Posted: Mon 11:22 AM, Oct 17, 2016
13abc Action News (WTVG) – This is Home
13abc (WTVG-TV) is the ABC television affiliate in Toledo, Ohio. Our team produces top-rated newscasts across all time periods, seven days a week.
13abc offers internships to college students ages 18 and older. This program was established to help students learn the ins and outs of television news in a hands-on environment. Acceptance to our program requires a student be attending an accredited college or university in a program for which he or she will receive credit for participating in 13abc's internship program. Our program is aimed at preparing students for a career in broadcast journalism. This means students should be at least a junior or senior. Special arrangements can be made for students who are freshman or sophomores, if he or she is qualified for the internship. Internships will last through the assigned college semester or quarter until the minimum required number of hours is reached. Internship opportunities are unpaid. 13abc interns are required to pass a drug test and agree to random drug testing during participation in the program. Internships will be awarded based on candidate interviews, availability and GPA. It is the policy of the company to prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability or other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal law. 13abc Action News offers internships in the following areas:
Special consideration may be made for students interested in sales, marketing, social media, promotions and other fields upon discussion with the assistant news director.
*All interns will be required to work in the newsroom and assist with daily assignment manager duties, such as managing news releases and inputting data
All applications must be in at least one month prior to the start of the semester during which a student is applying for an internship.