News Intern (Summer 2019)
at Sinclair Broadcast Group

Date Posted: 4/20/2019

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!

WEYI/WSMH, the NBC and FOX affiliates in Flint, Michigan, are seeking interns for the Summer 2019 semester. Meld your classroom educational experiences with a state-of-the-art broadcast and multimedia facility. WEYI/WSMH invites students to apply for a newsroom internship to support our local news.

Students will learn basic hands-on newsroom experience and work closely with the content/digital desk, our producers, reporters, and photographers/editors. As an intern, you will learn basic operations in the newsroom and the work that goes into producing our newscasts. We are looking for motivated, ambitious students who are seeking to expand their knowledge, improve their skills and kick-start their career. If you are currently a junior or senior in college and are looking for an internship in television for college credit, this is your chance!

INTERNSHIP REQUIREMENTS

You must be:

  • A college student who boasts a strong academic record
  • Must be able to receive college credit
  • A candidate with a terrific attitude who can work well with a team, as well as independently
  • A creative self-starter who can work well under constant deadline
  • Willing to work mornings, nights and/ or weekends
  • Varying Hours: We will do our best to work with your schedule

This is a non-paid internship position. The duration of an internship is generally one full semester per student. However, the specific length of the internship, the minimum hours required to work to receive credits, eligibility, and college credits awarded for successful completion of the program must be verified with the student’s faculty adviser.

No phone calls, please.

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

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type: Full-Time
  • Location: Flint
  • Job Type: Telecommunications
  • Experience: Not Specified
  • Date Posted: 4/20/2019

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…