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CHCI-ZGS Communications Scholar-Internship Job Descriptions

For more information about the CHCI-ZGS Communications Scholar-Intern program, please click here. Applications are due on Friday, January 22 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time. Visit apply.chci.org to complete your application.

Broadcast Engineer Marketing AssistantNews AssistantVideo Producer Internship

Broadcast Engineer Internship

This position will work side-by-side with our Regional Broadcast IT Engineer who is responsible for all the Florida stations’ technical equipment and related infrastructure, high & low power digital/analog transmitters, fiber, satellite and microwave equipment, news equipment, and in-house computer networking as well as studio and transmitter facility maintenance, planning, building and execution of capital projects, news production and on-air operations. The intern would also assist with ensuring stations are in compliance with specific FCC rules and regulations, and overall maintenance of buildings and company-owned sites.

This internship will be based out of ZGS Communications' Telemundo Orlando TV station, but there may be some travel required to our other Florida stations; Telemundo Tampa and Telemundo Fort Myers.

Qualifications:

  • Must be a junior in an undergraduate program for the 2015/2016 school year.
  • Only students completing coursework in the following fields will be considered: Electrical Engineering, Software Engineering
  • Ability to speak in Spanish not required but preferred
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

Marketing Assistant Internship

ZGS Communications' Telemundo Tampa and Telemundo Orlando offices are looking for interns for its Marketing Department. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in the marketing field as it relates to the broadcast industry. Interns will gain hands-on experience and learn about the day-to-day operations of a television station’s marketing department.

This position will work with the Marketing Department, which oversees all aspects of the station’s marketing and promotions operations, as well as the station’s public image and interaction with the community.  This position will assist in planning and implementing the promotional, advertising, and public relations operations of the station in order to increase audience, revenue and community awareness.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting in the promotion of the news product
  • Working with the sales department to create client revenue-driven promotions
  • Assisting the Marketing Manager in all tasks relating to station events
  • Assisting in the implementation of marketing strategies related to the Telemundo Network programming
  • Generating content for the station’s social media platforms
  • Working with local, regional and national media partners to execute media plan
  • Assisting with the station’s public relations initiatives and operations
  • Participating in the station’s community outreach programs

Qualifications:

  • Must be a junior in an undergraduate program for the 2015/2016 school year.
  • Only students completing coursework towards a degree in Marketing will be considered
  • Strong communication skills; must be able to speak and write fluently in Spanish
  • Self-motivated to see projects through from beginning to end with minimal oversight
  • Able to work under pressure

 

News Assistant Internship

Telemundo Tampa and Telemundo Orlando are looking for interns for its 6pm and 11pm newscasts. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in broadcast journalism, television production, the Hispanic market, and current affairs. Interns will gain hands-on experience and learn about the day-to-day production of a newscast.

Duties will include:

  • Assisting producers with logging video server’s material, researching news items, and writing part of the nightly script
  • Arranging and conducting interviews
  • Attending press conferences and other events with the video journalists
  • Assisting the video journalists during shooting
  • Assisting the video journalists in researching news items and finding footage for stories
  • Assist the news director with tasks related to the daily production of the news broadcast

Qualifications:

  • Must be a junior in an undergraduate program for the 2015/2016 school year.
  • Only students completing coursework in the following fields will be considered: Journalism, Social Media, Digital Media, Radio & Television Broadcasting
  • Must be able to speak and write fluently in Spanish
  • Excellent written and verbal skills
  • Self-motivated to see projects through from beginning to end with minimal oversight
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Experience with production and non-linear editing helpful

 

Video Producer Internship

Telemundo Tampa and Telemundo Orlando are seeking production interns to gain a wide variety of experiences in studio production and video editing. This is an excellent opportunity for those interested in editing, television production and Spanish-language television. Interns will gain hands-on experience editing and producing promotional material for a television station.

Duties will include:

  • Shooting, editing, and creating graphic elements for various video products
  • Working with the Art Director to create all promotional materials for the station and special events
  • Updating production calendar and schedules
  • Translating scripts from English to Spanish and Spanish to English
  • Editing videos and uploading them to holaciudad.com
  • Helping the production editor with duties as assigned

Qualifications:

  • Excellent knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe After Effects, and Adobe Premier 
  • Must be fluent in English. Spanish proficiency a big plus
  • Must be able to multi-task and be extremely well-organized
  • Time management skills are paramount as is the ability to coordinate multiple projects and edit by deadlines
  • Must be creative and a self-motivated team player

Applications are due on Friday, January 22 at 11:59 PM Eastern Time. Visit apply.chci.org to complete your application.


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