KSL News Social Media Internship KSL News Social Media Internship

KSL Broadcast Group KSL Broadcast Group

Location Salt Lake City, UT
Start Date
End Date
Application Deadline 8/1/15
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Paid
Pay Rate
Contact Information 55 North 300 West Salt Lake City UT 84101-3502 (801) 575-7500 (801) 575-5820 (fax)

Description

KSL Television and KSL NewsRadio are pleased to anNounce the availability of a social media intern in the News department. We are looking for a student interested in a learning opportunity in exchange for academic credit.

The internship is designed to provide students interested in the connection between social media and journalism.

The internship will be in-depth, hands-on experiences to help the interested students better understand the newsgathering and reporting process, along with distributing news content to a number of different audiences.

Interested students must be currently registered at a university, college, community college, or vocational-technical institute and have a certified major in journalism, new media, or strategic communications. It will cover a quarter period of approximately 16-20 hours per week.

Requirements

Currently registered at a university, college, community college, or vocational-technical institute. A certified major in journalism, new media, or strategic communications, and are either a junior or senior. Must be proficient in Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, Snapchat, and Reddit. Other platforms are helpful. Experience with sponsoring posts and ads a plus. Flexible schedule to be able to work with morning, dayside, and/or evening teams. Must be organized and able to meet tight deadlines. There will be multiple project ongoing at any given time, and self-motivated persons will move to the top of line. Proper writing skills, including kNowledge of AP style NoTES: Final discretion as to assignments while participating in the internship program will remain with KSL. Students participating in the KSL internship need to understand that No guarantees are given for future employment. KSL may terminate the internship at any time. Final selection of a KSL intern from among those expressing interest rests with KSL Must sign and abide by the Internship Agreement. The applicants university or college must also sign and abide by the agreement. 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. THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT: A completed internship application form Links to social media profiles A current academic uNofficial transcript A letter for the applicant's university or college verifying arrangement of credit for the internship.

Responsibilities