• Part Time
  • Anywhere

Columbia,SC

Gray Television

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Are you among the best and brightest at your college or university and are contemplating what’s next? Life is short. Stop waiting for “real life” to start and put your knowledge to the test. Launch your media career with Gray Television’s paid internship program!

Interested in learning more?  Check out the program description and apply today!  

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets reaching 36 percent of US television households. 

We constantly strive for excellence. By upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and developing the best and brightest employees in the business.

With 113 television stations across the U.S., Gray Television offers an unprecedented opportunity for students to learn an area of broadcast expertise from seasoned professionals in the business. Whether your interest involves news, production, sales, marketing, or engineering, our stations become a hands-on learning environment for Gray Television interns.

About WIS-TV:

WIS is the #1 local media organization in the capital city market of Columbia, South Carolina. As the top-rated broadcast television station serving South Carolina's Midlands since 1953, WIS offers the opportunity to join an award-winning culture built upon decades of market leadership.

WIS is currently recognized as the South Carolina Broadcasters Association's Station of the Year, and has won the award a record 17 times. WIS has earned the Edward R. Murrow Award for Journalism Excellence, the National Association of Broadcasters' Service to America Award, the George Foster Peabody Award, and has more than 70 Emmy nominations in the last 5 years. Among the many notable former journalists who helped set our standard, NBC Today Show co-host Craig Melvin began his career with WIS as an intern, photographer, reporter, then anchor.

WIS produces more than 60 hours of live, local broadcast programming per week, as well as original content for multiple digital platforms. The station offers a unique variety of multiplatform advertising solutions, sponsored content, and professional creative services for businesses of any size.

Columbia, South Carolina is a vibrant and growing capital city with a diverse population. It is home to the U.S. Army's largest installation for Basic Combat Training, Fort Jackson, along with the University of South Carolina and multiple other colleges and universities.  WIS is located downtown, just two blocks from the South Carolina Statehouse.  Our community combines affordable quality of living with a variety of entertainment and activities to accommodate your lifestyle, whether it's our 50,000-acre Lake Murray, our Columbia Fireflies minor league baseball team, the Riverbanks Zoo & Gardens, nearby Congaree National Park, or so much more.

The Internship Program:                              

As a paid intern, you won’t sit and watch someone else doing their job.  Gray’s intern program is an immersive experience where you serve as a valued team member to our award-winning teams.

With 113 television stations across the U.S., Gray Television offers an unprecedented opportunity for students to learn an area of broadcast expertise from seasoned professionals in the business.  Whether your interest involves news, production, sales, marketing, or engineering, our stations become a hands-on learning environment for Gray Television interns.  If we have an employee doing it, there can be a Gray intern learning and earning.

Not only will you walk away with an expanded resume and portfolio, but Gray’s paid internship opens doors to begin your full-time career with Gray Television.  Many of our current employees started as interns.  Our paid internship program puts you at the front of the line for full-time job openings, armed with the training you received from your internship.

We’re committed to a broad applicant recruiting outreach program in our continuing efforts to represent our diverse community. 

Qualifications/Requirements:

?? Be currently enrolled in a college/university (preferred Junior/Senior)
?? Strong work ethic, and organizational skills
?? Earning a degree in Journalism/Communications, Sales, Marketing, Engineering, News, Sports, or related fields, with a desire to get hands-on experience in the local media industry

If you are interested in interning in these areas, the station may have openings in these departments for you:

  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Creative Services
  • Sports
  • Weather
  • News Production
  • News MMJ
  • Engineering

We look forward to hearing from you!

?? Interested in the program?  Go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, type "Intern WIS-TV" (in search bar)

WIS-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus by the first workday. 


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HOW TO APPLY

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.

https://gray.tv/careers