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Robert Vega, Director FAC 18 / 2304 Whitis Ave. Stop G6200 78712-1508 • 512-471-7900

YNN Austin / Time Warner

Fri, May 10, 2013

Summer Internship - YNN Austin

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YNN Austin / Time Warner
Summer Internship - YNN Austin
Job ID:    6879
Deadline: 5/10/2013

We offer opportunities to students who are motivated and eager to learn about broadcast journalism and gain valuable experience in a newsroom environment. The following departments are looking for interns who will help plan, execute and coordinate various aspects of news media.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES
Video journalism (reporting) - Students will shadow video journalists and learn the basics of reporting, producing, editing, and shooting stories for television broadcast. Prefer students that can work weekends.

Photojournalism – Shadow photojournalists in the field, work with electronic newsgathering, lighting and audio and perform non-linear digital editing.

Sports - Shadow sports reporting staff, write sports, monitor and log sports videos and work on videotape editing.

Graphics - Work closely with television graphic designers. Prefer students that can work Monday - Friday.

Online Content/Web - A unique opportunity to practice your AP-style and work on your own writing style. We are not exactly print, nor magazine, nor TV news style...we're a combination of all three.

Production - Work closely with master control operators and technical directors with video and audio transmission and quality control of on-air content.

Weather - Work closely with meteorologists reporting local weather.

Marketing - Work closely with Promotions Manager to effectively market News 8. Will coordinate and attend promotional events. Prefer students that can work core business hours, Monday - Friday.
QUALIFICATIONS

Candidates for internships MUST:

• Receive academic credits for the internship assignment.
• Have strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication skills, leadership and organizational abilities.
• Maintain a professional appearance, be enthusiastic, and have a demonstrated interest in journalism and news.
• Be able to commit to interning approximately 16 hours per week.
• Coursework and previous internship experience in communications, journalism or related field is preferred.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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