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Spring 2018: WAVY-TV / FOX43 - Various Internships

Dec 7, 2017

Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships, Public Relations internships

Are you a rising college Junior or Senior with a major in Journalism, Broadcasting, Communications, Film & Television, Public Relations, Sales & Marketing, or other related course of study? Can you see yourself working behind the camera or in front of it? Then don’t miss out on this opportunity! WAVY-TV and FOX43 are looking for driven, hard-working students who want experience in their field. These are NON-PAID INTERNSHIPS, that REQUIRE FOR-CREDIT COURSE REGISTRATION. Apply Today at WAVY.com/about-us!

NEWSROOM INTERNS
SCHEDULE:
Sunday-Saturday; Days and Times Vary
REQUIREMENTS:
Journalism courses completed
DUTIES:
Work assignment desk; Assist producers with writing and prep for newscasts; Work with editors to prep newscasts; Work with Photographers and Reporters in the newsroom & in the field — to include shooting, editing and prep for final on-air stories.

DIGITAL INTERNS
SCHEDULE:
Sunday-Saturday; Days and Times Vary
REQUIREMENTS:
Writing/editing courses completed; Working knowledge of WordPress, CMS, social media platforms; Videography course/working knowledge of AVID, Adobe Premiere preferred; Passion for telling local stories

DUTIES:Write for the web –see your byline on WAVY.com and hrScene.com; Produce & post multimedia stories about Hampton Roads; Create Facebook posts/Tweets promoting coverage; Assist in operating a dynamic website with regular updates as well as constantly emerging

PROMOTIONS INTERNS
SCHEDULE:
Monday-Friday; Days and Times Vary
Some Saturdays/Sundays for events as needed
REQUIREMENTS:
Writing/editing courses completed; Working knowledge of AVID, Final Cut, Adobe Premiere preferred; Videography course/working knowledge SONY HD
CAM, CANON preferred; Deadline-oriented a must; Working knowledge of Social media platforms.
DUTIES:
Write, shoot, edit promotional commercials; Create Facebook posts/tweets for events and network shows; Work on station initiatives/events; Oversee on-site
station sponsored events.

HAMPTON ROADS SHOW INTERNS
SCHEDULE:
Monday—Friday; Days and Times Vary
REQUIREMENTS:
Ability to multi-task; good communication skills
DUTIES:
Work alongside producers to plan and prep daily lifestyle and entertainment show; Floor direct during the show, includes greeting and mic-ing guests, prop set up and take down, warming up audience; Work to shut down set after each show, includes moving cameras, kitchen cleanup, posting to web and social media.

PRODUCTION INTERNS
SCHEDULE:
Mon-Fri: 3-7p & 9p-12a
Sat-Sun: 4p-7p & 9p-12a
REQUIREMENTS:
TV Production courses completed
DUTIES:
Operate robotic studio cameras; TelePrompter operations; Studio setup/cleanup for newscasts; Training on Ross Overdrive automation systems.

SALES INTERNS
SCHEDULE:
Monday-Friday, flexible 4 hours/day, 3 times/week
REQUIREMENTS:
Sales or Marketing-related curriculum
DUTIES:
Assist team in creation of sales one-sheets; Assist in planning of special sales projects; Perform ratings research, includes Nielson Ratings Service research;
Assist staff in prep for sales calls.

SPORTS INTERNS
SCHEDULE:
Sunday-Saturday; Days and Times Vary
REQUIREMENTS:
TV Production courses completed and working knowledge of
AVID, Final Cut, ADOBE Creative Suites is preferred
DUTIES:
Write, shoot, edit for sports reports in newscasts. Interns will learn the day-to-day operations of a sports department.