Internships at WTVR CBS 6

WTVR, CBS 6 offers unpaid, college-level internships to broadcast journalism students (and related majors), enrolled in their junior or senior year or graduate program, who qualify for academic credit at their school.

Internships at CBS 6 are provided to a limited number of students each semester and candidates will be asked to interview — in person — prior to receiving an internship.

The CBS 6 internship program follows a syllabus that gives students “real-world” experience in the television news industry. Students follow the weekly assignments and are required to complete a project due at the end of their internship. The students are exposed to the following departments:

  • News
  • Weather
  • Sports
  • Production
  • Marketing
  • Promotions
  • Programming
  • Engineering
  • Master Control
  • Website development, design and content management

Students wishing to Intern at CBS 6 should compile and submit the following:

  • Resume and cover letter
  • Letter certifying your academic eligibility from a college/university adviser that also outlines any college/university requirements.
  • (2) letters of recommendation from an academic professional
  • Transcript (copy is allowed)

Please email the above information to CBS 6 Executive Producer Sandi Cauley at scauley@wtvr.com (No phone calls please).

The deadline to apply for a Spring 2014 internship is Monday, November 18, 2013. Summer deadline is Monday, April 14, 2014.

If you are an ethnic minority student, as well as a rising junior/senior or graduate student seeking a degree in broadcast journalism (or related degree) and attend a college/university in the Richmond/Tri-Cities area, you are encouraged to apply for the Dayle Dunn Internship Program.

Click here for more information about the Dayle Dunn Intern Scholarship.

WTVR-TV is an equal opportunity employer.