CBS Corporation Community Affairs Internship - Winter, 2017 in Southfield, Michigan

Community Affairs Internship - Winter, 2017

REF#: 26508

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: CBS Television Stations

JOB TYPE: Paid Intern


JOB LOCATION: Southfield, MI


CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV’s satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.).


This internship provides student interns the opportunity to gain experience in Community Affairs and Local Programming. Intern responsibilities may include the following activities:

  • Production Assistant for our weekly Community Affairs programs

  • Write scripts for weekly Community Calendars

  • Write & research scripts/questions for Street Beat

  • Write social media for Community Affairs

  • Research and write community events for web sites

  • Write website community content and/or blogs

  • Video Editing: B-roll for community shows, Community Calendars, Web Exclusives

  • Possible on-camera work for Web Exclusive content

  • Production Assistant on Community Affairs EFP’s (as needed)

  • Write, Edit, and Produce local PSA’s and assist with PSA production (as needed)

  • Research potential topics for future programs or PSA’s

  • Run Studio Camera or Prompter for Production (as needed)

  • Assist during station-sponsored Community Events (as needed)

  • Assist Programming, Traffic, Creative Services, Sales and Marketing departments (as needed)

  • Occasional clerical responsibilities (typing, filing, phones) may be required.


  • Knowledge of Final Cut Pro or Adobe Premiere is a plus but not required.

  • For this internship, students generally work from 9am-5pm three days a week, either a Monday-Wednesday-Thursday shift or a Tuesday-Thursday-Friday shift. Interns must be available on Thursdays for studio production. Interns interested in production/editing must also be available on Fridays.

A cover letter must be submitted with the resume to be considered for this internship.


Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled