Summer Intern - Sales
at TEGNA

Date Posted: 4/18/2019

Job Description

WUSA9 is in search of talented college students looking for an enriching paid internship opportunity. Come join WUSA9, the CBS affiliate in the Washington DC market and a division of TEGNA, Inc. a digital media company, for our 2018 Summer Intern Program.

As part of the WUSA9 team, you will develop, integrate and apply various learning’s in support of our Sales Department. This program offers mentoring from those at the top of their game, networking and real world experience in a fun, entrepreneurial like atmosphere. As part of our team, you will work on meaningful and impactful projects as well as connect with other interns and engage in professional development activities supplemental to the job. Come join us!

Sales InternshipInterns in this area will learn the inner workings of our Sales Department. Areas of emphasis may be any of the following: Research, Sales Systems, Presentation Preparation, New Business Development, Negotiation and Schedule Maintenance. Interns will learn from the appropriate person in each of these areas. In addition, interns will assist the staff with miscellaneous tasks as needed. Candidates for this internship should be interested in a career other than Journalism.

They must be self-motivated, enthusiastic, flexible and eager to learn. A communications major with an emphasis in broadcasting, or a business major with an emphasis in marketing is preferred.

Computer skills are essential (Word, Excel, Power Point, etc.). Strong writing skills are also helpful.

Job 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. 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 37 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.