WPRI/WNAC Newsroom – DIGITAL INTERN WPRI/WNAC Newsroom – DIGITAL INTERN

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Location Providence, RI
Start Date
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Application Deadline 6/30/15
Part Time
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Full Time
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Contact Information Erica Croce Internship Coordinator WPRI/WNAC TV 25 Catamore Blvd East Providence, RI 02914 [email protected]

Description

The WPRI/WNAC internship program provides college students interested in communications with a unique opportunity. The hands-on experience allows students to get an in-depth look into the field of broadcast from an array of perspectives and challenges students to use their kNowledge in an applied industry setting. Many students from the program have gone onto advanced pursuits in broadcast media and have found that their internship experience at WPRI/WNAC TV has further prepared them for their career endeavors. CRITERIA FOR ACCEPTANCE

Interns must be full-time/part-time students of a college or university either in or entering into their junior or senior year and receiving academic credit for their internship assignment. Graduate students are welcome to apply.
Internships are unpaid and all interns must provide a letter from their academic advisor certifying they are a junior or senior and will be receiving academic credit for their internship.
Interns need to set up an hourly schedule in advance with their supervisor that will sufficiently meet their school’s required credit hours.
Interns are to perform the duties and responsibilities outlined in the internship descriptions and other tasks as assigned by their supervisors.
Here are the different departments that offer internship opportunities:

Requirements

APPLICATION PROCEDURE Candidates for internships are responsible for selecting the department in which they’d like to intern. Please include your first and second choices in your cover letter. To apply, please send cover letters, resumes, and academic credit letters to: Erica Croce Internship Coordinator WPRI/WNAC TV 25 Catamore Blvd East Providence, RI 02914 [email protected] *Please Note that your application will Not be considered complete until we receive all of the required materials.* If you are being considered for an internship, you will hear from us to schedule an interview either by phone or in person. Please be advised that because of the highly competitive process, it is Not possible for us to offer internships to every student, but we do our best to place students and may keep your application on file for future semesters. We look forward to hearing from you and helping you to reach your academic and professional goals.

Responsibilities

Work within the new media department on development and maintenance of station’s web sites – wpri.com and foxprovidence.com as well as our station’s other digital products. You’ll work side by side with an award-winning team of professionals on what the Associated Press has called “The Best Television Website.” As digital intern you will assist in writing local articles for our websites, mobile and digital products, shooting video and/or photographs for the website, editing and preparing news video for digital display using AVID and other video tools, blogging, Social Media, news gathering supplemental digital content, design and feature suggestions (and possibly creation) for sites and miscellaneous administrative functions. The position offers exposure to local television news production, website production, new techNology, advertising sales and television station promotion.