Spring 2020 NBC 7 San Diego News Internship

Posted: 12/18/2019

Location: San Diego, California
Function: Operations & Strategy
Specialty: Operations
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive


NBC 7 and Telemundo 20 San Diego Internships provide students with real world experience and exposure to working in television industry. Internships at NBC 7 and Telemundo 20 are paid and do not require course credit.

Application Periods
Summer – Apply online between Feb 1 and March 31. Candidates selected by April 30.
Fall – Apply online between May 1 and June 30. Candidates selected by July 31.
Winter/Spring – Apply online between September 1 and October 31. Candidates selected by November 30.

Job Duties
Assignment Desk
  • Make beat checks, data entry of current and future news assignments.
  • Assist in phone calls, sorting/distributing newsroom mail.
  • Coordinate guests and make tape dubs.
  • May shadow news crews in the field.

    Writing/Producing/Editing
  • Assist with script writing, various newscasts
  • Guest coordinating, gathering segment guests
  • Log sound bites and data entry for future files
  • May shadow news crews in the field and/or field produce on occasion
  • Assist with digital archiving project. Interns will turn tapes into digital format
  • Experience with non-linear editing helpful

    Consumer/Political/ITeam Research
  • Perform background research working with consumer and political reporters.
  • Talk with contacts and follow up on emails and setting up stories.
  • Help investigative Team research story ideas and log recorded interviews
  • Screen calls and email for good story ideas
  • May shadow news crews in the field

    Sports
  • Assist with writing sports scripts, editing sports highlights and logging highlights of all sporting events
  • May shadow sports crew in the field at various sporting events

    Photojournalism
  • Record news events
  • Understand and practice ethical journalism
  • Understand and practice safety guidelines in the field
  • Learn fundamentals of photojournalism
  • Learn fundamentals of video editing
  • Learn and understand microwave, satellite, and cellular bonded transmission
  • Understand file transfer protocols
  • Display positive work ethic and ability to work under tight deadlines

    Digital
  • Contribute to NBC 7 digital content and social media accounts
  • Desired skill level but not required:
    AP Style Writing
    Desktop video editing
    PhotoShop Editing
    Interactive graphic development
    Use of content management system for digital publication


  • Basic Qualifications
  • Must be functional in MS Excel, Word and Powerpoint.
  • In pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor or Graduate degree at an Accredited Institution and be able to provide documentation to confirm your degree progress.
  • Current class standing of Sophomore or above
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • The ability to work at the San Diego station

    Desired Qualifications
  • Eager to learn
  • Work as a team player
  • Self-motivated
  • Able to work in a fast-paced environment

    The NBCUniversal Internship Program is an experience like no other. We offer diversity of opportunities, with unique internships across our iconic portfolio of brands. Through unparalleled access to the best in the business, hands-on training & one-of-a-kind networking events, our interns have the chance to influence change. Our interns are ambitious, innovative and savvy; they shape the way we do things. Here you can contribute as content creators, problem solvers & innovators. Here you can learn the power and possibilities of media and technology. Here you can go far.

    NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

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