CBS Corporation Internship - News - Summer 2018 in Studio City, California

Internship - News - Summer 2018

REF#: 30770

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern




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.).


KCBS2/KCAL9 TV, the CBS Owned & Operated Duopoly in Los Angeles, is looking for an Intern. Students interested in pursuing a career in television news will have an opportunity to experience the day to day operations within a major Broadcast News station. Internship programs are for approximately 12 weeks and conclude at the end of semester.

Program Description:

News Interns will be able to observe and assist in many facets of the News Department’s operation. This includes answering phones at the Assignment Desk, helping to log videotape, and doing research for stories. Interns will also be able to observe writers, producers, editors and others. Interns may also have the opportunity to accompany reporters in the field.



Educational Requirements:

  • Enrolled in a full-time accredited college or university, and be an incoming junior or senior.

  • Must receive course credit, and/or provide a letter of acknowledgement from direct advisor stating that this internship will directly benefit candidates’ degree

  • Must have excellent analytical, communication, and presentation skills

  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Word & Outlook)

Additional Candidate Instructions:

Referral Instructions: All qualified candidates MUST apply to the CBS Television Stations online Applicant Tracking System: [1] (internal applicants) and [2] (external applicants).

This is the ONLY method by which applications will be accepted for open positions.

NO PHONE CALLS OR EMAILS PLEASE. Only qualified candidates considered for this position will be contacted for an interview. We regret that we cannot accept phone calls or respond to individual inquiries.


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