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REQUIREMENTS

 •No less than 16 hours per week at the station. (Some departments require evening and/or weekend assignments, as noted.)

 •A statement from the educational institution verifying credit will be awarded upon successful completion of the program.

 •Students applying must be of Junior, Senior or Graduate standing in college.


EXPECTATIONS

•Professionalism in communication, personal presentation, punctuality and attendance.

•Demonstration of initiative, willingness to develop new and useful skills, and enthusiasm in the performance of all tasks.

•Knowledge of WTXF-FOX 29 Philadelphia's programming, including, but not limited to: The FOX Network, The Ten O'Clock News, and Good Day.

TO APPLY:

•Click here to print out the internship application

•Email or mail the completed application, resume and cover letter to:

Fox29.hr@FOXTV.com or


FOX Philadelphia

ATTN: FOX Internship Program

330 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106


INTERVIEWS

•Interviews will be conducted following the application deadlines. 


DATES

The following are the dates of our internship sessions:

Spring 2015: January 6 through April 10

Summer 2015: May 12 through August 14

Fall 2015: September 8 through December 18

 


CURRENT OPPORTUNITIES

Minimum Qualifications: Graduate, Junior or Senior status in an accredited college or university, majoring in related fields of study, the ability to contribute a minimum of 16 hours per week, and reliable transportation to our facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. All internships are non-paid, and may be taken only for college credit (academic credit for the internship is required). Arrangements to obtain credit must be made with your Advisor or Internship Coordinator prior to beginning your internship at WTXF. Your Advisor or Internship Coordinator will be required to certify your eligibility for academic credit. Please refer to an Internship Application.


APPLICATION DEADLINES

 •Spring Semester Internships: November 1

 •Summer Semester Internships: March 1

 •Fall Semester Internships: July 1


DEPARTMENTAL INTERN RESPONSIBILITIES AND OBJECTIVES

 We offer intern opportunities in the following areas:

•News

•Community Affairs

•Finance and Human Resources

•Sales

•Creative Services

•Sports

•Information Technology


COMMUNITY AFFAIRS

•Preparation, including copy writing of Community Update

•Maintenance of community leader files

•Topic research for special projects

•Assist in community leader/group contact

•Assist in public service production sessions

 Hours needed: Mon. - Fri. 9am to 5:30pm; Monday mornings a MUST!


FINANCE AND HUMAN RESOURCES

•Assist with inventory and budgets

•Assist with internship recruitment

Hours needed: Mon. - Fri. 9am to 6pm


SALES

•Ratings & demographic research

•Assist with sales promotion activities 

•Assist salespersons in various aspects of account activity

Hours needed: Mon. - Fri. 9am to 5pm


CREATIVE SERVICES

•Observation/orientation to promotion production

•Non-linear and regular video editing of the promos 

Hours needed: Mon. - Fri. 9am to 6pm

  

SPORTS

•Logging sporting events for highlight selection for air

•Coordinating scripts with producers and talent

•Updating file system of professional, college, and high school sporting events

•Assist photographers on remote assignments

Hours needed: Mon. - Fri. 6:30pm to 11pm; Sat. and Sun. 1pm to 11pm


NEWS

•Story research

•Pre-show interviewing

•Maintenance of video tape library

•Assist producer, director and anchors in telecast

Hours: Sun and Sat. 8am-11pm, M-F 4am-11pm.


MEET OUR FALL 2014 INTERNS

Community Affairs

Caitlin Graham, Rowan University

Brett Zanneo, Neumann University

Creative Services

Nicole Capolarello, Villanova University

News - Dayside

Brenna Devanney, LaSalle University

Benjamin Golombek, University of Pennsylvania

Paul Roysdon, Temple University

News - Good Day

Ashley Force, Rowan University

Kimberly Kerr, Rowan University

Amanda Kim, Temple University

Melissa Steininger, Temple University

News – Nights

Alex Petyerak, Temple University

Hannah Wilcox

News - Technical

Micolina Hernandez, Temple University

News - Weekend Morning

Jade Jarvis, Temple University

Web

Lena Kinney, Temple University

Sports

Jennifer DeLuca, University of Delaware

Max McGee, Temple University

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