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Wednesday, October 20, 2010

NY1 Spring 2011 Internships

Courtesy of Prof. Gene Donati and MCA Student Yan Kaner

Hey Spring Internships are out at NY1 News; passing this along. If anyone is looking for an internship please let them talk to me first and apply online.

See you soon and thanks so much,

Yan Kaner
Overnight Researcher - NY1 News/NY1 Noticias

Job Title NY1- Spring Internship
Requisition # 123078BR
Location United States - New York - New York
Area of
Interest Editorial
Engineering/Technical Operations
Network Television Production
Cable Television Production
Type Intern
Posting Job Description SUMMARY
We offer opportunities to students who are motivated and eager to
learn about broadcast journalism and gain valuable experience in a
newsroom environment. The following departments are looking for
interns who will help plan, execute and coordinate various aspects of
news media.

• General News: Interns will work with assignment editors,
photographers and news producers as they gather, research, write and
produce the local news of the day. This internship is split between
work in the field and the newsroom.
• Local Edition: Interns will work with NY1’s Queens, Staten Island
and Bergen County, NJ reporters and anchors to produce local stories.
These positions offer a mix of time in the newsroom and in the field.
• NY1 Noticias: Interns will work with NY1 Noticias’ reporters,
producers and writers to produce our Spanish language news channel.
These positions offer a mix of time in the newsroom and in the field.
Must be bi-lingual.
• One on 1 with Budd Mishkin: Intern will research guests, prepare
transcripts from interviews, participate in field shoots, and collect
archival material for use in packages. Interns who demonstrate
exceptional initiative and skill will have the opportunity to propose
potential subjects to be profiled.
• Education: Intern will work with NY1’s Education reporter helping
to write, research, shoot and produce local education stories.
• Political Unit: Interns will work with the political team
(producers, reporters and writers) to produce NY1’s nightly political
program Inside City Hall. • NY1.com: Intern will work with the New
Media team to write headlines, develop content, edit copy and create
multimedia stories. There will also be opportunities to get hands-on
experience creating photos and video for web and use social media
tools like Twitter and Facebook to reach out to our viewers.
• Living Unit: Interns will work with reporters and producers who
research, shoot and write NY1’s feature reports (including Arts,
Health & Fitness, On Stage, Technology Report and Money Matters) and
long-form special programming.
• Sports: Interns will log sporting events, edit highlights, assist
in the control room during live shows, attend sporting events and
assist shooters in the field. • The Call: Interns will conduct “man on
the street” interviews (with photographer), screen, log, and edit the
interviews into sound bites, edit video clips, sort anchor scripts,
run TelePrompter during production, and participate in editorial
decisions for our live nightly call-in show.
• Rail and Road: Intern will assist our traffic reporters in putting
together their live reports during rush hour. • NY1 for You: Interns
will assist producer and reporter on shoots, interview subjects, pitch
story ideas, and research investigative and consumer stories.

• Video Editing: Interns will shadow video editors learning every
angel of the job. Depending on skill level, interns may have the
opportunity to edit reporter packages for air.
• Technical Operations: Interns will mix audio, set up studio sets,
operate robotic cameras and still store, call up teleprompter scripts,
and provide lighting support.
• ENG: Interns will work with the ENG Assistants to organize and
maintain the cameras and other support gear for the field crews. They
will also occasionally work to support field crews and live trucks on
remote shoots. Creative Department Interns
• Creative Services (promotions/marketing/public relations): Interns
will assist producers with production of promotions, screen promotion
footage and graphic elements, and occasionally accompany producers on
shoots. Interns will also work on the NY1 Community Calendar and
assist with clerical duties as needed.
• Graphics: Interns will learn how to create and produce various
on-air graphics using Photoshop, Illustrator and After Effects.

• Tape Librarian: Intern will assist with classifying, cataloging and
maintaining library of video tapes, DVDs and digital files;
transferring footage to various formats for tape sales and licensing;
and filing tapes according to the in-house shelving system.
• HR: Intern will assist in updating job descriptions and sorting
resumes, organize filing of recruitment documents, compile and input
employment statistics, facilitate HR events (orientation, site visits,
intern activities), and examine organizations, schools, and agencies
that would assist recruitment efforts.

Candidates for internships MUST:
• Receive academic credits for the internship.
• Have strong interpersonal, verbal/written communication skills,
leadership and organizational abilities.
• Maintain a professional appearance, be enthusiastic, and have a
demonstrated interest in journalism and news.
• Be able to commit to approximately 16 hours per week.
• Coursework or previous internship experience in communications,
journalism or related field is preferred.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with
disabilities to perform the essential functions.

To be considered applicants MUST list the position or positions they
are interested in obtaining and rationale for selecting this/these
area(s) in a cover letter. Interested students MUST complete the
online application at www.timewarnercable.com/careers

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