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March 22, 2019 — Univision is looking to recruit top talent for its Internship program to join its mission of informing and empowering U.S. Hispanics. As part of its commitment to Hispanic America, Univision hosts a rich internship program focused on providing top emerging talent with the opportunity to learn about newsgathering and production in a dynamic and fast paced environment.  Fully embedded in its local newsrooms, the interns will have the opportunity to shadow, learn and apply their new learning in the creation, editing, writing, publishing, and distribution of linear and non-linear content across multiple platforms. 

Company Description

Univision Communications Inc. is the leading media company serving Hispanic America. Its powerhouse portfolio includes television, radio and interactive offerings that entertain and inform more Hispanics each day than any other media company in the country. The company values serve as a compass for its actions and the foundation for its interactions with employees, customers, and suppliers. They are its defining principles that state what we believe.

Univision Communications Inc. has evolved into a top-tier multimedia company with 16 broadcast, cable and digital networks; 62 television stations; 68 radio stations; an array of online and mobile apps, products and content creation facilities in Miami, New York and Los Angeles. Univision Communications Inc. has an unmatched position at the intersection of two primary business growth opportunities in the U.S. today: Hispanics and digital, which coupled with its strong brand equity and diversified businesses, makes us the gateway to Hispanic America for any company looking to connect with this important audience.

Job Description

The intern will be embedded with the newsroom staff to make significant contributions to the dissemination of news content across various platforms.  The News Content Production Intern will work directly with producers, reporters, assignment desk editors, and other staff.  Interns will learn how to create multimedia content and/or curate content including but not limited to writing copy, shoot and edit video, take and/or Photoshop photos, research stories, conduct pre-interviews, suggest captions and headlines, may go out in the field to gather content, log interviews, do fact-checking, and post content to various platforms. They will have the opportunity of having their work supervised by professionals and learn from top journalists in their markets. The ideal candidate is at the top of their class, a Journalism or related major, is a self-starter, and is eager to learn in a team environment. Its internship program strives to grow its interns’ knowledge of the news media industry and provide real-world newsroom experience.

  • 10-week paid program; maximum of 40 hours/per week
  • Summer, Spring and Fall Semesters run according to college semester schedule.  Schedules will vary depending on market needs.   Summer semesters can run full-time based on student’s availability.
  • Projects will be assigned after training and overview of news operations.  They will be on-going and designed to build knowledge, skills, and experience in news production.
  • Exposure can provide exposure to production/post-production phases and digital distribution initiatives.
  • May include additional training and development workshops to build various skills.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Prior work/internship experience in a corporate environment
  • Proficiency with Word/Excel/ PowerPoint
  • Demonstrate leadership and adaptability
  • Demonstrate civic and community service
  • News, social media, digital video production and photography experience is a must, whether via college classes or previous internship experience.
  • Must be a rising Jr., rising Sr., pursuing Bachelor’s degree 
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above 
  • Must be fully bilingual (English/Spanish), both written and spoken with very high-level Spanish proficiency. 
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Must be in pursuit of a career in digital journalism, digital content production or related news field
  • Must possess superior communication skills
  • Prior experience in newspaper publishing, newsroom production, Spanish language media or published Spanish language work highly desirable.
  • Must be 18 years of age or older 
  • Employment/education will be verified
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S.

How to apply

Summer internship starts June 3, 2019 Ends: August 9, 2019. Apply Here

Deadline

Deadline to apply is April 5, 2019 – candidates selected will be invited to complete a video interview to continue with the internship application process

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The Hunter College journalism program is offered as a concentration or a minor within the Department of Film & Media Studies. Its curriculum is built around production courses in journalism and analytical courses in media studies. Learn more about our course requirements.

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