Internship: News Assignment Desk

Internships for WEWS
Cleveland-Akron, Ohio

posted on March 17, 2017

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Area of Interest Journalism Division Television Description Broadcast News provides students real-world experience and a unique insight into newsroom operations. This includes learning alongside newsroom management, reporters, photographers, producers and assignment desk editors. Job Requirements All candidates must be willing to work 25 hours per week 9A-5PM All candidates must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship All candidates must be able to have a consistent, reliable work schedule through the session Make beat calls, answer phones Communicate with crews in the field Follow-up on story ideas Performs other duties as necessary Education & Experience/Certifications Enrolled at an accredited college or university Registered as a Sophomore or above and in good stranding Receive college/university course credit for participating in this program. The amount of course credit to be earned is determined and must be verified by the college/university, prior to starting assignment. Skills & Abilities Computer/typing skills Ability to communicate clearly and concisely both in person and on the phone Completed at least one broadcast journalism writing course Computer-based research abilities Dress professionally Please apply online at if you are qualified and interested in joining a winning news team! The E.W. Scripps Company (NYSE: SSP) serves audiences and businesses through a growing portfolio of television, radio and digital media brands. Scripps is one of the nation's largest independent TV station owners, with 33 television stations in 24 markets and a reach of nearly one in five U.S. households. It also owns 34 radio stations in eight markets. Scripps also runs an expanding collection of local and national digital journalism and information businesses, including podcast industry leader Midroll Media and over-the-top video news service Newsy. Scripps also produces television shows including "THE LIST" and "The Now," runs an award-winning investigative reporting newsroom in Washington, D.C., and serves as the long-time steward of the nation's largest, most successful and longest-running educational program, the Scripps National Spelling Bee. Founded in 1878, Scripps has held for decades to the motto, "Give light and the people will find their own way." As an equal employment opportunity employer, The E.W. Scripps Company and its affiliates do not discriminate in its employment decisions on the basis on race, sex, sexual orientation, gender, color, religion, age, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, citizenship or national origin, and military membership or veteran status, or on any other basis which would be in violation of any applicable federal, state or local law. Furthermore, the company will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship for the company.

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expires on 05/13/2017