Television News Internship

September 9th, 2011

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.

Internship Title: ON-CAMERA TV REPORTER

Project Description: Broadcast scriptwriting, news writing and on-air reporting. Prospective interns should have the ability to tell a story on camera and look professional. Also should be able to keep deadlines and establish a team work environment.
• Must commit a minimum of 14 hours per week.
• Familiarity with Beta, ENG/EFP equipment and videotape editing helpful.

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. G.P.A. 2.5 or above for (undergraduate) and 3.0 for (graduate).

Please send or fax resume and/or tape ASAP to: Winston Mitchell

Mr. Winston Mitchell
Transit Transit News Magazine
130 Livingston Street. 10056C
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Tel: (718) 694-3418 / Fax: (718) 694-3343
Email: winston.mitchell@nyct.com

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.

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 on-air reporting. Prospective interns should have the ability to tell a story on camera and look professional. Also should be able to keep deadlines and establish a team work environment. Must be able to research and develop stories ideas.

Special Qualifications or Background Needed: Must commit a minimum of 14 hours per week (two full days 9-5). Familiarity with Betacam, ENG/EFP equipment and videotape editing helpful.
Students must pre-interview with News Director. send or fax resume and/or tape.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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