Producer Academy Intern
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 6/19/2019

Job Description

Do you consume news 24/7? Are you a great writer with excellent time management skills, the ability to take charge, and a passion for getting to the heart of an issue? Join the WBIR Producer Academy!

WBIR is the NBC affiliate in Knoxville and the #1 station on all platforms and will offer hands-on experience to qualified applicants. It is one of 49 TV stations owned and operated by TEGNA, a large, public media company with stations in some of the country's top markets. 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. ​

Producers are in high demand across the country, and WBIR Producer Academy participants will gain valuable real-world experience and have the chance to build a network that will be invaluable throughout their careers. Come join us in the adventure!

  • Produce engaging content for all platforms, including television, website, apps, and social media
  • Learn how to select the right content for newscasts and/or digital platforms and how to present that content in an interesting and engaging way
  • Hone your writing skills for all platforms
  • Learn how to build and manage a show from editorial meeting to the booth
  • Use social media and other tools to understand the audience's needs
  • Assist as needed in the newsroom
  • Be ready to land that first full-time job after graduation and start an exciting career!

For more information, click here: http://www.wbir.com/about/internships

Job Requirements

​Enrolled in college pursuing a degree in communication, broadcasting, and/or journalism with the goal of becoming a television news or digital producer.​

 

**NOTE: TEGNA does not guarantee full-time, permanent employment upon completion of the internship program.**

 

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.

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About Us

TEGNA, Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We will consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, education, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information.