CBS Corporation Creative Services Internship in Seattle, Washington

Creative Services Internship

REF#: 28146

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Seattle, WA

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:

Working under the direction of the Creative Services director, the intern will have the opportunity to be involved and gain educational experience in the following Creative Service areas:

  • Assisting in Creative Service shoots

  • Writing, producing, shooting and editing of features, promos and vignettes

  • Assisting with web content updates

  • Blogging and Social Media updates

Interns may also receive exposure to areas beyond Creative Services, including:

  • Fundamentals of Creating Sales & Marketing presentations

  • Engineering and broadcast operations

  • Basic broadcast finance including the interrelationships of program acquisition, audience measurement and revenue generation

This will be an eight week internship beginning in June and ending in August.

If selected, intern must provide documentation from the Internship Advisor from the College or University certifying the student will earn academic credit for the successful completion of the internship program.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Ideal candidates will have a passion for television and strong creative/technical aptitude.

  • Excellent computer skills and communication skills (both written and verbal)

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels.

Preferred:

  • Candidates should have a minimal understanding of video production techniques, applications and terminology.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled