News Interns (Spring Qtr) - #19503733

Tegna


Date: Dec 26, 2020
City: Phoenix, AZ
Contract type: Full time
Tegna

Do you consume news 24/7? Interested in shaping the future of the media industry? Want to learn what it takes to produce daily content? Apply for our Intern Program!


We are currently accepting candidates for our Spring Internships; Identify the field that best matches your qualifications:



  • Segment/Line Producing

  • 12 News Visuals

  • Investigative

  • Breaking News


TEGNA is a large, public media company with a portfolio that includes 63 TV stations and 2 Radio Stations. We're committed to developing the next generation of media industry leaders. Our paid internship program gives students an opportunity to explore career paths across TEGNA. Participants will gain valuable real-world experience alongside some of the most senior and celebrated journalists in the country and have the chance to build a network that will be invaluable throughout their careers. Come join us in the adventure!



  • Produce engaging content for all platforms

  • Use social media and other tools to understand audience's needs

  • Demonstrate a desire to learn as much as possible about a career in media

  • Assist as needed in the newsroom


What does KPNX look for in an intern? Ideal candidates for KPNX internships are current college students in their Junior or Senior year, with at least a 3.0 GPA and one quarter remaining before graduation. Qualified students must have strong written and oral communication skills and be interested in a broadcasting career.


Why an internship program? KPNX has offered undergraduate internships for many years. The station remains committed to the belief that practical work experience adds realism to classroom theory and concepts. KPNX views internships as a vital part of a student's preparation for employment. Our Phoenix facility provides a unique setting where students can experience firsthand the reality of working in broadcasting. Through the Undergraduate Internship Program, KPNX invests in tomorrow's workforce by offering challenging educational opportunities today.


What can students gain from the program? The classroom setting provides an excellent forum for acquiring and analyzing information; likewise, a successful internship affords students the chance to apply what they have learned in class to real life situations. As an intern at KPNX, students can test their creative talent, exercise their analytical skills and increase their understanding of broadcast operations and industry trends. In addition, through their interactions with established professionals, interns often find mentors and role models who can facilitate their career planning.


Is college credit for my internship required? Yes. Confirmation from the University of enrollment in the for-credit internships will be required. The allocation of college credit is at the discretion of your local college or university. Students are responsible for meeting any university registration requirements. The final authority on credits received remains with the university and/or its designated representative.


How many hours are required for internships? Generally, internships are available year round. Most internships are one quarter long (approximately ten weeks). The number of part-time and full time internships available may vary from quarter to quarter.


Hours are to be arranged according to the needs of the department and the scheduling requirements of individual interns. Most part time interns will work at least 20 hours per week, with specific days and times agreed upon in advance.


Are internships paid or unpaid? Internships are paid per hour. The number of internships available will vary each quarter.


How do I apply for an internship? Application materials can be obtained at your campus internship or student employment office. To apply for our internship program, please go to "[ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply". KPNX only accepts resumes and applications for open positions. Unsolicited resumes will not be retained.


Finalists will be contacted for a personal interview (Out of state finalists may be interviewed by phone only.) All internship offers will be confirmed by written notice.


About TEGNA


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 63 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA's OTT advertising service. For more information, visit [ Link removed ] - URL blocked - click to apply.


TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.


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