Broadcast Intern
The E.W. Scripps Company - Buffalo NY

Internship Category: Paid

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  • Area of Interest:
    Broadcasting

    Division:
    Local Media – TV

    Location:
    WKBW – TV Buffalo-30362

    Description:

    WKBW-TV in Buffalo is looking for a Summer Intern! The Internship provides students real-world experience and a unique insight into all operations. This includes learning alongside Newsroom staff, Creative Services, Sales, and Production.

    Key activities

    • Conduct interviews
    • Research stories
    • Contributing story ideas
    • Writing/editing news for the web
    • How a content management system works
    • How to track story page views online
    • Basic HTML code
    • Actual-on-the-job training from professionals
    • Going into the field and help with stories
    • Actual on-the-job training from professionals in the field of weather, reporting and producing
    • How to develop research for the sales presentation
    • How to develop sales presentations with customized clients solutions
    • Learning agency and transactional processes
    • How to negotiate

    Education & Experience/Certifications

    • Enrolled at an accredited college or university in NYS or resident of NYS
    • Registered as a Sophomore or above and in good stranding
    • Receive college/university course credit for participating in this program. The amount of course credit to be earned is determined and must be verified by the college/university, prior to starting assignment.

    Skills & Abilities

    • Computer/typing skills
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in person and on the phone
    • Good organization skills
    • Computer-based research abilities
    • Strong writing skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
    • Dress professionally
    About Scripps

    The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs an expanding collection of local and national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Midroll Media; and fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape and Laff. Scripps produces original programming including “Pickler & Ben,” runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

    As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

    Area of Interest:
    Broadcasting

    Division:
    Local Media – TV

    Location:
    WKBW – TV Buffalo-30362

    Description:

    WKBW-TV in Buffalo is looking for a Summer Intern! The Internship provides students real-world experience and a unique insight into all operations. This includes learning alongside Newsroom staff, Creative Services, Sales, and Production.

    Key activities

    • Conduct interviews
    • Research stories
    • Contributing story ideas
    • Writing/editing news for the web
    • How a content management system works
    • How to track story page views online
    • Basic HTML code
    • Actual-on-the-job training from professionals
    • Going into the field and help with stories
    • Actual on-the-job training from professionals in the field of weather, reporting and producing
    • How to develop research for the sales presentation
    • How to develop sales presentations with customized clients solutions
    • Learning agency and transactional processes
    • How to negotiate

    Education & Experience/Certifications

    • Enrolled at an accredited college or university in NYS or resident of NYS
    • Registered as a Sophomore or above and in good stranding
    • Receive college/university course credit for participating in this program. The amount of course credit to be earned is determined and must be verified by the college/university, prior to starting assignment.

    Skills & Abilities

    • Computer/typing skills
    • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in person and on the phone
    • Good organization skills
    • Computer-based research abilities
    • Strong writing skills
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
    • Dress professionally
    About Scripps

    The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. With 33 television stations, Scripps is one of the nation’s largest independent TV station owners. Scripps runs an expanding collection of local and national journalism and content businesses, including Newsy, the next-generation national news network; podcast industry leader Midroll Media; and fast-growing national broadcast networks Bounce, Grit, Escape and Laff. Scripps produces original programming including “Pickler & Ben,” runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and is the longtime steward of the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, “Give light and the people will find their own way.”

    As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis of race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

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