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Intern - Live Programming

Date: Apr 23, 2019

Location: Atlanta, GA, US

Company: Weather Group

Working at The Weather Channel television network

As The Weather Channel television network, we have heightened focus on innovation, first-class storm coverage and hyper-localized weather information available through our various TV platforms including: The Weather Channel, Local Now and Pattern. For more than 35 years, The Weather Channel television network has inspired viewers to explore, investigate and appreciate the experience of weather in all its forms.
We are one of the most widely distributed television networks and the leader in severe weather coverage, providing the most comprehensive real-time programming of any media outlet, with trusted meteorologists who analyze, forecast and report the weather.

Weather is inherently fascinating, and we share our passion through the stories we tell to our audiences through our programming. The more our viewers engage with us, the more our stories illuminate how weather impacts almost everything.

Come join us for the summer and be a part of our success!

Position Summary

The Live Programming Department Intern will be responsible for shadowing various departments within the live programming group to gain exposure to the process of television production. The intern will work closely with producers, assignment desk editors and show teams to learn about their job functions and to contribute in the execution of some live programming functions. They will also spend a week shadowing other departments in the company to learn about the overall business.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The Live Programming Department Intern will learn how to:

  • Log video
  • Produce segments from concept to completion
  • Monitor feeds
  • Write Stories
  • Research stories
  • Book interviews
  • Shoot interviews with field photographers
  • Coordinate segments for web and mobile platforms

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge:

  • Journalism majors are preferred
  • Some knowledge and interest in television production is preferred

Skills:

  • Must be able to organize work and prioritize independently
  • Excellent communication skills including verbal, listening and written
  • Ability to work well with others, under stressful situations
  • Strong team interaction skills
  • Proactive in taking the initiative to learn new things
  • Strong work ethics

 

Education, Experience, Certification Requirements

  • Undergrads - Enrolled in an undergrad program at an accredited college or university. 18 years or older and current sophomore standing, no more than a graduating senior by the start of the summer session
  • Must be able to commit to a minimum of 3 days per week either on a part-time or full-time basis
  • Must be US Citizen or on F1 visa

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Please see Position Summary

Disclaimers

Recruiting Firms
The Weather Channel does not accept agency/search firm referrals for this posting, or other postings, without prior written permission from The Weather Channel Human Resources. The Weather Channel is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

 

Hours
The Weather Channel operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Hours worked by The Weather Channel associates will vary according to job responsibility and scheduling demands of each department.
 
EEOC Statement
The Weather Channel is an equal opportunity employer.  We consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, sex, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, the presence of non-job related medical condition or handicap, or any legally protected status.

Because we do business with the government, we must reach out to, hire, and provide equal opportunity to qualified people with disabilities. To help us measure how well we are doing, we are asking you to tell us if you have a disability or if you ever had a disability. Completing this form is voluntary. Any answer you give will be kept private and will not be used against you in any way. If you choose to complete this form, please follow the link below, complete the form and return to hrservicedelivery@weathergroup.com, which is a confidential e-mail in box. 
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/sec503/Voluntary_Self-Identification_of_Disability_CC-305_SD_Edit1.24.14.pdf
 
Relocation Statement
Relocation costs are not provided for this job, by submitting a resume, candidates understand and acknowledge that The Weather Channel will not provide relocation assistance or support and that relocation will be entirely the responsibility of the candidate.

 

PLEASE NOTE:  Human Resources does NOT provide application status updates via the telephone.  Confirmation of receipt of application will be sent via e-mail once the application has been successfully submitted.

 


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