Internship @ Hill.TV

October 23, 2019

 

Based in Washington, D.C., Hill.TV is a subsidiary of political news service, The Hill. Hill.TV produces content that resonates on a variety of platforms with an emphasis on online digital news production.

This position gives the intern the opportunity to engage on a deeper level with the production of at least two news programs: Rising and What America’s Thinking. Each day, the intern works closely with the editorial staff to research segment topics. The intern works on all levels of production from on-location, to the control room, to the studio. The intern offers support to the executive staff, producers (booking and editorial), associate producers, anchors, and crew. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, teleprompter operation, topic research, welcoming and mic-ing guests, sourcing material, production assistance on off-site shoots and additional duties as assigned.  Interns need an up-to-date knowledge of the news and pop culture and have extraordinary attention to detail. The intern can function in a fast-paced environment driven by speed and accuracy.

 

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following:

Researching segment topics

Assisting with writing for shows  

Greeting guests

Assisting multimedia producer with audio preparations

Studio, control room, field production assistance

Printing and distributing scripts and rundowns

Teleprompter operation

Ordering transportation to and from shoots

Assisting producers at live locations across Washington, D.C. including Capitol Hill and the White House

Researching notes, transcription, and copywriting

Seeking out video sources for news and lighter fare  

Requirements:

Attention to detail

Strong writing skills

Able to work both independently and as a team player

Punctual

Highly motivated and responsible

Flexible and able to work in a fast-paced news environment

In pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor or Graduate degree at an accredited institution and be able to provide documentation to confirm your degree progress.

Current class standing of sophomore or above (30 credits)

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above

Must be 18 years of age or older

Ability to interact well with various personalities and positions

Early mornings required, hours may vary

 

How to Apply: If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Tiffany Hudson at [email protected].