New Day Northwest Intern

Date Posted: 8/29/2019

Job Description

​KING 5 Local Programming is looking for a creative, focused, hyper-responsible intern to join our New Day Northwest production team.  Interns at New Day Northwest play an integral part of the production crew during the live-to-tape broadcast and contribute to digital content production every day.  It's an immersive role where you'll learn about the TV industry, studio production, segment producing, copy-writing, digital publishing, and more.

Required Hours:  7:30 AM – 12 PM Monday – Thursday.  


  • Copywriting – You'll write short form web articles for each segment every day, and long form web articles for segments 1-2 times a week
  • Production – Guest greeting and orientation, segment preparation, production assistance
  • Digital Publishing – Clipping and publishing segment video daily  


Job Requirements

Requirements / Skills 

  • Must meet Internship eligibility requirements as defined here:
  • Good communication skills.  You don't have to be an extrovert, but you can't be afraid to speak up, raise the red flag, or give direction clearly and succinctly to guests
  • Demonstrated writing skills.   You'll have to translate segment 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
  • Basic mobile photography skills.  You'll need to take on-set photos to supplement segment content on web and social
  • Must be a detail oriented, motivated self-starter

About New Day Northwest: Hosted by Margaret Larson, New Day Northwest is Western Washington's only morning talk show.  From the Northwest's trending topics to the hottest products, Western Washington turns to New Day Northwest for a daily dose of what makes living here so unique. It's a lifestyle show that's always fresh, local and unpredictable. It's where celebrities, top chefs, entertainers, authors, local doctors and lifestyle experts come to share their passion through in-depth conversation and demonstration. ​



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 

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.