News and Public Affairs Internship - This Week In Northern California
Winter Term: September-December
Spring Term: January-April
Summer Term: May-August
Please apply two months prior to start of term.
Department: Television Production and Programming
Hours/Days of Internship:
Schedule 1 - Wednesdays 9:00am - 5:00pm
and Fridays 12:00pm - 8:00pm
Schedule 2 - Thursdays 9:00am - 5:00pm and Fridays 12:00pm - 8:00pm
KQED-TV is seeking interns to participate directly with staff to assist in our News and Public Affairs series: "This Week in Northern California" (a weekly round-table discussion and news analysis of political topics) and the Television Division. We require of each intern, a minimum of 16 hours a week, on a regularly established schedule that takes into account the intern's academic schedule. Only students who can earn course credit at the college level (no exceptions) are eligible. BEFORE applying, students are required to find out from their counselors, major department heads or professors if they can receive course credit. Once a student has been accepted for the internship, the individual may provide "Proof of Credit" or a signed verification form from a counselor, major department head, or professor before starting the KQED internship program. A verification form obtained from the Human Resources department is also required upon acceptance into the KQED internship. Interns should possess a strong interest in learning about the broad activities involved in television production. Screen credit is given under the heading of production interns upon discretion of the internship supervisor.
- Assist producers in for show topics
- Help organize show materials for producers & talent
- Attends studio productions
- Assist in coordinating studio & production elements
- Accompany crew on remote shoots when possible
- Organize, log and maintain video archives
- Enter program data in FileMaker Pro databases
- Make phone calls, as requested
- Perform variety of administrative tasks
- Assist producers as assigned
- Highly motivated
- A demonstrated interest in journalism, news & public affairs
topics, TV production (studio, field and post-production), and news &
public affairs programming
- Clear and effective verbal and written communication skills
- Strong organizational and research skills
- Excellent attention to detail
- Ability to take direction and work independently
- Experience with FileMaker Pro, MS Word, and Excel a plus
Please send cover letter & resume to:
Attn: Human Resources
2601 Mariposa St.
San Francisco, CA 94110
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