CBS Corporation Internship - Summer, 2018 in Southfield, Michigan

Internship - Summer, 2018

REF#: 30292

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.).



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)


  • Editing (topicals and commercials), station IDs and other on-air/web materials

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

  • Shooting, writing, editing web diaries of station events

  • Web posting updates (with guidance & supervision from Writer/Producer)

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

  • Organizing and maintenance of the prize closet

  • Other duties as they arise.

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


Proficiency using MS Office, Word, Power Point, Excel is required

Must have strong writing skills

Knowledge of Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premier is a plus but not required

Experience shooting and using studio camera is a plus

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

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.

A cover letter must be submitted with the resume to be considered for this internship. Please include a local address. Students must be pursuing a communications-related degree.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled