ViacomCBS Internship - Community Affairs - Winter, 2020 in Southfield, Michigan
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations
JOB TYPE: Paid Intern
JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time
JOB LOCATION: Southfield, MI
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.).
Our internship provides student interns the opportunity to gain experience in Community Affairs/Local Programming, and other departments where there is an interest. Activities Interns may be involved in include the following:
Production Assistant for our weekly Community Affairs programs
Write & research scripts/questions for Street Beat as needed
Write social media for Community Affairs
Research and write community events for web sites
Write website community content and/or blogs
Video Editing: B-roll for community shows, Web Exclusives
Write, Edit, and Produce local PSA’s and assist with PSA production (as needed)
Research potential topics for future programs or PSA’s
Run Studio Camera or Prompter for Production (as needed)
Assist during station-sponsored Community Events (as needed)
Assist Programming, Creative Services, Commercial Production departments (as needed)
Occasional clerical responsibilities (typing, filing, phones) may be required.
Editing (topicals and commercials), station IDs and other on-air/web materials
Assisting in Creative Services and Sales shoots (production assistant, pre-production, talent releases, etc. as well as casting call assistance)
Outside station events staffing/booth set-up (especially for spring/summer interns)
Organizing and maintenance of the prize closet
Some weekend work may be scheduled, particularly during Spring/Summer.
Knowledge of Adobe Premiere is a plus but not required.
Other duties as they arise
Able to meet the minimum time commitment for the internship program (20 hours/week for a minimum of 10 - 13 weeks)
Good computer skills, excellent written skills, and verbal communication abilities.
MS office suite proficiency.
Students generally work from 9am-5pm three days a week, either a Monday-Wednesday-Thursday shift or a Tuesday-Thursday-Friday shift. Interns must be available on Thursdays for studio production. Interns interested in production/editing must also be available on Fridays.
A cover letter must be submitted with the resume to be considered for internships. Please include a local address. Students must be pursuing a communications-related degree.
Highly proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, World Wide Web, and other related internet applications.
- Note: Applications will only be accepted from college students currently enrolled at a college or university.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled