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CBS Corporation Fall 2019 Editorial Intern, Sports HQ in Stamford, Connecticut

Fall 2019 Editorial Intern, Sports HQ

REF#: 34381

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Interactive

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern

JOB SCHEDULE:

JOB LOCATION: Stamford, CT

ABOUT US:

CBS Interactive, a division of CBS Corporation, is the premier online content network for information and entertainment. With more than 280 million people visiting its properties each month, CBS Interactive is a top Web property globally. Its portfolio of leading brands, which include CNET, CBS.com, CBSNews.com, CBSSports.com, GameSpot, TV.com, TVGuide.com and Last.fm, span popular categories like technology, entertainment, sports, news and gaming.

DESCRIPTION:

The HQ intern will join during our peak busy Fall Sports Coverage season and have a front row in the CT office as the teams support live 247 Sports coverage focused on our preparing and producing our Reiter's Block and evening shows. They'll have the opportunity to shadow Producers and work alongside them like a Personal Assistant would.

Role Responsibilities:

The Sports HQ editorial intern will assist with updating coverage and breaking news in sports. This includes:

  • Contributing research to sidebars

  • Producing photo galleries, and tracking down relevant video

This Intern will also gain experience in broadcast and digital sports news gathering, writing, and segment production.

Other responsibilities include:

  • Contributing the occasional self-written and reported sports news item

  • Monitoring trends, competitor sites, and other sources to report to editors several times daily on stories that would be in interest to our audience

  • Editing, captioning, and posting video from feeds and other source material

Logistics:

  • Time commitment: part-time, 20 hours per week during later office hours and weekends (Monday - Friday, 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm; Saturday - Sunday, 11:00 am -7:00 pm) but times may vary per team

  • This is a paid internship and can also be for university credit if it meets your university's guidelines

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Hunger to learn more about the digital media space

  • Passionate about sports and current events

  • Familiarity with social media

  • Strong writing skills

Additional Requirements:

  • You must be a student currently enrolled in an accredited college or university

  • Must be at least 18 years old

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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