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WRCB Internship Program

Job Title: Intern

Chattanooga's NBC affiliate provides one highly competitive paid internship each semester to a college upperclassman.

The internship program at WRCB-TV and WRCBtv.com is designed to allow a student to apply their classroom knowledge to a working newsroom. Internships rotate in key areas of a newsroom:  Broadcast Producing, Web Producing, Reporting, Photographer/Editor, and Assignment Desk. Students will learn about the television industry from the business and technical sides in all areas.

Application deadlines:

Fall Semester: July 1st
Spring Semester: November 1st
Summer Semester: May 1st

WRCB-TV and WRCBtv.com Student Internship Requirements:
• Students must be sponsored by and receive credit from an accredited college and be at least junior or senior level. No high school interns will be considered.
• Students must have prior written approval from a school professor or counselor who will serve as administrator of this individual's internship program.
• Internship positions are paid, and should receive scholastic credit. The work hours are 10-15 hours per week depending on the department and student.
• Internships last a minimum of three months.
• Students should be pursuing communications, journalism, or broadcast-related degrees.
• Must be in the top 20% of your class in course related work in your major.
• Must be familiar with current news events.
• Prefer to be able to work two six hour shifts per week and be available to work on special projects as needed.

Candidates should submit a resume, letter of recommendation from a college instructor/advisor, and the completed application. Please email all material to Karen Hinkle at khinkle@wrcbtv.com.

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