Summer 2019 Internship Dallas Local Media News Intern

Univision Communications Inc. Dallas , TX 75201

Posted 2 months ago

REQUISITION ID

req3106

POSTING DATE
3/14/2019

JOB TITLE

Summer 2019 Internship Dallas Local Media News Intern

LOCATION

Dallas, TX

BUSINESS UNIT

Local Media

JOB DESCRIPTION

Summer 2019 Internship Dallas Local Media News Intern

As the leading company reaching Hispanic America today, Univision delivers premier news and sports content to U.S. Hispanics through its television, radio and interactive platforms. Univision is looking to recruit top talent for our Internship program to join our mission of informing and empowering U.S. Hispanics.

As part of our commitment to Hispanic America, Univision hosts a rich internship program focused on providing top emerging talent with the opportunity to learn about news gathering and production in a dynamic and fast paced environment. Fully embedded in our local news rooms, the interns will have the opportunity to shadow, learn and apply their new learning in the creation, editing, writing, publishing and distribution of linear and non-linear content across multiple platforms.

The intern will be embedded with the newsroom staff to make significant contributions to the dissemination of news content across various platforms. The News Content Production Intern will work directly with producers, reporters, assignment desk editors, and other staff. Interns will learn how to create multimedia content and/or curate content including but not limited to writing copy, shoot and edit video, take and/or Photoshop photos, research stories, conduct pre-interviews, suggest captions and headlines, may go out in the field to gather content, log interviews, do fact checking, and post content to various platforms. They will have the opportunity of having their work supervised by professionals and learn from top journalists in their markets. The ideal candidate is at the top of their class, a Journalism or related major, is a self-starter, and is eager to learn in a team environment. Our internship program strives to grow our interns' knowledge of the news media industry and provide real-world newsroom experience.

SUMMER PROGRAM DETAILS

Starts: June 3, 2019 Ends: August 9, 2019

  • 10-week paid program; maximum of 40 hours/per week

  • Summer, Spring and Fall Semesters run according to college semester schedule. Schedules will vary depending on market needs. Summer semesters can run full-time based on student's availability.

  • Projects will be assigned after training and overview of news operations. They will be on-going and designed to build knowledge, skills, and experience in news production.

  • Exposure can provide exposure to production/post-production phases and digital distribution initiatives.

  • May include additional training and development workshops to build various skills.

  • Deadline to apply is April 5th, 2019 - candidates selected will be invited to complete a video interview to continue with the internship application process

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior work/internship experience in a corporate environment

  • Proficiency with Word/Excel/ PowerPoint

  • Demonstrate leadership and adaptability

  • Demonstrate civic and community service

  • News, social media, digital video production and photography experience is a must, whether via college classes or previous internship experience.

PREFERRED MAJORS: Journalism, Digital Journalism, Communications, Digital/New Media, News

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be a rising Jr., rising Sr., pursuing Bachelor's degree

  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above

  • Must be fully bilingual (English/Spanish), both written and spoken with very high-level Spanish proficiency.

  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook

  • Must be in pursuit of a career in digital journalism, digital content production or related news field

  • Must possess superior communication skills

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Prior experience in newspaper publishing, news room production, Spanish language media or published Spanish language work highly desirable.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be 18 years of age or older

  • Employment/education will be verified

  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S.

About Univision Communications Inc.

Univision is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. The company's broadcast assets include Univision Network, one of the top television networks in the U.S. regardless of language and the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast network in the country; UniMs, a leading Spanish-language broadcast television network; and Univision Local Media, which owns and/or operates 65 television stations and 58 radio stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico. Univision Cable Networks consists of Univision Deportes Network (UDN), the most-watched Spanish-language sports cable network in the U.S.; Galavisin, the most-watched U.S. Spanish-language entertainment cable network; Univision tlnovelas, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to telenovelas; ForoTV, a 24-hour Spanish-language cable network dedicated to international news; and an additional suite of cable offerings De Pelcula, De Pelcula Clsico, Bandamax, Telehit and Telehit Urbano. Univision's cable portfolio also includes FUSION TV, an English-language news and lifestyle cable network; and an investment in El Rey Network, a general entertainment English-language cable network. The company also owns and operates several premier digital destinations including Univision Now, a direct-to-consumer, on-demand and live streaming subscription service; Univision.com, the most-visited Spanish-language website among U.S. Hispanics; and Uforia, a digital music application featuring multimedia music content. The company's assets also include the digital brands associated with the Gizmodo Media Group and The Onion.

Univision es la principal empresa de medios de comunicacin al servicio de la comunidad hispana en Estados Unidos. Las propiedades de difusin de la compaa incluyen Univision, una de las principales cadenas en EE. UU., independientemente de idioma, y la cadena de seal abierta en espaol de mayor sintona en el pas;UniMs, una destacada cadena de seal abierta en espaol, y Medios Locales de Univision, que es propietaria u opera 65 estaciones de televisin y 58 emisoras de radio en los principales mercados hispanos de EE. UU. y Puerto Rico. Univision Cable Networks consta de Univision Deportes Network (UDN), la cadena deportiva por cable en espaol de mayor sintona de EE. UU.; Galavisin, la cadena de entretenimiento por cable en espaol de mayor sintona en EE. UU., Univision tlnovelas, una cadena por cable en espaol que trasmite 24 horas al da y se dedica a telenovelas; ForoTV, una cadena por cable en espaol que trasmite las 24 horas del da y se dedica a noticias internacionales, y un conjunto adicional de ofrecimientos por cable: De Pelcula, De Pelcula Clsico, Bandamax, Telehit y Telehit Urbano. Adems, la cartera en cable de Univision incluye FUSION TV, una cadena por cable de noticias y estilo de vida en ingls, as como la participacin en El Rey Network, una cadena por cable de entretenimiento general en ingls. La compaa tambin es propietaria y opera varios destacados destinos digitales, incluidos Univision NOW, un servicio directo al consumidor de suscripcin a streaming en vivo a solicitud;Univision.com, el sitio de internet en espaol ms visitado por los hispanos de EE. UU., y Uforia, una aplicacin digital con contenido musical en medios mltiples. Entre las propiedades de la compaa tambin se encuentran marcas digitales asociadas a Gizmodo Media Group y The Onion. Para ms informacin, favor de visitar corporate.univision.com.

For more information, please visit www.Univision.net.

Univision is an Equal Opportunity Employer including Vets and Disabled


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Summer 2019 Internship Dallas Local Media News Intern

Univision Communications Inc.