KDFW FOX 4 offers an academic credit internship program for college/university junior, senior and graduate students. Internships are available in the following departments:
FOX 4 News (summer only)
FOX 4 Digital/Web (summer only)
Creative Services (summer only)
Sales (summer only)
To begin the application process, students should download and complete a FOX 4 Internship Application. The deadline for submitting internship materials for Summer 2017 is February 28. Applications can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org or by fax to 214-720-3014.
If applicants are interested in receiving additional information or have any questions about our Academic Credit Internship Program, they may contact the Human Resources Department at 214-720-3149, by fax at 214-720-3014, or through written correspondence to:
KDFW FOX 4
Human Resources Department
Fox Television Stations, Inc.
400 North Griffin St.
Dallas, TX 75202
NEWS DEPARTMENT: All News student interns will gain hands-on experience in the day-to-day operations of a fast-paced news environment. Overall, an internship with the News Department will involve assisting the news staff with compiling information, answering phones and other duties that will be useful in the news gathering process. This internship may include some field experience with News Reporters to cover developing stories. Student interns are expected to assist producers with researching. Also, student interns will assist Assignment Desk Editors and News Producers with phone calls to assist in the development of stories, as well as filing press releases, sorting scripts and writing practice scripts as needed. This internship requires learning the news computer system.
DIGITAL WEB DEPARTMENT: Student interns will gain hands-on experience in the day-to-day operations of the Digital Web Department. Interns will help write/pitch stories for FOX4News.com, search and edit video for digital platforms, monitor/manage FOX4's social media channels-i.e. Facebook and Twitter. This digital internship involves creating content on multiple platforms such as web, mobile and social. Student interns must have a strong writing background. Prior experience working on campus newspaper or publication is a plus. Student interns must be self-starters, organized, and able to work evening and weekends hours, if necessary.
CREATIVE SERVICES DEPARTMENT: Student interns will assist in the production of news and program promotion, as well as creation of broadcast graphics. Creative writing and journalism background preferred. Student interns must be enrolled in a Broadcast Journalism, Television/Radio, or comparable curriculum.
SALES: The Sales Department is responsible for generating revenue via negotiations with commercial advertisers. Student interns will provide administrative support to account executives and sales coordinators. Internship activities may include contract entry, typing correspondence, faxing, filling contracts, copying, etc. There will also be telephone interaction with clients and advertising agencies and the opportunity to attend in person meetings with clients and advertising agencies. There may be opportunities for the student interns to spend time in the Traffic and Research departments as well. Student interns must have a desire to work in Sales and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment.
Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans. Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job. Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment. Please send an email to email@example.com , call (214) 720-3149, or visit our readily accessible station located at 400 N Griffin Street, Dallas, TX 75202, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.
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