Newsroom Intern
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 12/15/2019

Job Description

WUSA9 is in search of talented college students looking for enriching paid internship opportunities. Come join WUSA9, the CBS affiliate in the Washington DC market and a division of TEGNA Inc., a Fortune 500 global digital media company, for our 2020 Spring Intern Program.

Newsroom/Assignment Desk Internship: Interns will assist assignment desk editors, reporters and producers with story research and set-up. Newsroom interns will have the opportunity to go into the field with reporters and producers and assist them on stories. Interns will also be given the opportunity to conduct interviews for stories and write for the WUSA9 website. They will also be responsible for logging raw video from the field and assisting with our tape library. Applicants should be well versed in local, national and world events. They should also be self-starters with strong computer and writing skills.  Being able to work a variety of schedules is a plus. 

Job Requirements

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be pursuing Bachelor's degree with a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Must be well organized, detail oriented, adaptable and flexible
  • Must possess excellent communication skills

To be considered a candidate for an opening at WUSA9 – you must complete the online application.  Paper resumes or any electronic information received that does not come through the online application process will not be considered part of the applicant pool. No phone calls please.

About TEGNA

TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 62 television stations and four radio stations in 51 markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 affiliates in the top 25 markets, reaching over 38 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks Justice Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, email, social and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. 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.  WUSA, the TEGNA-owned CBS affiliate in Washington, DC 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 – WUSA is the place to be.