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Internship

KMBC Intern

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Hearst

23d ago

🚀 Off-cycle Internship

Kansas City

AI generated summary

  • You must provide a cover letter for a paid internship at KMBC 9 / KCWE 29. Include session, department preference, start/end dates, and availability details.
  • You will gain hands-on experience in newsroom, production, digital, weather, marketing, and sales departments at Hearst. Work with professionals to learn skills in production, reporting, editing, and promoting content for television and online platforms.

Off-cycle Internship

Media & JournalismKansas City

Description

  • The KMBC 9 / KCWE 29 Internship Program is a paid, rigorous and highly competitive hands-on experience that provides individuals the opportunity to learn about the operations of a broadcast television station. You will develop news writing, producing, reporting, and digital media skills while learning from award-winning staff at KMBC 9. Additional opportunities are available in the behind-the-scenes areas of production/studio operations, weather and marketing/promotions. Your internship will prepare you for work in a real newsroom, giving you opportunities in nearly every aspect of news production.

Requirements

  • KMBC 9 / KCWE 29 offers paid internships in the departments below. In order to apply for an internship, please provide a cover letter with your application. The cover letter should include:
  • Session i.e. Spring, Summer, or Fall (if applicable)
  • Department preference
  • Available start and end dates
  • Days and hours available to intern

Education requirements

Currently Studying

Area of Responsibilities

Media & Journalism

Responsibilities

  • Newsroom:
  • Interns will work alongside reporters, producers, and news managers to learn skills in nearly all aspects of television news production. Examples include on-scene reporting, producing, video editing, research, and working at the assignment desk.
  • Production/Studio Operations:
  • Interns will learn the technical aspects of live news broadcasts. Behind-the-scenes training will include learning robotic cameras, floor directing, lighting and show set-ups. Interns are required to be comfortable with height, able to lift light equipment, and work non-traditional hours.
  • Digital:
  • Interns will learn how newsrooms publish content to digital platforms, analyze real-time online metrics and more. Interns will get the opportunity to research, write, and publish stories for KMBC.com.
  • Weather:
  • Interns must have working knowledge of a meteorology curriculum or closely related program of study. You will work with our team of meteorologists to learn the skills necessary in creating and delivering forecast information for a television and online audience.
  • Marketing/Promotions:
  • Interns will gain a general understanding of how a television Creative Services department runs. They will learn the fundamentals of writing and producing effective news topical promotion, gain production experience on promotional and commercial shoots, and gain an understanding of our commitment to the community through PSA production.
  • Sales Marketing and Research:
  • Interns will develop a working knowledge of the business side of advertising. This includes how the sales department can help come up with creative concepts for advertisers/sponsors and an understanding of audience television viewing information and its applications.

Details

Work type

Full time

Work mode

office

Location

Kansas City