News Intern

Date Posted: 10/16/2019

Job Description

Have you always wanted to dive into the news world? Want to learn what it takes to produce daily content? Interested in reaching the local community and sharing their stories?

Apply for the paid KENS News 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 write for our weekend shows overnight
  • Assist run the floor during newscasts
  • Greet guests and help get the set ready on weekend mornings
  • Assist producers and talent as needed
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn as much as possible about a career in media
  • Assist with other KENS departments, when needed
  • Help with other newsroom responsibilities after the newscast has ended

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 through the beginning of 2020.

The position requires someone who can be on time and arive at 3am on Saturdays and Sundays.

You must have a passion for news and the San Antonio community.

Come join us in the adventure!


Job Requirements


  • Intern must be able to help with the guests' arrival and departure. Some guests may need help with bringing in props and setting up in studio. Show producers will also assign stories and teases to be written in their show.​
  • ​​Must be able to work an overnight shift on weekends.


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.