KSL is pleased to announce the availability of an internship in the News Department. We are looking for students who are interested in a NON-PAID learning opportunity, where they can extend their television broadcasting education beyond the classroom.
PURPOSE: This KSL News internship is designed to provide students with a strong interest in broadcast journalism an opportunity to gain an insight into the operation of professional TV news production.
• Needs to be registered at a university, college, community college or vocational-technical institute on a full-time basis. Priority will be given to students of junior/senior status, or in the last year of a community college or vocational-technical program. • Prefer someone working toward a career in broadcast journalism. Applicant needs to be in good academic standing and possess knowledge of current events. • Needs to be organized, able to meet deadlines and be a self-starter. Proven ability to be precise and accurate. • Good writing, production and conversational skills to transmit information clearly and efficiently. • The internship will cover a quarter/semester period of approximately sixteen (16) hours per week, with a schedule to be arranged by the intern, the intern coordinator and the intern's academic advisor. • Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures. • Work effectively in a team environment. • Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management, and clients. • Proven ability to handle stress. • Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeanor. • Final discretion as to assignments while participating in the internship program will remain with KSL. • Persons participating in the KSL-TV News internship need to understand that no guarantees are given for future employment. KSL may terminate internship at any time. • Final selection of a KSL intern from among those expressing interest rests with KSL. • Must sign and abide by the Internship Agreement. University or college must also sign and abide by the agreement.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: • Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers. • Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively. • Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination. • Lift, move, and carry up to 20 pounds on occasion.
THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT: • A completed internship application form. • Please specify the semester you are intersted in interning. • A current academic transcript. • A letter from the applicant's university or college verifying arrangement of credit for the internship.