Intern for Transit Transit News Magazine
Why get coffee and answer phones for the networks when you can get real hands on experience in TV production and as a writer with us?
Transit Transit News Magazine is a half hour television show that is broadcast and Cablecast into 22 million homes in the New York Tri-State Area.
Project Description: Research and produce story ideas for broadcast television. Prepare scripts. Produce both in-house and public video presentations.
â€¢ Knowledge of word processing applications and script writing applications a plus
â€¢ Video/film production and/or post-production knowledge preferred
Qualifying Criteria: Must be a full-time matriculated junior, senior or graduate student, majoring in broadcast journalism or television production, and have good verbal and communication skills.
â€¢ G.P.A. 2.5 or above for (undergraduate) and 3.0 or above for (graduate)
Major(s) Preferred: Must be a full-time matriculated junior, senior or graduate student, majoring in broadcast journalism, television/video/film production, and have good verbal and communication skills.
Number of Positions: open
Overview of Dept/Division: We are an Emmy Award winning show and the number #1 government television program in the country. We can be seen in 22 million homes per week. In-fact Transit Transit News Magazine can be seen everyday on 30 cable stations in the New York Tri-state area (including Cablevision & Time Warner), and is broadcast on WNYE-TV Ch. 25 the local PBS station every Saturday at 3:30 pm. We feature interesting places, things to do, history, science and mass transit issues and employee communications.
Responsibilities: Broadcast scriptwriting, news writing and video production. Prospective interns should have the ability to tell a story. Should be able to keep deadlines and establish a team work environment. Must be able to research and develop stories ideas in field locations.
Special Qualifications or Background Needed: Must commit a minimum of 14 hours per week (two full days 9-5). Familiarity with video cameras, Betacam, ENG/EFP equipment and videotape editing helpful.
Please send or fax resume and/or tape ASAP to:
Transit Transit News
130 Livingston Street. 10056C
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: (718) 694-3418
Fax: (718) 694-3343