Intern - Multicast


Chicago, IL 04-26-2022
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Preferred internship for qualified students studying broadcast journalism, video production, and other communication degrees. This internship will provide an opportunity to experience and learn the fundamentals of Creative Services and marketing, how it relates to other departments within a television station, and ultimately, how it defines the station's on-air look, identity and brand. In addition, this internship will provide an opportunity to actively participate in the production of national entertainment network promotion, integrated sales content, and original web and social content. This internship is designed to marry course of study to hands-on experience. The Intern will also have the opportunity to shadow professionals and gain hands-on experience.

The internship program will start in June and finish in August 2022.

• Assist producers with procuring materials needed for daily production
• Log footage
• Shadow producers on location shoots
• Help develop and create digital content
• Assist with organizing footage
• Learn how to write voice-over copy and online copy.
• Shadow and observe how the Editors/Writer/Producers create spots and how those spots are put together in the edit room.
• Learn the process of how a promo gets to air
• Administrative duties as assigned
• Will be well supervised and participate in a meaningful learning experience
• Upon completion of the internship, the student will be evaluated through a written review by the internship supervisor

Requirements & Skills:
• Can work in the US legally without any sponsorship
• Be of advanced skill level due to complexity of projects
• A collaborative worker with a willingness to learn
• Previous internship experience a plus
• Some knowledge of Premiere and/or After Effects is a plus.
• Writing – Arrive to the internship with some creative writing experience. The internship will teach you how to hone your writing to craft more compelling scripts and copy which adhere to professional formats and standards.
• Video Editing – Arrive to the internship knowing how to use a timeline-based software editing program like Adobe Premiere or Final Cut Pro. The internship will teach you how to organize, shape, and sharpen the material you capture into lucid, stronger visual promos..

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g387vq-34-231-247-88-42 in your application.

Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.