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ViacomCBS Alternative Programming Intern - Summer 2020 in Studio City, California

REF#: 36305

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Network

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern

JOB SCHEDULE: Part-Time

JOB LOCATION: Studio City, CA

ABOUT US:

CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.

DESCRIPTION:

The Alternative Programming intern will work closely with the department to:

  • Read pitch decks and review pitch reels in an effort to understand the development process

  • Review rough cuts and story notes for current shows, and provide notes and feedback in an effort to understand the post/production process.

  • Provide analysis on unscripted shows and trends in broadcast, cable and streaming.

  • Assist with office duties such as filing, research, creating binders & documents, generating talent and hosts grids, archiving and maintaining internal databases.

  • Support assistants with phone/desk coverage.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university throughout the duration of the internship.

  • Must be available to work 3 days/week.

  • Passion for the entertainment industry, specifically unscripted television.

  • Eager to learn, self-starter, "no task too small" attitude.

  • Organizational skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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