Sports Internship Sports Internship


Location Salt Lake City, UT
Start Date
End Date
Application Deadline 8/19/15
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Pay Rate
Contact Information 55 North 300 West Salt Lake City UT 84101-3502 (801) 575-7500 (801) 575-5820 (fax)


KSL is pleased to anNounce the availability of an internship in the TV News Sports Department. We are looking for students who are interested in a NoN-PAID learning opportunity, where they can extend their television broadcasting education beyond the classroom.

PURPOSE: This KSL TV Sports internship is designed to provide students with a strong interest in television sports/broadcast journalism an opportunity to gain an insight into the operation of professional

TV news sports production.


POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Needs to be registered at a university, college, community college or vocational-technical institute on a full-time basis. Priority will be given to students of junior/senior status, or in the last year of a community college or vocational-technical program. Prefer someone working towards a degree in broadcast journalism or equivalent. Applicant needs to be in good academic standing. Needs to be organized, able to meet deadlines and be a self-starter. Proven ability to be precise and accurate. Good writing, production and conversational skills to transmit information clearly and efficiently. The internship will cover a quarter/semester period of approximately twenty (20) hours per week, with a schedule to be arranged by the intern, the intern coordinator and the intern's academic advisor. Proven ability to handle stress. Work in compliance with Company policies and procedures. Work effectively in a team environment. Maintain a positive and cooperative rapport with staff, management, and clients. Project an appropriate professional appearance and demeaNor. Final discretion as to assignments while participating in the internship program will remain with KSL. Persons participating in the KSL TV Sports internship needs to understand that No guarantees are given for future employment. KSL may terminate 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. 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. Lift, move, and carry up to 20 pounds on occasion. Ability to extend hand(s) and arm(s) in any direction with good eye and hand coordination. THE APPLICANT MUST SUBMIT: A completed internship application form. A current academic transcript (preferred). A letter from the applicant's university or college verifying arrangement of credit for the internship.