Charter Communications/Spectrum Spectrum News NY1 2021 Summer Internship - News Standards in New York, New York
About Spectrum Networks Internship: Spectrum Networks is seeking talented, creative, technical, highly self-motivated, and enthusiastic individuals to join our team of interns! From first interview through program completion, we offer students a competitive and exciting learning experience which will position you for future news/sports journalism and production opportunities. We take great pride in nurturing up-and-coming stars of tomorrow by providing a robust news experience with Spectrum News and/or Spectrum Sports. Selected candidates will gain a unique opportunity to work with award-winning employees who support the organization's growth, subscriber retention and profitability.
Program Dates: June 2nd 2021 - August 6th 2021
This will be a virtual program.
About Spectrum Networks: Spectrum Networks is a series of 27 hyper-local news and 9 regional sports networks owned and operated by Charter Communications, Inc. Spectrum Networks seeks to provide the most essential local news and information, cultivating relevant and thoughtful conversations that foster informed and engaged communities.
Experience You Will Gain: Spectrum Networks Internships provides you with meaningful, real-world experience that will aid in developing confidence and marketable skills for the future. Our for-credit Internship will provide you with experiential learning in a professional setting that integrates what you have learned in the classroom. The experience of being a Spectrum Networks Intern will provide you with invaluable experiences in news and sports, and will also allow you to develop your professional skills. You will expand your network and build upon your current resume, all while having fun!
Spectrum Networks offers internship opportunities in the following area:
News Standards: The intern will assist the Spectrum Networks News Standards Committee which may include research, writing, editing, fact-checking, proofreading, and transcribing. Sit-in on standards review process. Manage and update training calendars. Actively engage in brainstorming sessionsDuties & Responsibilities:
Complete core assignment (noted above) provided by the respective department and/or functional area
Complete portfolio project, individually or group based determined by manager
Attend internship development activities as scheduled
Participate in rotating opportunities where applicable
Be enthusiastic, communicative and open to learning new things every day!Basic Qualifications:
Skills/Abilities & Knowledge
Prior editorial experience either through previous internships or student publication
Experience writing, editing, fact-checking, transcribing, researching, and/or proofreading
Awareness of culture, current events, and trends
Eager work ethic and ability to work as a part of a team
Organized, detail-oriented, and analytical
Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities and work under time pressure deadline
Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills; ability to clearly communicate solutions; ability to relate well with diverse populations
Ability to interface with internal company personnel and build relationships
Requires ability to adapt proactively and positively solve problemsEligibility Requirements: Only the best and brightest need apply. To be considered for a Spectrum Networks internship you must:
Be in pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor or Graduate degree at an Accredited Institution and be able to provide documentation to confirm degree program
Current class standing of sophomore or above (30 credits)Students must be 18 years of age or older
Must have authorization to work in the U.S
Must be willing to participate for a term of 10 weeks (16 to 20 hours weekly)Must agree not to miss more than three (3) days of the internship program
Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include weekends and holidays to cover breaking news events and gain experience working for a 24 hour news channel
Must have access to a computer or tablet
Must have access to internetPreferred Qualifications:
Grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 scale
Majors in Broadcast Journalism, Communications, Sports Business, Marketing, Finance etc.
Previous internship experience
Demonstrated participation in extracurricular activities a plus
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The Spectrum brands (including Spectrum Networks, Spectrum Enterprise and Spectrum Reach) are powered and innovated by Charter Communications. Charter Communications reaffirms its commitment to providing equal opportunities for employment and advancement to qualified employees and applicants. Individuals will be considered for positions for which they meet the minimum qualifications and are able to perform without regard to race, color, gender, age, religion, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.