KSL Broadcast Group
  • 20-Jun-2017 to 28-Jul-2017 (MST)
  • KSL Radio News Internship
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Other
  • Unpaid Internship

Who we are: Bonneville International has been a leader in broadcasting for over 50 years, with a mission to build up, connect, inform and celebrate communities and families across our markets. We currently own and operate 14 radio stations in Seattle, Phoenix, Denver and Salt Lake City, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL TV 5, in Salt Lake. We're proud of our history, and we want talented people to join us as we continue to grow!

Position Summary: KSL is pleased to announce the availability of an unpaid internship in the Radio News Department. We are looking for students who are interested in a NON-PAID learning opportunity where they can extend their broadcasting education beyond the classroom. This internship is designed to provide students with a strong interest in broadcast journalism an opportunity to gain an insight into the operation of professional news production. The internship will cover a quarter/semester period with approximately twenty (20) hours per week. The schedule will be arranged by the intern, the intern coordinator, and the intern's academic advisor. 

During the course of the internship, interns will have the opportunity to take in, write up, and cut up both national and local news network feeds. They will also coordinate live interviews for drive times, answer phone calls coming into the radio newsroom, and write short readers on national and local stories. In addition, interns may have the opportunity to go out on a news story and watch a reporter work in the field, or sit in with hosts, producer, and editors to observe what they do.  

Required Qualifications: 

  • Registered at a university, college, community college or vocational-technical institute on a full-time basis and in good academic standing
  • Prefer candidates working toward degree in broadcast journalism
  • Needs to be organized, able to meet deadlines and be a self-starter with a proven ability to be precise
  • Able to use good writing, production and conversation skills to transmit information clearly and efficiently
  • Proven ability to handle stress
  • Able to work effectively in a team environment

Physical Demands: 

  • Substantial physical movements (motions) of the wrists, hands, and/or fingers
  • Receive, process, and maintain information through oral and/or written communication effectively
  • Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination
  • Lift, move, and carry up to 20 pounds on occasion

Applicant Must Submit:

  • Completed internship application
  • Current academic transcript
  • Letter from applicant's university or college verifying arrangement of credit for the internship

 Persons participating in the KSL Radio News Internship need to understand that no guarantees are given for future employment with KSL.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Minority/female/disability PWDNET/veteran are encouraged to apply.

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