CBS Corporation Community Affairs Internship - Fall, 2017 in Southfield, Michigan
Community Affairs Internship - Fall, 2017
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Paid Intern
JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time
JOB LOCATION: Southfield, MI
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.).
COMMUNITY AFFAIRS/PROGRAMMING INTERNSHIP: This internship provides student interns the opportunity to gain experience in Community Affairs and Local Programming. Intern responsibilities may include the following activities:
Production Assistant for our weekly Community Affairs programs
Write scripts for weekly Community Calendars
Write & research scripts/questions for Street Beat
Write social media for Community Affairs
Research and write community events for web sites
Write website community content and/or blogs
Video Editing: B-roll for community shows, Community Calendars, Web Exclusives
Possible on-camera work for Web Exclusive content
Production Assistant on Community Affairs EFP’s (as needed)
Write, Edit, and Produce local PSA’s and assist with PSA production (as needed)
Research potential topics for future programs or PSA’s
Run Studio Camera or Prompter for Production (as needed)
Assist during station-sponsored Community Events (as needed)
Assist Programming, Traffic, Creative Services, Sales and Marketing departments (as needed)
Occasional clerical responsibilities (typing, filing, phones) may be required.
Knowledge of Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere is a plus but not required.
For this internship, students generally work from 9am-5pm three days a week, either a Monday-Wednesday-Thursday shift or a Tuesday-Thursday-Friday shift. Interns must be available on Thursdays for studio production. Interns interested in production/editing must also be available on Fridays.
Students must be pursuing a communications-related degree.
A cover letter must be submitted with the resume to be considered for an internship. Please include a local address.
Currently attending an accredited college and have achieved junior or senior status
Must receive college academic credit
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Able to meet the minimum time commitment for the internship program (minimum of 20 hours per week) during normal business hours Monday - Friday.
Must be computer literate, and have experience using MS Office applications including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Knowledge of Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premier is a plus, but not required.
Previous experience running a studio camera is a plus.
Must present a letter from College or University verifying enrollment and number of credits to be earned if accepted in to our program.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled