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Television Engineering Intern - WHEC-TV -- Spring 2024

Requisition Posting Details

Requisition #:  23-1538 - Television Engineering Intern - Spring 2024

Requisition Location: Rochester (NY), New York

About Us:  WHEC-TV, News10NBC, strives to create a community of acceptance and inclusion, built on a strong foundation of transparency, integrity and creativity. We are committed to delivering important Enterprise stories in addition to In-Depth and Investigative reporting every day. We consistently challenge ourselves to improve user experiences in our broadcast, digital and social media platforms. As a Hubbard Rochester, NY employee, you are surrounded by opportunities for growth while working with some of the very best talent in the industry. Our mission is to inform, educate and entertain as we engage and strengthen our community and create value for all stakeholders. At News10NBC, we value you and everything that makes you uniquely you.

Job Overview:  WHEC-TV has a paid internship in our Engineering department during the spring semester 2024. The intern will work directly with experienced members of our Engineering department in a learning opportunity, where the student extends their education beyond the classroom.

Job Responsibilities:
Interns will learn how to do the following technical procedures:

Responsible for the video recording and file-based clip management involving studio, satellite, and video-on-demand systems for both commercial and program content.

Audio responsibilities include daily live newscasts, as well as news and promotional production.

Master control work involves live switching and studio robotic camera operation. 

The Master Control operator will also verify and edit automation playlists, maintain and complete all logs, FCC compliance, and other records related to each Master Control shift.

Ability to handle last minute and unexpected changes in a professional, poised manner during live broadcasts. 

Able to communicate calmly, quickly and clearly to all involved as needed.

Act in a professional, courteous manner when representing the station and the News and Engineering Departments. Perform other duties as assigned.

Must be student enrolled in a degree program at a trade school, college or university which recognizes the internship for a class credit. 

Will need to provide proof of credit from institution.

Applicant needs to be in good academic standing, and provide a signed letter of recommendation from academic advisor. 

Student should be interested in pursuing a career in Operations.

A self-starter that thrives under the pressure of strict deadlines.

Working knowledge of the internet and strong computer skills are essential. 

Work effectively in a team environment.

Compliance with Company policies & procedures.

Compensation and Benefits:  When extending an offer, the company considers a variety of factors such as (but not limited to) the candidate's work experience, education/training & key skills as well as internal peer equity and other market and business considerations. The pay range for this full time hourly non-exempt position is $15.00 per hour to $15.00 per hour. The above range represents the company’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting. For information regarding our benefits, please copy the link below and paste in your browser:

Diversity Statement: Hubbard Broadcasting has been committed to representing the communities we serve since our founding over
100 years ago. The same holds true today. We know the best way to accomplish this is by recruiting and retaining top talent from diverse cultures, life experiences, and world views. With dignity and respect, we value YOU and everything that makes YOU uniquely YOU.

EEO Statement: We are an equal opportunity employer, including disability/vets.