WPRI/WNAC Newsroom – Sports Intern WPRI/WNAC Newsroom – Sports Intern

WPRI WPRI

Location Providence, RI
Start Date
End Date
Application Deadline 6/30/15
Part Time
Part Time
Full Time
Full Time
Paid
Pay Rate
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 under the supervision of the Sports Director, learning to write scripts, produce, and edit for nightly sportscasts. The intern will also chart games, select sound bites for stories and pitch story ideas. Local sports kNowledge is a must. Duties will be performed in the newsroom and out in the field. Shift may include nights and weekends.