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Spring Intern 2023

WJLA-TV | Arlington, VA

Posted Date 11/18/2022
Description

As a part of our commitment to community service and educational enrichment, ABC 7/WJLA 24/7 News is offering a limited number of highly-sought unpaid internships, aimed at providing a springboard for college students interested in developing careers in broadcast and/or cable television. These internships are offered to selected participants currently enrolled institutions of higher learning. Student interns will experience all phases of a major market television station's day-to-day operations as a supplement to their academic curriculum.

Internship areas include:

  • Lifestyle Show (Good Morning Washington)
  • Morning News (Good Morning Washington)
  • General News
  • Investigative News
  • Digital News
  • Sports
  • Weather

Eligibility/Qualifications:

ABC 7/WJLA 24/7 News internships are made available to juniors and seniors registered in a four-year undergraduate program at an accredited college or university. Graduate students and students entering their second year in a two-year junior or community college program may also be considered. Applicants should possess declared majors in communications, journalism, broadcast production techniques or some similar related area. Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.

General qualifications:

  • A current college student who boasts a strong academic record
  • Able to receive college credit for this internship
  • A responsible professional who has prior internship and/or work experience
  • A candidate with a terrific attitude who can work well with a team as well as independently
  • A creative self-starter who can communicate effectively and work well under constant deadline
  • Willing to work mornings, nights and/ or weekends to support our newscasts varying hours: We will do our best to work with your schedule
  • If interested in working with Good Morning Washington: In addition to general requirements, must be able to work early mornings

You must submit the following:

  • Resume
  • One letter of recommendation (example: professor, supervisor, etc.)
  • Copy of your academic transcript (unofficial or official)

Deadline for Submitting Applications: January 13th 2023

Transcripts and letters of recommendation can be attached to your online application or mailed to:

WJLA-TV
Attn: Internship Coordinator
1100 Wilson Blvd, 6th Floor
Arlington, VA 22209

Internship/HR Coordinator and Contact information:

       Adini Parikh, Human Resources Coordinator

       Email: aparikh@sbgtv.com

       Office Phone: 703-236-9216

*Incomplete submissions will not be considered!

The applicant must receive academic credit for the internship experience.

Please note: If applicable for a phone screening, please have your top 3 department preferences. 

Internship Stipend: No stipend - Note: This internship will be unpaid. The applicant must receive academic credit for the internship experience.

Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free Workplace!

Job Type
Part-time

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