News Intern (Spring 2019)
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 11/3/2018

Job Description

Make your mark in Broadcasting and Digital Media. Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! Our success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!  We are advancing the world of Broadcasting and we want YOU to join our winning team!

KATV, LLC, in Little Rock, AR, has several openings for internships in our News Department for the 2019 Spring Semester. We are looking for motivated, ambitious students who are seeking to expand their knowledge, improve their skills and kick-start their career. Push the envelope of career possibilities and gain an edge in the broadcast industry.

Combine your classroom educational experiences with those of a state-of-the-art broadcast and multimedia facility. The news intern will learn all aspects of our newsroom operations. The intern will interact with the assignment desk, producers, reporters, and photographers, as well as others. This is a hands-on internship with a goal of giving the candidate the tools to work in the newsroom post degree.

You must be eligible to receive college credit to participate in this internship, and be at least 18 years of age. Credit Verification forms will be provided. This is a non-paid internship.

Requirements: 

  • A junior or senior college student attending an accredited institution, preferably a communications major, though other majors may be considered
  • Must be in good academic standing and receive college credit for this internship
  • A candidate with a terrific attitude who can work well with a team, as well as independently
  • A creative self-starter with strong communication skills
  • Available mornings, nights, and/or weekends

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

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About Us

Sinclair Broadcast Group and Sinclair Digital Solutions are dedicated to making Sinclair a communications powerhouse! We are the largest and most diversified television broadcasting company in the country. Sinclair owns and operates, programs or provides services to more television stations than anyone and has affiliations with all major networks. Sinclair Digital group is focused on bringing the most engaging content to web, mobile and over-the-top broadcasting to audiences all over the country! In addition, Sinclair is the leading local news provider in the country, as well as a producer of sports content. Sinclair owns a multicast network, four radio stations and a cable network. Sinclair’s content is delivered via multiple-platforms, including over-the-air, multi-channel video program distributors, and digital platforms. Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. was founded in 1986, went public in 1995 and is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the ticker symbol SBGI.

We believe Sinclair Broadcast Group’s people are our most important asset. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. Sinclair's success is the result of extraordinary employees and an exemplary management team who believe in a vision and are dedicated ensuring a great future for our employees. . We are advancing the world of broadcasting and we need talented, dedicated, ethical professionals to do so. Our teams make the critical difference in how we perform and their skills, talents and determination separate us from our competitors. To be the best, you have to attract the best. This is why we provide opportunity for advancement, a challenging work environment, and a company culture with open communication and teamwork. Whether you are an industry veteran or a just starting out, you can find it at Sinclair!

We also offer excellent compensation and comprehensive benefits, including:

  • Company-sponsored medical/prescription, vision and dental plans
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Company-paid Life and Disability
  • 401(k) with company match
  • Wellness programs
  • Employee stock purchase plan
  • Education reimbursement
  • Vacation, Holiday, and PTO
  • And more…