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New England CW - Internship Opportunities

Apply NOW for Summer or Fall semester.

 

(Juniors, Seniors and Graduate Students for course credit only)

The following list is for college internships ONLY. All internships must be for course credit. Positions are available for the Spring, Summer, and Fall. CONTACT PERSON LISTED TO SCHEDULE INTERVIEW.

Summer (June through August), Fall (September through December), Spring (January through end of April)

NEWS- SPECIAL PROJECTS UNIT

Assist this group, which is responsible for special event coverage, feature stories and specialized segments of news such as political, medical or consumer stories. Provide clerical assistance and research support. Occasional field production assistance. Must be available at least two weekdays, 10am-6pm. Email cover letter and resume to Scott MacEachern at smaceachern@whdh.com outlining your interests and availability. THANK YOU.


PUBLIC AFFAIRS/ PROGRAM SERVICES INTERNS

Contact Brian Clarke: (617) 725-0828 or bclarke@whdh.com. Production, Political Science, Journalism and other majors. Will assist with research, office support, and production for local target audience programs. NOT ACCEPTING SPRING 2014 INTERNS.


DIGITAL WHDH.COM INTERNS

Web interns will update stories and edit video for WHDH.com website. Interns will also learn how to use a variety of web programs. If interested in applying, send cover letter and resume to Jennifer Boone at jboone@whdh.com.


WLVI-TV/CW56 Digital/Social Media Intern

WLVI-TV-CW56.com is looking for an intern who loves CW56 shows and social media to join our team this semester. The CW56 intern will be involved in marketing CW56 across all social media platforms, looking out for the hottest online trends, putting together CW56 swag bags, as well as updating CW56.com with the latest CW news, photos and video. WLVI-TV intern will also learn about TV advertising, sales and promotions. If this sounds like your dream internship send your resume to Jennifer Boone at jboone@whdh.com.


SALES-WLVI

WLVI/CW 56-MS Word, Excel and Internet skills required for all Sales internships. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to Samantha Wolin, swolin@cw56.com. SALES MAJOR or significant course work in Marketing, Sales or Communications. Will assist sales team in preparation of sales materials.


SALES-WHDH

Sales interns will acquire working knowledge of how a TV station sales department can create partnerships that utilize sales promotional opportunities to benefit the station, it's advertising sponsors and it's viewers. Sales interns will help with client mailings, sales promotional pieces, sales events and contests, etc. Attending sales meetings and sales calls when appropriate. MS Word, Excel and Internet skills required for all Sales internships. If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to Melissa Freitas at mfreitas@whdh.com. SALES: major or significant course work in Marketing, Sales or Communications. Will assist sales team in preparation of sales materials. SALES/RESEARCH: assist with sales presentation materials and data analysis. Powerpoint preferred.


GRAPHIC DESIGN

Art school students or those majoring in Graphic Design or Advertising Design with basic skills and a clear understanding of design terminology will handle a range of duties and responsibilities acting as a design assistant to the various designers in the department. E-mail cover letter, portfolio and/or resume to the Attention of Steve Mitrano smitrano@whdh.com.


PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERNS

PR Intern duties include assistance with phones and research. In addition, interns will conduct station tours, attend different station-sponsored events within the community, and assist in Programming-related duties as needed. The perfect intern must be highly motivated and able to work independently. Must have clear, concise writing skills; excellent interpersonal communication is vital. PR, Communications and related majors accepted. Minimum of 2-3 days per week. *Writing samples required upon interview.* Email resume and cover letter explaining why you are a good candidate for our program, giving approximate availability (days and hours) to Lauren at ldellorusso@whdh.com.


PROMOTIONS/ADVERTISING INTERNS

TV Production, Advertising, and related majors with good writing skills, understanding of editing/production. Our Promotions department is a subdivision of our Creative Services department that also includes chyron and graphics. As a Promotions intern you will assist our producers produce topical, ID's and image spots, screen b-roll, log tapes, interviews, assist coordinators with putting together CW prime and syndication promo's. You will also assist with editing and putting together sales commercials. Contact Katrina Meidanis at kmeidanis@whdh.com.


NEWS-TAPE LIBRARY

Assist tape coordinators and librarian with research, filing and production details for upcoming newscasts. Learn and develop skills which are vital to providing fast and accurate updates on ongoing news stories. Contact Leslie Shocket weekdays at 617-725-0876 or e-mail lshocket@whdh.com for more information.


SPORTS

Journalism or other majors with a basic knowledge of television production and overall understanding of college and professional sports, especially BOSTON sports, to be covered during the semester (rules of the game, major teams and athletes). Duties will include checking major sports websites for breaking news, logging game tapes, answering phones, etc. Opportunities to accompany crews in the field may exist. Send cover letter and resume to Sports at klam@whdh.com with why you would be an asset to the sports team in the coming semester. Sports interns log games, research stories, assist with details for upcoming sportscasts and assist with basic clerical support. Follow up with a call to Mr. Koon Lam at 617-725-0807 to discuss the possibility of an interview after submitting your resume.


NEWSROOM AND ASSIGNMENT DESK

Assist with gathering news and information , taking and placing phone calls from reporters, sources and the general public. Research potential stories, confirm breaking news stories, assignment desk and clerical support as needed. Intern in the heart of the news operation days, evenings and/or weekends. Email your resume and a cover letter giving approximate availability (days and hours) to Scott MacEachern, SMacEachern@whdh.com along with why you are a good candidate for our program.


Eligibility Requirements

- College Juniors, Seniors or Graduate students are eligible

- Course Credit is required. Students confirm with their college that they may do an intership for credit before applying.

- A minimum of 15 hours per week is also required.

Application Deadlines

- 11/15 for Spring (January - April)
- 4/15 for Summer (June - August)
- 9/15 for Fall (September - December)

How To Apply

Please directly contact the individual listed for area of your interest. An EOE, M/F/D/V.

WHDH-TV
Attn: Human Resources
7 Bulfinch Place
Boston, MA 02114
Fax: (617) 248-0653
E-mail: human_resources@whdh.com