WSLS offers Spring, Summer and Fall internships.
The MGBG internship programs augment the educational development of those studying for careers in broadcasting. This is accomplished by creating opportunities for students enrolled in institutions of higher learning to gain experience in the station's day-to-day operations. Students participating in the internship program in the News Department become knowledgeable in many different aspects of the News operation. The interns will interact with the assignment editors researching stories, making police checks, and answering phones. Interns will observe the news edit area where stories are prepared for broadcast, video feeds are brought in from remote news coverage locations and news video archives are maintained. Interns will also have the opportunity to shadow reporters and photographers in the field, giving them a first hand experience at the news gathering process. Additionally, Interns will spend time with producers in the newsroom and the control room, learning how a newscast is assembled and broadcast. There will also be ample opportunity to interact with the Anchors of the newscasts as well.
Participants will not accrue any benefits or salary and it is required that students receive college credit for internship participation (no exceptions).
1. Be at least 18 years of age.
Download and fill out the News Intern Name form (right click the link and save as)
Download and fill out the Internship Application
Email both completed documents to Karen McNew (firstname.lastname@example.org)