An Internship at KIRO 7 provides the opportunity to be embedded in the news environment to learn about the behind-the-scenes workings of a TV and digital newsroom. Interns will be researching stories, writing scripts, and occasionally following KIRO 7 news crews in the field. In addition to learning in the newsroom, this intern will also meet people from other departments to understand the business of the television station as a whole.
The program is open to college students. The Intern will be selected by a three-judge panel, including members of the KIRO 7 news staff and NJC program volunteers.
1. The student must be registered at a University, College, Community College or Vocational-Technical Institute.2. The student should have junior or senior status, or be in the last year of a Community College or Vocational-Technical program.3. All internships require 20-30 hours per week covering a period of 10-16 weeks, depending on the school’s quarter or semester length. The internship starts in June.4. While KIRO 7 considers the Internship program format valuable in observing the student’s attitude, talents, and skills, it is understood that no guarantees are given for future employment.5. Students will only be offered an Internship after completing a pre-employment drug and background screening.6. Proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. will be required upon employment.
The awardee of the NJC 2019 Summer Internship will be invited to attend an awards ceremony and reception attended by other media professionals in the Seattle-area.
DEADLINE: THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2019