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CBS Corporation Community Affairs Intern - Fall, 2019 in Southfield, Michigan

Community Affairs Intern - Fall, 2019

REF#: 34750

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern


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.).


Duties include but are not limited to the following activities:

  • Production Assistant for our weekly Community Affairs programs

  • Write & research scripts/questions for Street Beat as needed

  • 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, Web Exclusives

  • 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, Creative Services, Commercial Production departments (as needed)

  • Occasional clerical responsibilities (typing, filing, phones) may be required.

  • Assisting in Creative Services and Sales shoots (production assistant, pre-production, talent releases, etc. as well as casting call assistance)

  • Outside station events staffing/booth set-up (especially for spring/summer interns)

  • Organizing and maintenance of the prize closet

  • Some weekend work may be scheduled, particularly during Spring/Summer.



  • Must be available to work Thursdays.

  • Must be available to meet the minimum time commitment for the internship (20 hours/week for a minimum 10 - 13 weeks)

  • Include a cover letter in addition to your resume for consideration


  • Knowledge of Adobe Premiere is a plus but not required.

  • Good computer skills, excellent written skills, and verbal communication abilities.

  • MS office suite proficiency.


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