Summer Intern - TV Station

Sinclair Broadcast Group

Arlington, VA 03-10-2023
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  • Unpaid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

As a part of our commitment to community service and educational enrichment, ABC 7/WJLA 24/7 News is offering a limited number of highly-sought unpaid internships, aimed at providing a springboard for college students interested in developing careers in broadcast and/or cable television. These internships are offered to selected participants currently enrolled institutions of higher learning. Student interns will experience all phases of a major market television station's day-to-day operations as a supplement to their academic curriculum.

Internship areas include:
• Good Morning Washington (Lifestyle Show)
• Morning News
• Sports
• General News
• Digital News

- Current or upcoming junior or senior registered in a four-year undergraduate program at an accredited college or university
- Graduate students
- Students entering their second year in a two-year junior or community college program may also be considered
- Applicants should possess declared majors in communications, journalism, broadcast production techniques or some similar related area
- Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

General qualifications:
• A current college student who boasts a strong academic record
• Able to receive college credit for this internship
• A responsible professional who has prior internship and/or work experience
• A candidate with a terrific attitude who can work well with a team as well as independently
• A creative self-starter who can communicate effectively and work well under constant deadline
• Willing to work mornings, nights and/ or weekends to support our newscasts varying hours: We will do our best to work with your schedule
• If interested in working with Good Morning Washington: In addition to general requirements, must be able to work early mornings

You must submit the following:
• Resume
• Copy of your academic transcript (unofficial or official)

Deadline for Submitting Applications: April 7, 2023

This internship will be unpaid. The applicant must receive academic credit for the internship experience.

Please note: If applicable for a phone screening, please have your top 3 department preferences.

Transcripts and letters of recommendation can be attached to your online application or mailed to:

Attn: Internship Coordinator
1100 Wilson Blvd, 6th Floor
Arlington, VA 22209

Internship/HR Coordinator and Contact information:

Adini Parikh, Human Resources Coordinator

Office Phone: 703-236-9216
*Incomplete submissions will not be considered!

Internship Stipend: No stipend

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rb343e-3-239-6-58-42 in your application.