Television News Internship

January 7th, 2010

BET News is currently recruiting for the Spring 2010 internship program beginning February 1, 2010.

Each BET News Intern will be required to perform the following tasks: • Show Research • Transcriptions • Create Show Binders • Pull Footage • Create/Update Production Calendars • Petty Cash Reconciliation • Production assist with shoots • Create tape logs

Please note that in addition to the above tasks there are administrative duties that must be completed(i.e. filing, ordering office supplies, creating travel packs, Production runs and overall office up keep).

COMPENSATION: Academic credit ONLY.

** Candidate must possess a strong interest in journalism, media, public affairs and/or production. Intern will be expected to multi-task and take on whatever duties may arise, in addition to planned-out assignments and projects. Candidate must be proactive, motivated, responsible, organized, detail oriented and possess strong interpersonal skills including but not limited to being pleasant mannered with the ability to work cohesively with other interns and employees. Strong MS Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.); experience with Final Cut Pro is a plus.

The deadline for application submission is January 15th 2010.
Please fill out attached application form and email to Lystine Cush at

About BET Networks

BET Networks, a division of Viacom Inc. (NYSE: VIA) (NYSE: VIA.B), is the nation’s leading provider of quality entertainment, music, news and public affairs television programming for the African-American audience. The primary BET channel reaches more than 98 million households and can be seen in the United States, Canada, the Caribbean, the United Kingdom and sub-Saharan Africa. BET is the dominant African-American consumer brand with a diverse group of business extensions:, a leading Internet destination for Black entertainment, music, culture, and news; CENTRIC, a 24-hour entertainment network targeting the 25- to 54-year-old African-American audience; BET Digital Networks – BET Gospel and BET Hip Hop, attractive alternatives for cutting-edge entertainment tastes; BET Home Entertainment, a collection of BET-branded offerings for the home environment including DVDs and video-on-demand; BET Event Productions, a full-scale event management and production company with festivals and live events spanning the globe; BET Mobile, which provides ringtones, games and video content for wireless devices; and BET International, which operates BET in the United Kingdom and oversees the extension of BET network programming for global distribution.

Application (PDF)

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