WNEP-TV is offering paid internship opportunities for college students during the spring, summer, and fall. The internship program will pay an hourly minimum wage.
Specific internship opportunities are subject to change by semester. Here are some of the opportunities we offer:
News Photography & Editing – one intern per semester
Intern will work under the supervision of the Chief News Photographer. Intern will learn to shoot news video and edit stories under a deadline using professional video equipment. Instruction is also provided in the safe operation of terrestrial microwave, satellite, and helicopter-based newsgathering equipment. Applicants must be college junior/senior or graduate level students. Internships run 12 weeks, up to 25 hours per week.
News Producing – one intern per semester
Intern will work under the supervision of the Assignment Manager and the Executive Producer. Intern will learn to write news stories and put together a show rundown. Instruction is also provided in making graphics for stories. Applicants must be college junior/senior or graduate level students. Internships run 12 weeks, up to 25 hours per week.
News department internships are scheduled to begin concurrently with the student’s school calendar and run for 12 weeks; there is no provision for time off for spring break or similar vacation interruptions. Scheduling is worked out to the mutual satisfaction of the student and the WNEP-TV department head.