Production Intern

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TheBlaze
6301 Riverside Dr, Building 1
Irving, TX
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 3 Part-time, Paid

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Description

TheBlaze is looking for a production intern to become a key junior member of our Irving, TX office. TheBlaze prides itself on an actively managed internship program where our trainees make important contributions to our site and learn a wide range of skills necessary to succeed in digital and broadcast media. We are looking for driven candidates who embrace their enthusiasm of media and are excited to be challenged in a fast-moving entrepreneurial environment.

Responsibilities

Daily responsibilities will include (though not be limited to):
- Research and fact check stories
- Work with bookers to schedule and manage guests
- Log and transcribe interviews and field shoots
- Identify visual elements for show segments
- Assist field crews with cameras, audio and lighting equipment
- Media management
- Pitch stories

Requirements

Skills and Competencies:

All applicants should possess excellent writing and communications skills, have a sharp eye for detail, and should be interested in pursuing a career in media or publishing. The ideal candidate:

- Is highly organized and deadline oriented
- Has a deep understanding of current events and digital media
- Is incredibly proactive and eager to troubleshoot problems before (and as) they occur
- Is unafraid to ask for help or clarity on tasks
- Course work in production, broadcast journalism or film
- Experience with on-campus media
- Experience with the following programs a plus: Final Cut, CS 6, iNews, Broadway Systems
- Superior time management and organizational skills

Education:

Must be currently enrolled full-time in an undergraduate program and be able to commit to at least 15 hours a week during the school year. The internship pays $10 per hour.

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