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Sinclair Broadcast Group News Intern - Fall 2024 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Join our dynamic and fast-paced news team! We are a leading media organization committed to delivering accurate, timely, and engaging news content to our diverse audience. As an intern in our news department, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside seasoned journalists and gain hands-on experience in the exciting world of news reporting.

Internship Overview:

Are you a news enthusiast with a passion for storytelling and a keen interest in staying up-to-date with current events? If so, we want you on our team! As a News Department Intern, you will have the chance to contribute to the creation of compelling news stories, assist in research, conduct interviews, and witness the behind-the-scenes workings of a newsroom.

Responsibilities:

  • No day is the same. If you excel in an active, fast-moving environment and have the drive to learn the many different areas of News production, this position is perfect for you

  • You will work with reporters, anchors, producers, editors, and photographers, in-house and out in the field

  • You will receive training on various topics including how to produce a news segment from the control room, how to research and pitch a great story, how to operate camera equipment, what shots matter, and more

Qualifications:

  • Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program or be considered a recent graduate

  • Must be at least in your sophomore year of an accredited college/university

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or eligible to work in the U.S.

  • Willing to work approximately 15 hours a week for 10 weeks, beginning in September 2024 There may be a variety in hours due to our news programming schedules

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • Must have reliable transportation and be able to work from our Cedar Rapids, IA location

What You'll Gain:

  • Hands-on experience in news reporting and journalism

  • Exposure to the inner workings of a newsroom

  • Networking opportunities with seasoned professionals in the industry

  • Portfolio building with published work

  • Mentoring and guidance from experienced journalists

Join us in delivering impactful stories that inform and inspire! We look forward to welcoming a dynamic and talented individual to our news team.

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

About Us

Make your mark in Media with Sinclair Broadcast Group, a diversified media company dedicated to connecting people with content everywhere! We have consistently led the broadcast industry since our inception, and now Sinclair owns the largest regional sports network business and one of the largest television broadcast portfolios in the country. In addition, we have affiliations with all of the major broadcast networks, own Tennis Channel, and several multicast networks including TBD and Comet. Our content is distributed over-the-air, on multi-video providers, and through our industry-leading digital media platforms. We're at the forefront of NextGen technology, enabling innovative new ways to engage with broadcast content like never before. We also recently launched a free TV streaming service called STIRR. Our success is the direct result of our extraordinary employees and management team who believe in our vision and are dedicated to ensuring a great future for our employees. We are advancing the world of Media and want YOU to join our winning team!

About the Team

The life-blood of our organization is our people. We have a compelling story, a goal-oriented culture, and we take really good care of people. How good? Here is a glimpse: great benefits, open door policy, upward mobility and a strong desire to see you succeed. Ready to be part of a winning team? Let’s talk.

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