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News Intern

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Southfield, MI, US, 48033

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Southfield
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CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, CBSN, CBSN Local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, CBSN, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations also produces the award-winning 60 MINUTES+ for Paramount+. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBSN, CBS News Radio and podcasts, CBS Mobile, Paramount + and other digital platforms. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast network.  

CBS 62 (WWJ-TV) and CW50 (WKBD-TV), the CBS News and Stations owned & operated in the #15 television market Detroit, is seeking College Students who are looking for Summer Internships in a Television Station Newsroom.  

Our internship will provide student interns the opportunity to gain valuable and unique experience as we begin the launch of our CBS Detroit News this coming Fall, 2022. Student interns will be on the ground floor as we build our staff of News Professionals and will be an important part of our launch and growth in the Detroit Market.  Internship activities include the following:

  • Work with News Management and Assignment Desk Editors on developing news stories
  • Production Assistant for News, Community Affairs, and Web
  • Write social media for News, Community Affairs, and Web
  • Research News stories for CBS News Detroit and CW50 News shows, and web
  • Will have the potential to work with our Multi-Skilled Journalists in the field covering news stories
  • Write & research scripts/questions for “Community Connect” and “Michigan Matters” as needed
  • Research and write community events for websites
  • Write website community content and/or blogs
  • Video Editing: B-roll for community shows, News, Web Exclusives
  • Research potential topics for future programs or PSAs
  • Run Studio Camera or Prompter for Production (as needed)
  • Assist during station-sponsored Community Events (as needed)
  • Occasional clerical responsibilities may be required
  • Learn basic SEO techniques and best practices

Skills and Ability Requirements:

  • Must have excellent writing skills (and copy-editing skills) along with good verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Avid and/or Adobe Premiere is a plus
  • MS Office proficiency is required
  • Eye for good local and viral content
  • Experience with WordPress and Adobe Photoshop preferred
  • Experience shooting and editing photos/videos a plus
  • Must be able to meet the minimum time commitment for the internship program (20 hours/wk for a minimum of 10 – 13 weeks)

Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 

 

At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 

 

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access. https://www.paramount.com/careers as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling 212.846.5500 or by sending an email to viacomaccommodations@viacom.com. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. 

 

Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.


Nearest Major Market: Detroit