News Intern
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 12/4/2019

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 13 ON YOUR SIDE News Internship with WZZM-TV in Grand Rapids!

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.

Responsibilities:

  • Help write for our newscasts
  • Assist producers and talent as needed
  • Demonstrate a desire to learn as much as possible about a career in media
  • Assist with other WZZM 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 for Winter of 2020.

The position requires someone who is flexible with hours.

You must have a passion for news and West Michigan Community.

Come join us in the adventure!

Job Requirements

Requirements

  • Degree-seeking student currently enrolled at a college or university; preference for Communications or Journalism majors
  • Passion for storytelling
  • Strong writing and social media skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Shooting and editing skills a plus

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

Are you all about social and new media?  Do you like change?  And does “risk” mean “potential” in your vocabulary?  Be part of a news team that’s changing, growing and serving our community in the process.  WZZM 13, the TEGNA-owned he ABC affiliate serving West Michigan and Greater Grand Rapids, Michigan hires talented and creative journalists, social/digital experts, marketing masterminds, and customer-focused sales executives.  If you are looking for a fast-paced atmosphere to thrive, develop your professional skills and partner with viewers and digital users – WZZM 13 is the place to be.