Intern (GDH)
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/2/2017

Job Description

KHOU 11, a TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Houston, is now accepting applications for paid Fall internship in our Great Day Houston (GDH) department. 

If you are a junior or senior in college and would like an internship with Houston's #1 watched local morning program team, this is your chance!  KHOU is committed to hiring interns from colleges and accredited universities and providing hands-on experience that will be helpful in pursuing a career in the media industry in the future.

Internships offer you an opportunity to see if you are interested in pursuing a career in broadcast journalism, in multiple capacities.  Our interns receive the benefit of being assigned a mentor, who will provide a platform to develop passion, skills and experience.  Our mentors will provide a learning partnership withour interns, and teach them all there is to know about the fascinating world of television.

This internship will focus on assisting the team with pre-production planning, setting up props, running prompter during the live show, greeting guest and audience members, assisting producers on the floor during the live show, making phone calls, updating our webbsite, and other duties that will provide a  basic understanding of producing a live daily entertainment show.

Applicants must submit the following items for review and consideration:

  • Current resume
  • A two-page essay explaining why you would like to be selected for an internship
  • Three (3) academic and/or professional reference letters

No phone calls please.  Due to the volume of resumes received, we are unable to provide updates on the status of individual applications.

We are a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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 About TEGNA:

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA), formerly Gannett Co., Inc., is comprised of a dynamic portfolio of media and digital businesses that provide content that matters and brands that deliver. TEGNA reaches more than 90 million Americans and delivers highly relevant, useful and smart content, when and how people need it, to make the best decisions possible. TEGNA Media includes 46 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and is the largest independent station group of major network affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. TEGNA Digital is comprised of Cars.com, the leading online destination for automotive consumers, CareerBuilder, a global leader in human capital solutions, and other powerful brands such as G/O Digital and Sightline Media Group. For more information, visit www.TEGNA.com.

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.

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About Us

KHOU 11 has been one of the top-rated CBS affiliates in Texas for over two decades. For more than 60 years, KHOU 11 has been a leader in local news, information and community involvement. We serve our viewers, in the tenth-largest television market, through several daily broadcasts, as well as 24-hour news coverage via KHOU.com, social media, and mobile platforms.  KHOU 11 continues to grow and connect with new audiences in our community by covering news stories and participating in community events that support our “KHOU Stands for Houston” brand.

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