KENS News/Lifestyle Internship

Date Posted: 8/25/2019

Job Description

Have you always wanted to dive into the news and entertainment worlds? Want to learn what it takes to produce daily content? Interested in reaching the local community and spotlighting the best SA has to offer?

Apply for the paid KENS News/Lifestyle Internship with KENS-TV in San Antonio!

At TEGNA, we’re committed to developing the next generation of media industry leaders. Our paid internship program gives students an opportunity to explore career paths across TEGNA. Participants will gain valuable real-world experience alongside some of the best producers and on-air talent in the city while getting the chance to build a network that will be invaluable throughout their careers.


  • Help produce ideas for on-air and social media platforms.
  • Help run the floor during newscasts and the morning entertainment show.
  • Use social media and other tools to grow our audience.
  • Greet guests and help get the set ready daily.
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn as much as possible about a career in media. (This includes hands-on experience in and out of the studio.)
  • Assist producers and talent as needed.
  • Assist with other KENS departments when needed.

The right candidate will be an early riser and must be a team player, punctual, as well as enthusiastic about learning and being part of a creative team.

This is position is 3-6 months in length and starts at 4:30 AM, Monday-Friday.

Come join us in the adventure!

Job Requirements


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:


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

KENS 5 is the CBS affiliate in San Antonio, TX.  KENS 5 has served the greater San Antonio area by delivering important news, information and entertainment programming.  KENS 5 broadcasts several newscasts throughout the day as well as provides 24-hour news coverage via, through social media, and mobile platforms.  In addition, KENS 5 continues to grow and connect with new audiences in our community via community sponsorships.