Street Squad Blitz Intern

Date Posted: 11/21/2019

Job Description

WLTX is looking to hire an intern with strong knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape and sports coverage. The intern who fills this position will serve a pivotal role in our working newsroom. They will not be watching news happen, but will be trained, coached and mentored on how to become a news leader in innovation and storytelling. They will spend Friday nights as a part of our 'Blitz team'. WLTX's 'Friday Night Blitz' highlights high school football games throughout the Midlands. Members of the Blitz team will drive all throughout the Midlands' 11 counties showcasing the talents of young athletes and the atmosphere in high school sports stadiums. Their content will be used on all WLTX news platforms. The intern will leave this position with experience creating innovative, interactive and relevant local sports content for all platforms, while building their own personal portfolio. 


Job Requirements


  • Compile social media information
  • Write and create multiple memorable sports stories as a multi-skilled journalist
  • Shoot, log and edit high-action video to create compelling, much-watch segments
  • Create content that can live on all platforms (web, social, broadcast)​

**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 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 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

At WLTX, we’re looking for people who put a premium on personal integrity, teamwork, innovation, accountability, problem solving, a strong work ethic and winning.  We provide an atmosphere to grow professionally. We offer medical, dental and vision benefits for you, your spouse or partner, and your dependents as well as life insurance, supplemental life, spousal life,  and accident insurance.  In addition, the Company provides generous vacation time, sick pay, short-term disability (STD), long-term disability (LTD), a 401(k) Savings Plan and more.