Internship News Assignment Desk-Good Morning Cleveland

Internships for WEWS
Cleveland-Akron, Ohio

posted on March 17, 2017

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Area of Interest Journalism Division Television Description WEWS Internship -- Good Morning Cleveland (GMC) WEWS-TV, the Scripps owned ABC affiliate in Cleveland, OH, is in search of talented college students looking for an experience-enriching paid summer internship for its Good Morning Cleveland (GMC) newscast. GMC is a fast paced newscast on WEWS NewsChannel 5. The GMC intern will be able to learn every aspect of a live two and half hour newscast, more specifically what it takes to get a morning show on the air. Duties may include but are not limited to: writing scripts, editing stories, shadowing reporters, going out with photographers, learning the assignment desk, researching stories and learning how to get important information that's needed for scripts, working with digital team to post new stories. Good Morning Cleveland Interns begin their work day at 3:00am! This ten to twelve-week program offers mentoring from those at the top of their game, networking and real world experience in a fun, fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. We are looking for motivated, ambitious students who are seeking to expand their knowledge, improve their skills and kick-start their career. Push the envelope of career possibilities and gain an edge in the broadcast industry. Combine your classroom educational experiences with those of a state-of-the-art broadcast and multimedia facility. Come join us! Job Requirements All candidates must be willing to work 25 hours/week, 3AM-11AM 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 throughout the session 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 Effective communicator; able to get along with diverse personalities Able to multi-task and excel under intense deadline pressure in a rapidly changing environment Completed at least one broadcast journalism writing course Computer-based research abilities Strong writing skills Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint 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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