Evening Intern, Spring

Date Posted: 1/9/2020

Job Description

KING 5 Local Programming is looking for a creative, focused, hyper-responsible intern to join our Evening production team. Interns at Evening play an integral part in our editorial process and contribute to multi-platform content production every day.  It's an immersive role where you'll learn about the TV industry, video production, story producing, copywriting, digital publishing, and more.  

Required Hours:  Flexible, 20 hours/week, Monday – Friday. 


  • Copywriting and publishing for TV, social and digital platforms
  • Production – video ingesting, video editing, graphics for social videos
  • Digital Publishing – Clipping and publishing segment video daily
  • Organization + communication – Updating show calendars and rundowns daily ​

Job Requirements


  • Must meet Internship eligibility requirements as defined here:  https://www.king5.com/internships
  • Good communication skills.  You don't have to be an extrovert, but you can't be afraid to speak up or raise the red flag
  • Demonstrated writing skills. You'll have to translate story content into compelling headlines, abstracts, and web copy every day.  Must understand rules of grammar and how to organize story content
  • Flexibility.  You'll have to be ready to go with the flow or pivot on a dime
  • Ability to problem-solve, analyze potential solutions, and use sound judgment to make decisions
  • Strong project coordination, organizational, and time-management skills
  • Must be able to perform in high-stress, deadline driven environment
  • Must be a detail oriented, motivated self-starter

About Evening: For more than 34 years, Evening has been celebrating the Pacific Northwest. The unofficial motto of the show is: "We go, see, and do – so you can, too!" Airing weeknights at 7:30 on KING 5, Evening is shot entirely in the field every day in Western Washington. From the hottest new restaurants and nightlife venues to the best hiking trails and family-friendly experiences, there's a reason for everyone in the PNW to watch Evening. ​


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is a media company innovating in the digital age. Our purpose is to serve the greater good of our communities - through empowering stories, impactful investigations and innovative marketing services.

As one of the most geographically diverse broadcasters in the U.S., TEGNA is a best-in-class operator with 62 television stations (including those serviced by TEGNA) and four radio stations in 51 markets from coast to coast. We are the largest owner of Big Four affiliates in the top 25 markets and reach 41.7 million television households, or 39 percent of all TV households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults across our digital platforms. Across Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, TEGNA stations have over 31 million social followers.

TEGNA produces trusted, impactful and innovative content across platforms. We tell stories that matter, are an advocate for those in need and help bring positive change to our communities. Our award-winning journalists have been recognized with numerous national honors including Edward R. Murrow, Alfred I. duPont, George Foster Peabody, George Polk, Walter Cronkite and Emmy awards.

TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks, Justice Network and Quest, which offer unique ad-supported programming. Justice Network is focused on the popular true-crime, mystery and investigation genre, while Quest features factual-entertainment programs such as science, history, and adventure-reality series.

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In everything we do, we are driven by our strongly held values and our stated purpose to serve the greater good of our communities.

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


Job Snapshot

About Us

We invite you to join KING 5 - one of the most iconic media organizations in the country. KING 5's first broadcast happened more than 70 years ago! Today we are a fast-growing multi-media company, producing more than 12 hours of local news and programming each day across two television stations, KING 5 and KONG, as well as content for king5.com and the mobile app. At KING 5, we are fierce defenders of fact, curious, and always aiming to provide context. We are real people telling real stories. We do things differently and push to break new ground daily. We care about our community because we live here too. Most importantly, WE STAND FOR TRUTH.
KING 5's progressive and innovative reputation began with Dorothy Bullitt, a local trailblazer who took risks. Her values inspire us today - quality journalism and close community ties that make a real difference for our audiences.
When you join KING 5 Media Group, you join a team passionate about these strong values: we are Truth Seekers, we are Real, we are Unique, we are Trailblazers, and we are Here in our community. We look for people with creative and entrepreneurial skills who also share our core beliefs. We embrace new ideas and new technologies and are passionate about re-inventing news across platforms.