CBS News Spring Intern, LA Bureau

CBS News Spring Intern, LA Bureau
REF#: 32218
JOB TYPE: Paid Intern
CBS was established in 1928, when founder William Paley purchased 16 independent radio stations and christened them the Columbia Broadcast System. Today, with more than 200 television stations and affiliates reaching virtually every home in the United States, CBS's total network lineup was watched by more than 130 million people a week during the 2012/2013 season. The Network has the #1 drama/scripted program, NCIS; #1 sitcom, THE BIG BANG THEORY; #1 newsmagazine, 60 MINUTES; and #1 daytime drama, THE YOUNG AND THE RESTLESS. Its programming arms include CBS Entertainment, CBS News and CBS Sports.
CBS News is accepting applications for a spring internship in the LA Bureau. The LA Bureau covers news stories in the west coast region of the US for network news. Intern duties include assisting producers and correspondents for The CBS Evening News, CBS This Morning, Weekend News, CBS Sunday Morning and other CBS News programs. Interns will do research, help set up stories, conduct preliminary interviews, assist during shoots, select footage, log tape, attend press conferences and do other various tasks. CBS News will compensate each student an hourly wage. CBS News does not require students to receive college credit. Students are solely responsible for coordinating and meeting the credit requirements of their college/university.
Must be a junior, senior or graduate student enrolled in a 4-year university. Students majoring in journalism, broadcasting or communications are preferred, but those majoring in public relations, marketing, advertising, English, history, international studies and political science are welcome to apply and will be considered. Participants must be good researchers, self-starters, ambitious, have good writing and verbal communication skills, have excellent computer skills and must be knowledgeable of national and international current events,. A 3.0 GPA or above is recommended. Students must be available to work at least 20 hours a week in LA from January 7 - May 10.
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