Experience:
No experience
Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
4/13/2019
Job Category:
Sports and Recreation / Fitness
Sports - Intern
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CBS | Chicago, IL
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Sports - Intern

REF#: 33315

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: Chicago, IL

ABOUT US:

CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV's satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).

DESCRIPTION:

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

A unique learning opportunity for 2019 college students interested in pursuing a career in TV News; interns will gain valuable exposure and experience in areas of the newsroom especially Sports.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

NEWS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM SPORTS

* Interns in the Sports Department will have the opportunity to log video, research stories, and accompany reporters and producers in the field on occasion.


* Intern will be side by side with news department professionals, learning their craft and gaining valuable experience and knowledge.


* Each internship will be for approximately 3 months/1 semester. Candidates who are selected must be enrolled in college. This is a paid internship.


* The Internship will be considered "at will" employees and the Program can end at any time during each three/six month period at the station's sole discretion.



CORE COMPETENCIES:

Results-Oriented, Dependable, Detail-Oriented, Courteous

Only those individuals who are highly motivated need apply.

QUALIFICATIONS:

PREFFERED MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

* Currently seeking a Bachelor's or Master's degree, preferably in Journalism or Communications.


* Strong social media and writing skills are preferred.


* Participation in college radio/TV stations/newspapers, magazines and websites will be taken into account.


* Previous internship or newsroom experience is very helpful.


* Excellent communication and computer skills are necessary.



EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

About CBS

CBS distributes news and public affairs broadcasts, entertainment, sports programming and feature films to 206 independently owned and 7 CBS owned TV stations. (Source: 10-K)