Spring Intern - News

NBC News

Washington, DC 10-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Opportunities may include (but are not limited to:

Technical Production:
• Observing and understanding the different technical operations on a network level
• Screening and logging video for various sources, including transcribing interviews
• Assisting technical crew with daily assignments
• Learning different areas such as audio, video, mobile studio truck, satellite truck, studio crew, engineering services, editors, archivists, etc.
• Assisting the engineering department with daily tasks

Andrea Mitchell Reports:
• Researching stories and leads, primarily via telephone and internet
• Preparing research materials for Andrea Mitchell and producers from various sources, including editorial notes
• Assisting with TODAY and Nightly News packages
• Finding and contacting interview subjects; setting up interviews
• Greeting and escorting on-air show guests and panelists
• Running research and scripts to the studio while on-air
• Screening and logging video from various sources, transcribing interviews

Meet the Press:
• Observe and participate in planning, research and taping involved in the production of a national network news program
• Assist in maintaining extensive political research files as well as in compiling research for the show and other projects, including The Chuck Toddcast and ''MTP Daily'' on MSNBC
• Assist producers with production preparation, digital initiatives and an assortment of other show related tasks
• Take initiative to suggest new digital trends, potential guests, and topics for the show and associated channels

Political Unit:
• Collaborate directly with reporters and editors to generate story ideas for the ''Meet the Press Blog,'' including use of in-house coverage and live events to help form pitches
• Finding, contacting and interviewing subjects for stories, primarily via telephone and internet
• Writing stories for publication on the ''Meet the Press Blog''
• Contributing daily research to ''Meet the Press: First Read'' and additional long-term reporting projects
• Assisting in daily calls with the political unit, including discussing ideas to inform coverage on Meet the Press
• Fact-checking reporting by the political unit in its coverage of national stories

Application Deadline: Spring Internship postings are live for a limited time only, apply today!

In pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor or Graduate degree at an Accredited Institution and be able to provide documentation to confirm your degree progress

Current class standing of sophomore or above (30 credits)

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above

Must be authorized to work in the United States without visa sponsorship by NBCUniversal

Must be able to work on-site in Washington DC

Desired Characteristics

Strong interest in the media industry

Commitment to building an inclusive work environment

Ability to multitask and highly organized

Excellent verbal and written communication

Previous internship experience and on-campus involvement

Strong interest in and demonstrated knowledge of current affairs

Desired majors: Journalism or Broadcast Journalism, Digital/New Media Studies, Communications, Political Science, Production, Technical Operations

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9700z-3-80-3-192-42 in your application.