WRAL News Intern
WRAL News Intern - Raleigh, NC Who We Are: https://capitolbroadcasting.com/divisions/television/wral-tv/
This internship is open to rising Juniors and Seniors at NCCU, Shaw University and St. Augustine’s University. Please note, students should apply to one internship only.
WRAL News is seeking an intern to join our news team this Fall for an exciting, paid learning opportunity. Prepare yourself for a future in the news industry with the support of experienced journalists and the tremendous resources of WRAL.
Responsibilities will include gathering news, doing research and writing for multiple platforms. Candidates will learn how to produce, order graphics, update digital stories and job shadow in different roles across the newsroom. Interns will also answer WRAL News desk inquiries, confirm information by phone and email, contribute story ideas and run teleprompter.
WRAL is committed to helping you realize your potential and work toward your professional goals. The hands-on internship provides professional and leadership development and a chance to network and connect with journalists. It would require a 20-hour work week over Fall semester for 18 weeks. Strong communication abilities, internet research experience and exceptional phone handling skills are a must. An ideal candidate must be able to work under tight deadlines, be willing to work a variety of shifts and be prepared to work holidays.
Only candidates attending historically Black colleges and universities seeking a degree in journalism or a related field of study are eligible to apply. You must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to work at CBC, WRAL’s parent company. If there is a medical or religious reason preventing you from receiving an available COVID-19 vaccination, and you are selected as a candidate for consideration, we have an accommodations process in place to evaluate those requests.
EOE M/F. All Capitol Broadcasting Company properties are tobacco-free. Capitol Broadcasting Company participates in E-Verify.
Partnership with Leadership Triangle:
As a part of this internship, you will complete 50 hours of leadership training with Leadership Triangle. Your hours with Leadership Triangle are a paid component of the program and all sessions are mandatory. As an Emerging Leader, you will be paired with a leadership coach who will support you in five 1:1 sessions. Additionally, you will take part in a cohort-only retreat in Rocky Mount, and regularly participate in interactive workshops and training. You will be introduced to leaders throughout the Triangle community and have opportunities to network and grow your professional community. All students who successfully complete the Emerging Leaders Program will be admitted into the lifelong Goodmon Fellowship.
Emerging Leaders will be paid $6400 over the course of a 400 hour Fall internship ($16/hr), running from August 21-December 15. Additionally, each intern will receive $160 as a transportation stipend. Leadership Triangle will administer all payments. This is a cohort based program, designed to promote networking across local HBCUs.
The application deadline is May 19. Interns will be notified of an application decision during the week of June 7th.
If selected, all Emerging Leaders will be expected to join the cohort for a leadership retreat held from Saturday, September 30 - Sunday, October 1 in Rocky Mount, NC. Leadership Triangle has arranged lodging. Meals will be provided. Emerging Leaders are expected to arrange their own transportation and arrive no later than 12pm on September 30th. If transportation is an issue, please contact us at email@example.com.