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:
- 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 email@example.com (No phone calls please).
Spring internships are closed. The deadline to apply for a Summer 2013 internship is Monday, May 20, 2013. (Note: due to overwhelming applications the deadline has changed for summer). Fall deadline is Monday, July 1, 2013.
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.
WTVR-TV is an equal opportunity employer.