Summer Intern (News Content)
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 5/19/2019

Job Description

KHOU-TV is in search of talented college students looking for enriching paid internship opportunities. Come join KHOU-TV, the CBS affiliate in the Houston market and a division of TEGNA Inc., a Fortune 500 global digital media company, for our 2019 paid Summer 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 KHOU-TV 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. 

Job Requirements

  • Must be currently pursuing Bachelor's degree within a related field with a GPA of at least 3.0
  • Being well organized, detail oriented, adaptable and flexible are all key traits for this position
  • The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication skills

**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

KHOU 11 has been one of the top-rated CBS affiliates in Texas for over two decades. For more than 60 years, KHOU 11 has been a leader in local news, information and community involvement. We serve our viewers, in the tenth-largest television market, through several daily broadcasts, as well as 24-hour news coverage via KHOU.com, social media, and mobile platforms.  KHOU 11 continues to grow and connect with new audiences in our community by covering news stories and participating in community events that support our “KHOU Stands for Houston” brand.