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Intern - News

WJCL

Savannah, GA 01-19-2024
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Intern - WJCL News

WJCL News Intern

Come join WJCL 22, the Hearst Television station in the Savannah/Hilton Head market as a paid intern! WJCL 22 is a key community partner in the area, providing breaking news, weather, and other information to local audiences through our newscasts and digital properties. WJCL 22 also provides entertainment programming and partners with the community on important local initiatives.

As a paid intern, you will come to understand how a television station functions, the many jobs available and the roles the TV station plays in the community. As an intern, you'll learn what it's like to work with a collaborative team across multiple departments, how we get news on the air and on our digital platforms, and the vital role other departments play at the television station.

In order to apply for an internship at WJCL 22, please provide a cover letter with your application. The cover letter should include:
• Semester i.e. Spring, Summer, Fall
• Department preference
• Available start and end dates
• Days and hours available to intern
• Briefly state your main objectives for participating in WJCL 22 internship (please be specific)
• What are your strongest areas of interest

College Internship Program Dates:

Spring 2024 Session

Application Deadline: January 26, 2024*

Session: February 5 – April 26, 2024*

Summer 2024 Session

Application Deadline: April 26, 2024*

Session: June 3 – August 23, 2024*

Fall 2024 Session

Application Deadline: July 26, 2024*

Session: August 19 – November 8, 2024*
*Dates are subject to change

What you'll do and learn:
• Explore broadcast and digital news operations and learn the responsibilities of the News Department.
• Be exposed to a fast-paced newsroom, the newsroom operations, and live production events
• Gain an overview of the technical areas of the station

Job Responsibilities:
• Help write and produce newscasts and news stories
• Contribute to brainstorming and idea generation with News and Creative Services
• Assist with special events and event planning
• Assist with the execution of newscasts
• Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:
• An interest in journalism, marketing, videography, writing and editing
• The ability to be versatile, as interns handle a wide range of topics, subjects, and tasks
• Excellent writing, spelling, grammar, and copy-editing skills
• Must work well under deadlines
• Must be a team player and collaborator
• Experience with Adobe applications, camera equipment and newsroom systems are plus

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqxzwm-34-204-169-230-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WJCL

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households.