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# Digital Internship

**REF#: ** 28832

**CBS BUSINESS UNIT: ** CBS Television Stations

**JOB TYPE: ** Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance

**JOB SCHEDULE: ** Part-Time

**JOB LOCATION: ** Chicago, IL

**ABOUT US: **

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.).

**DESCRIPTION: **

PURPOSE OF POSITION:
A unique learning opportunity for 2016/2017 college students interested in pursuing a career in TV News; interns will gain valuable exposure and experience in areas of the newsroom including Social Media.

PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES:
NEWS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM

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The Digital Intern is someone who has an understanding of social media’s role in news, as well as a passion for social media platforms including Snapchat, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. The Digital Intern will perform digital searches to assist the News Team on stories; create content for CBS2’s digital platforms; learn about key strategies for building engagement; and teach the CBS2 team about how to utilize and maximize social media to connect with communities.

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Intern will be side by side with news department professionals, learning their craft and gaining valuable experience and knowledge.

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Each internship will be for approximately 3 months/1 semester. Candidates who are selected must be enrolled in college. This is a paid internship.

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The Internship will be considered “at will” employees and the Program can end at any time during each three/six month period at the station’s sole discretion.

CORE COMPETENCIES:
Results-Oriented, Dependable, Detail-Oriented, Courteous

Only those individuals who are highly motivated need apply.

**QUALIFICATIONS: **

Required:
Preferred:
MINIMUM EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

  • Currently seeking a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably in Journalism or Communications.
  • Strong social media and writing skills are preferred.
  • Participation in college radio/TV stations/newspapers, magazines and websites will be taken into account.
  • Previous internship or newsroom experience is very helpful.
  • Excellent communication and computer skills are necessary.

**EEO STATEMENT: **

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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