Photojournalist Internship Program
If you're a current junior or senior in college, intern in sunny Phoenix, Arizona at the local independent news station, KTVK-3TV. KTVK-3TV and The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists are committed to developing photojournalist interns from colleges and accredited universities.
All of our interns receive the benefit of being assigned a mentor. The mentor will provide a platform to develop skills and experience. Our mentors will provide a learning partnership with our interns, and teach them all there is to know about the fascinating world of television and development of photojournalism (video) skills. Program will include traditional television news photojournalism, editing, sports and more! This is a paid position (15 hours per week maximum schedule) and the student must be pre-approved for college credit. This Fall 2013 internship will run 15 weeks; September through December.
To be considered for an internship, please submit the following:
1. A short essay on why you would like to be selected for this internship
2. Résumé of your current college and other related experience
3. Academic and/or professional references
4. A video sample of your recent journalism work
(Please limit to a total of 5 minutes and the sample may be a mailed CD or web link.)
Our internship criteria require the selected student to be in their current junior or senior year in college during the term of the internship, have completed a journalism writing course and be interested in becoming a news (video) photojournalist. Prior experience with live video shooting and editing preferred.
Please submit all materials to:
KTVK, Attention Photog. Internship
5555 N. 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013
Deadline to submit is August 1, 2013. EOE.
For more information about KTVK-3TV, please visit www.azfamily.com.
For more information about the James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists, please visit www.jamesalancoxfoundation.org.
It is the policy of this station not to discriminate in its employment and personnel practices because of the person's age, race, color, creed, religion, gender, national origin, disability, handicap, or any other protected categories. Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission.