Spring Intern - Gray Media Training Center Program
- Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job DescriptionSpring Intern - Gray Media Training Center Program - 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.
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 Universities 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 job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the duties listed 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 the successful completion of the internship.
• ️ Strong work ethic, and organization skills
• ️ College student earning a degree in Journalism or Communications, with a desire to get hands-on experience in the broadcasting & digital field
If you are interested in interning in these areas:
• Creative Services
• News Production
• News MMJ
We look forward to hearing from you!
Interested in the program? Go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, type ''WLBT Intern'' (in search bar)
WLBT-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company
Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to or by the first workday.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rz26v2-44-197-101-251-42 in your application.
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