Intern, Evening
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 9/12/2019

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, copy-writing, digital publishing, and more.  

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. ​

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

​​​Responsibilities

  • ​​Copy-writing 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

Requirements / Skills 

  • 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 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.

 

Job Snapshot

About Us

We invite you to join KING 5, The Home Team - the number one station in the Northwest and the number one NBC affiliate in the country.  KING 5 first broadcast more than 60 years ago and includes the independent station KONG TV.  We are a fast-growing multi-media company, producing over 14 hours of local news and programming every day.  Local programming includes Emmy wining shows “Evening” and “New Day Northwest.”  

KING 5’s progressive and innovative heritage began with Dorothy Bullitt, a local trailblazer who took risks.  Her values inspire us today – we believe in quality journalism and close community ties that make a real difference for our viewers.

When you join KING 5 and its properties, you join a team passionate about these strong values:  Community, Integrity, Innovation, and Commitment. 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 for the digital age.