The Meek School of Journalism and New Media

The University of Mississippi

Television & Digital Media Internships, WLTZ, Columbus, GA

Posted on: December 15th, 2016 by jheo1

Internship opportunities are immediately available with the NBC affiliate in Columbus, GA in the areas of News, Production, and Weather. Selected internship candidates will receive a structured, in-depth overview of our local broadcast and digital media operation. They will also be afforded the opportunity for practical hands-on application of theory and coursework in their specific concentration or area of interest. You will work alongside our team members, be given daily assignments, and receive critique on the practical learning projects which you execute.

To apply you should:

  • Be a student currently enrolled in a media-related and/or creative course of study including but not limited to media studies, journalism, photography, production, film, digital media, web design, graphic design, fine art, English, creative writing, etc. or meteorology.
  • Demonstrate intense curiosity and a passion to learn about media-related professions.
  • Have a basic level of knowledge in your area of interest and rudimentary experience with the tools utilized in that area.
  • Be highly organized and able to manage your time and daily workflow.
  • Have an awareness of daily news, current events, and topical issues.
  • Approval from your school and department to earn course credit for the Intern Experience.

Email your completed Internship Application, resume, and cover letter to Director of News and Local Content Gene Kirkconnell gkirkconnell@wltz.com.

WLTZ Internship Application

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