Internships

FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, LLC. WJZY, CHARLOTTE    FOX 46 INTERNSHIPS

Are you interested in internships with us?  Here's what you need to know and how to apply. 

Over the past year, FOX-46/WJZY has been conducting an Internship Program for college Juniors and Seniors majoring in Broadcast Communications and/or Journalism, as well as other areas.  Individuals have the opportunity to learn from trained professionals in the following departments:  Newsroom  

Creative Services

Students must be able to receive college credit in order to be eligible for theprogram and must be able to intern 3 days per week and at least 7 hours per day.  Since the internship program is based on academic credit, there is no salary; however, a $15.00 per day travel stipend is awarded to each intern.  Please note that morning and evening schedules are available for students interested in internships in the Newsroom.  In addition, the Internship Program offers hands on training with experts in the various fields of broadcasting, access to staff employment opportunities pending availability and qualifications.  Deadline for applications are:  FALL Semester – 2nd Week of June

SPRING Semester – 2nd Week of November

SUMMER Semester – 2nd Week of March  Candidates under consideration will be contacted and scheduled for interviews. Candidates selected for internships will be notified at least two weeks prior to registration to allow for the registration process. There are a limited number of internships available each semester.  Applying early is encouraged.  Internships are non-paid and do not necessarily lead to employment with WJZY – FOX46 Television.  To apply, please download the intern application and email your resume and completed application to WJZYJobs@foxtv.com.

To download the internship application, click here.

  Available Internship Opportunities  Newsroom:  Learn the daily operations involved in producing and putting together the News programs: During the internship the student will have the opportunity to shadow reporters, photographers and producers in all aspects of our daily operation.  They will be encouraged to concentrate on writing.  The student will have the opportunity to participate in our daily editorial meetings. We will work with the student and set goals during the internship.  Story planning; making contacts with Public Information Officers and Watch Commanders, setting up live events and interviews, collecting information on spot news for producing staff. Will assist with story selections, line producing and coordinating live shots. Interns can expect a fair rotation in all of these areas (based on each individual’s availability).  The goal is to provide the intern with hands-on opportunity in all facets of covering news.   Creative Services: Creative Services Internship experience will focus on research and monitor news audience trends. Assist in the selection of appropriate news stories for daily promotion. Assist with scripting, shooting, and editing of topical news promo spots. Script writing for a variety of on-air promotional, commercials, public service spots. Studio & On-location Video Production. Assist as production assistant. Coordinate oncamera talent and extras. Setup and breakdown equipment as needed. Basic video editing on non-linear Avid systems. Basic audio editing and sound design. Learn to write compelling messages for social media purposes. Assist with the scheduling and post content to station’s Facebook and Twitter sites. Interns can expect a reasonable rotation through each of these disciplines (as projects permit). The goal is to provide a hand-on learning opportunity in all facets of media promotion.   It’s important that you remember that in addition to representing yourself and your school you are also representing WJZY-FOX46 when you are here.  Business casual attire is expected at all times.  That means no low cut tops or short skirts for woman and collared shirts are preferred for men.  If you have a question about what is appropriate always ask first.  

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