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Intern - TV Station

WILX

Lansing, MI 02-13-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

Summer Intern - Gray Television Future Focus - WILX

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! You'll be able to choose your desired location(s) and areas of interest.

About WILX:

WILX, the highly rated NBC affiliate, located in Lansing Michigan for more than 60 years is on a growth trajectory. WILX currently produces 33 hours of news per week and growing. A market leader in news, digital, and social media WILX News 10 is home to Emmy award winning reporters, and recipient of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters ''Station of the Year'' award. WILX is a breaking news and weather station, with a strong emphasis on original, local reporting. Our respected main anchors live here and have made WILX their career home. This includes the longest-running sportscaster in the state of Michigan. Our newsroom leadership is known for developing young journalists. Mid-Michigan (Lansing/Jackson area) is a big news market, home to the state capital and Michigan State University. It is a vibrant, diverse, stable area and a great place to live and work.

Lansing is just an hour away from Grand Rapids, downtown Detroit, and a day-trip ''up north'' for some of the most beautiful places in the country. If you love lakes, boating, fishing, camping, beaches, downhill skiing, wine, craft brew, Broadway shows, Big 10 sports, minor-league baseball, NFL/NBA/NHL games…Michigan has it all!

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
• ️ Strong work ethic, and organizational skills
• ️ College student, junior or senior, earning a degree in Journalism/Communications, Business, Advertising/PR, Entertainment & Media Studios, 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 WILX'' (in search bar)

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

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0j4je-100-26-196-222-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WILX

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.