Intern - Meteorologist


Winston-Salem, NC 01-10-2024
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  • Paid
  • Internship
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

WXII/WCWG is actively recruiting students for our Summer Meteorologist Internship program. This is a paid internship. Internships provide a professional learning experience at WXII 12. The internship will be in-person at the station in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and may include opportunities off-site. The program is designed to help meteorology majors gain knowledge of the television station through exposure to the weather department at WXII. This Internship will run from approximately from mid-May until mid-August. All applicants must be a college Junior, Senior or Graduate Student. Sophomores can apply for the Summer Internship going into their Junior year of college.

During the program, interns will receive hands-on experience with WXII meteorologists and our Digital Content Manager including:
• How to create weather graphics.
• How to produce and deliver understandable weather forecasts.
• How to create digital content related to weather and learn about the strategic use of WXII's website and social media platforms.

Interns will also learn about departments outside the weather department, including News, Sales, and Creative Services.

Throughout the program, interns will also have the opportunity to create their own work.

Candidate Requirements: Please attach a cover letter with your application with the following information.

1. Why you're interested in meteorology.

2. Available start and end dates

3. Days and hours available to work

Final candidates are subject to a background check as a condition of employment with WXII TV.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gqxq6z-100-26-196-222-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.