Fall Intern Media Training Center Program


Jackson, MS 04-17-2023
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description
Fall Intern - Gray Media Training Center Program - WLBT

As a paid intern, you won't sit and watch someone else doing their job. WLBT's intern program is an immersive experience where you serve as a valued team member to our award-winning teams.

About WLBT:

WLBT is Mississippi's flagship station and the dominant #1 local TV and digital media in Central Mississippi. We are an NBC affiliate that consistently produces award winning local news coverage. Jackson, MS is market #97 with a 24 county DMA. It is Mississippi's largest TV market and state capital, offering great museums, several local universities, and home to the largest medical facilities in the state, including the prestigious University of Mississippi Medical Center. With our great weather, Mississippi is about the outdoors. An extensive network of walking, running and cycling trails is available across the metro. And if you love a weekend getaway, Jackson is located within a short drive from beautiful Gulf Coast beaches, New Orleans, Memphis, Birmingham, Nashville, Dallas and Atlanta.

Internship Job Summary/Description:

The revolutionary media training program will prepare students for today's unique operating environment, while simultaneously improving diversity, equity, and inclusion in media. The Center will educate and train students who attend Mississippi colleges and universities, with a focus on Historically Black Colleges and Univ. in the state, namely Jackson State, Alcorn State, Mississippi Valley State, Rust College, and Tougaloo College.

Students who are selected to participate in the Center's programs will learn today's best practices for broadcast and digital journalism. They also will receive hands-on training in production, sales, operations, IT, engineering, coding and marketing. Training Center fellows will create a weekly public affairs show that will be shot, edited, produced, directed and hosted by students. This is a paid, part-time, temporary internship.

Please note - the primary/essential job duties include, but are not limited to the responsibilities above

• Candidates must be a junior or senior attending a university/college to be considered for an internship.
• All students participating in the program will receive qualifying credit for successful completion of the internship.

Interested in the program? Go to, type ''Intern'' or WLBT (in search bar)

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

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rn59po-18-207-240-77-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.