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WLWT Technical Intern

Hearst Television, Cincinnati, OH, United States

The story is yours!

Duration: Freelance

WLWT-TV, the Hearst Television owned NBC affiliate in Cincinnati is recruiting college students for our 10-12 week, summer paid internship program, which provides a hands-on professional learning experience, with an emphasis on broadcast operations and technical support. The WLWT Internship Program is administered through in-person training and shadowing of technical personnel covering operations, IT support, and engineering maintenance. You will report to the Engineering Director.


The internship focuses on exposing and actively engaging in all aspects of television production with specific focus on engineering, IT, and the support roles within a live broadcast facility.


Ambitious, reliable, and enthusiastic college students should have some classroom experience in broadcast operations or production, electronic engineering, or computer science.

  • Excellent communication, organizational, and writing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Desire to learn new skills and how behind the scenes support is done
  • Strong critical thinking and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to demonstrate good judgment, resourcefulness, and confidence
  • Possess a positive, professional attitude
  • Possess the ability to pay close attention to detail
  • Willingness to work different times of day
  • Weekly Workload: 20 hours each week

Students must have junior, senior or graduate studies level status to apply. 

Diversity Statement

At Hearst Television we tell stories every day. Stories about people of all cultures, backgrounds, perspectives, and identities. That's why, behind the scenes, we believe in being an organization as diverse and varied as the audience we reach, ensuring that the content we create is more compassionate, and more representative of the communities we serve.

About Hearst Television

Every career with Hearst Television is like a story. How it develops, where it takes you, the milestones you reach along the way – you’ve got a lot to look forward to as your unique career story unfolds.

Hearst Television, a subsidiary of Hearst, owns and operates local television and radio stations serving 26 media markets across 39 states reaching over 21 million U.S. television households. Through its partnership with nearly all of the major networks, Hearst Television distributes national content over nearly 70 video channels including programming from ABC, NBC, CBS, CW, MY Net, MeTV, This TV, Estrella and more.

Hearst Television is recognized as one of the industry's premier companies. It has been honored with numerous awards for distinguished journalism and industry innovation, including the Walter Cronkite Award for political journalism, the national Edward R. Murrow Award, the DuPont-Columbia Award and the George Foster Peabody Award.

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