Fall Sports Intern
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 10/6/2019

Job Description

KHOU 11, a TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Houston, is now accepting applications for paid internship in our News department. 

If you are a junior or senior in college and would like an internship with KHOU, 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 with our interns, and teach them all there is to know about the fascinating world of television.

This internship will focus on learning how to conduct interviews, and how to shoot, write, and edit sports stories.  You will have the opportunity to assist our news reporters in the field at sporting events and in the news studio.

 

 

Job Requirements

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. 

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. With 49 television stations and two radio stations in 41 markets, TEGNA delivers relevant content and information to consumers across platforms. It is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching approximately one-third of all television households nationwide. Each month, TEGNA reaches 50 million adults on-air and approximately 30 million across its digital platforms. TEGNA has been consistently honored with the industry’s top awards, including Edward R. Murrow, George Polk, Alfred I. DuPont and Emmy Awards. TEGNA also delivers innovative and unparalleled solutions for advertisers through TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS). TMS is a one-stop shop that helps businesses thrive through an unmatched suite of services and solutions that reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. 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 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.

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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.