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TEGNA Inc

Intern

TEGNA Inc - Seattle, WA

Job Description

We are currently

accepting applications

for the following Internships: (Winter Quarter)

New Day Northwest

Community Relations

Sports Intern

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NEW DAY NORTHWEST*

Hours: Monday - Thursday, 7:30am - 12:30pm

10 weeks, 20 hours/week

Duties: New Day Northwest interns will work with guests before and during show tapings each morning; managing guests and backstage during show, cueing in studio, assisting with guests and show props. Interns will also assist producers as needed during segments. Interns also write and produce segment stories for the website as well as cutting show video to appear on website.

Qualifications:

Interns should be in their junior or senior year, and have a valid driver's license. Computer/typing skills required. Excellent communication and research skills. Desire to pursue a career in broadcasting.

COMMUNITY RELATIONS*

Hours: Flexible

10 weeks, 20 hours/week

Duties: Help KING 5 manage its outreach in the community by communicating with non-profit partners, coordinating emcee engagements with KING 5 talent and updating the KING 5 Community website and Facebook page. You'll be intimately involved with the planning and execution of events and campaigns, both internally at KING 5 and around western Washington. (Specific events vary by season but include Home Team Harvest, Beat The Bridge, Give Big, MS Walk, etc). This is an opportunity to see how marketing, sales, programming and the news departments all work together in order to make KING 5 the number one choice for viewers and community organizations in Western Washington.

Qualifications: Interns should be in their Junior or Senior year of college, majoring in Communications, Marketing, or related field. Must have excellent written and oral communication skills, possess proficient organization and computer skills, and have the ability to juggle several projects. Availability for occasional weekend hours a plus.

SPORTS INTERN

Hours: Flexible (including weekends)

10 weeks, 20 hours/week

Duties: Assist sports producers with production of sportscasts, log tapes of sports events, assist on sports shoots and live shots, research sports stories. Qualifications: Interns should be in their junior or senior year majoring in Communications, Broadcasting, or Journalism.

Job Requirements

What does KING 5 look for in an intern?

Ideal candidates for KING 5 internships are current college students in their Junior or Senior year, with at least one quarter remaining before graduation. Qualified students must have strong written and oral communication skills and be interested in a broadcasting career.

Why an internship program?

KING 5 has offered undergraduate internships for many years. The station remains committed to the belief that practical work experience adds realism to classroom theory and concepts. KING 5 views internships as a vital part of a student's preparation for employment. Our Seattle facility provides a unique setting where students can experience firsthand the reality of working in broadcasting. Through the Undergraduate Internship Program, KING 5 invests in tomorrow's workforce by offering challenging educational opportunities today.

What can students gain from the program?

The classroom setting provides an excellent forum for acquiring and analyzing information; likewise, a successful internship affords students the chance to apply what they have learned in class to real life situations. As an intern at KING 5, students can test their creative talent, exercise their analytical skills and increase their understanding of broadcast operations and industry trends. In addition, through their interactions with established professionals, interns often find mentors and role models who can facilitate their career planning.

Is college credit for my internship required?

Yes. Confirmation from the University of enrollment in the for-credit internships will be required. The allocation of college credit is at the discretion of your local college or university. Students are responsible for meeting any university registration requirements. The final authority on credits received remains with the university and/or its designated representative.

How many hours are required for internships?

Generally, internships are available year round. Most internships are one quarter long (approximately ten weeks). Evening Magazine internships are for six months. The number of part-time and full time internships available may vary from quarter to quarter.

Hours are to be arranged according to the needs of the department and the scheduling requirements of individual interns. Most part time interns will work at least 20 hours per week, with specific days and times agreed upon in advance.

Are internships paid or unpaid?

Internships are paid $15 per hour. The number of internships available will vary each quarter.

How do I apply for an internship?

Application materials can be obtained at your campus internship or student employment office. To apply for our internship program, please go to Jobs at KING 5 . KING 5 only accepts resumes and applications for open positions. Unsolicited resumes will not be retained.

Finalists will be contacted for a personal interview (Out of state finalists may be interviewed by phone only.) All internship offers will be confirmed by written notice.

About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 46 stations in 38 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and 32 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry's top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA delivers results for advertisers through unparalleled and innovative solutions including OTT local advertising network Premion, centralized marketing resource Hatch, and G/O Digital, a one-stop shop for local businesses to connect with consumers through digital marketing. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. For more information, visit (please use the apply button below).

TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

Job Snapshot

Employee Type:

Intern

Location:

Seattle

WA

Job Type:

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Experience:

Not Specified

Date Posted:

11/29/2017

11 days 16 hours ago

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Location: Seattle, WA

Company Profile:
TEGNA Inc., formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver.