid internship program!

Interested in learning more? Check out the program description and apply today!

With 113 television stations across the US, Gray Television offers an unprecedented opportunity for students to learn an area of broadcast expertise from seasoned professionals in the business. Whether your interest involves news, production, sales, marketing, or engineering, our stations become a hands-on learning environment for Gray Television interns.

About WIS-TV:

WIS is the #1 local media organization in the capital city market of Columbia, South Carolina. As the top-rated broadcast television station serving South Carolina's Midlands since 1953, WIS offers the opportunity to join an award-winning culture built upon decades of market leadership.

WIS is currently recognized as the South Carolina Broadcasters Association's Station of the Year, and has won the award a record 17 times. WIS has earned the Edward R. Murrow Award for Journalism Excellence, the National Association of Broadcasters' Service to America Award, the George Foster Peabody Award, and has more than 70 Emmy nominations in the last 5 years. Among the many notable former journalists who helped set our standard, NBC Today Show co-host Craig Melvin began his career with WIS as an intern, photographer, reporter, then anchor.

WIS produces more than 60 hours of live, local broadcast programming per week, as well as original content for multiple digital platforms. The station offers a unique variety of multiplatform advertising solutions, sponsored content, and professional creative services for businesses of any size.

Columbia, South Carolina is a vibrant and growing capital city with a diverse population. It is home to the US Army's largest installation for Basic Combat Training, Fort Jackson, along with the University of South Carolina and multiple other colleges and universities. WIS is located downtown, just two blocks from the South Carolina Statehouse.
Our community combines affordable quality of living with a variety of entertainment and activities to accommodate your lifestyle, whether it's our 50,000-acre Lake Murray, our Columbia Fireflies minor league baseball team, the Riverbanks Zoo & Gardens, nearby Congaree National Park, or so much more.

The Internship Program:

As a paid intern, you won't sit and watch someone else doing their job. Gray's intern program is an immersive experience where you serve as a valued team member to our award-winning teams.

With 113 television stations across the US, Gray Television offers an unprecedented opportunity for students to learn an area of broadcast expertise from seasoned professionals in the business. Whether your interest involves news, production, sales, marketing, or engineering, our stations become a hands-on learning environment for Gray Television interns. If we have an employee doing it, there can be a Gray intern learning and earning.

Not only will you walk away with an expanded resume and portfolio, but Gray's paid internship opens doors to begin your full-time career with Gray Television. Many of our current employees started as interns.
Our paid internship program puts you at the front of the line for full-time job openings, armed with the training you received from your internship.

We're committed to a broad applicant recruiting outreach program in our continuing efforts to represent our diverse community.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• ️ Be currently enrolled in a college/university (preferred Junior/Senior)
• ️ Strong work ethic, and organizational skills
• ️ Earning a degree in Journalism/Communications, Sales, Marketing, Engineering, News, Sports, or related fields, with a desire to get hands-on experience in the local media industry

If you are interested in interning in these areas, the station may have openings in these departments for you:
• Marketing
• Sales
• Creative Services
• Sports
• Weather
• News Production
• News MMJ
• Engineering

We look forward to hearing from you!
• ️ Interested in the program? Go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, type ''Intern WIS-TV'' (in search bar)

WIS-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus by the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gw0n6k-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Gray Television

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.