Technology Intern - Fall

Date Posted: 8/1/2019

Job Description

WUSA-TV, the TEGNA owned CBS affiliate in Washington, DC seeks a talented individual for our 2019 Fall Technology Intern Program

Responsibilities of the Technology Intern include:

  • Assists Technology team with specific tasks as directed to ensure availability and operation of the computer network, servers, work stations, mobile devices and associated equipment;
  • Works with IT team on troubleshooting, updating, maintaining and repairing desktop and laptop computers;
  • Under the direction of the IT staff, observes, participates, and assists with installation, configuration and integration of computer systems including broadcast equipment;
  • Helps staff in triaging and assisting end-users with desktop and mobile device issues.

Job Requirements

Qualified candidates will meet the following requirements:

  • College student pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Computer-Science, Broadcast, Engineering or related discipline with a GPA of ‘at least 3.0;
  • Strong basic computer skills and knowledge of desktop PC based systems and mobile devices;
  • Must possess excellent communication and organization skills; professional demeanor;
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with dynamically changing priorities;
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Experience working independently and relying upon judgement in carrying out responsibilities;
  • Technical ability to work in a multi-platform environment;
  • Some familiarity with standard office, editing or television production systems and environments.

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.



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


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

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.