News Interns

NBCPhiladelphia, PA

24 days ago


Job Title

News Intern

Job Location

Philadelphia, PA

Job Overview

  • Learn about the day-to-day operations of the news industry
  • Accompany reporters and crews on stories
  • Produce team news stories online and for demo reels


  • Unspecified


  • Make beat checks and data entry of current and future news assignments
  • Assist in phone calls and sorting/distributing newsroom mail
  • Coordinate guests and make tape dubs
  • Shadow news crews in the field
  • Guest coordinating and gathering segment guests
  • Log sound bites and data entry for future files
  • Assist with digital archiving project
  • Turn tapes into digital format
  • Perform background research working with consumer and political reporters
  • Talk with contacts and follow up on emails for story setup
  • Screen calls and emails for story ideas
  • Shadow news crews in the field
  • Understand and practice ethical journalism and safety guidelines in the field
  • Learn fundamentals of photojournalism and video editing
  • Display positive work ethic and ability to work under tight deadlines


  • Fluent in both Spanish and English is a plus
  • Must be in pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor, or Graduate degree at an accredited institution
  • Current class standing of sophomore or above
  • Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must have unrestricted work authorization in the United States
  • Must be willing to work in Philadelphia, PA

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Career Paths

People who completed this type of internship end up in the following types of jobs

Top majors

That get hired for this type of internship

  • Journalism18%

  • English Language And Literature15%

  • Communication12%

  • Speech Communication And Rhetoric4%

  • Writing4%

  • 294 other majors44%

People who did this kind of internship end up at the following companies

  • NBC Universal
  • Hearst
  • Conde Nast
  • Cnn
  • Nbc News
Estimated Monthly Living Expenses

For Philadelphia, PA | $3,803/mo

  • Housing/Rent$1,742

  • Miscellaneous$942

  • Food$497

  • Transportation$314

  • Utilities$308


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