BRCTV-13 Creative News Internships

Company: Blue Ridge Communications TV-13
Department: Creative Services
Location: Lehighton, Pennsylvania 18235
Job Type: Internship
Shift: Variable week days 9:30AM-6:00PM
Pay Rate: Paid Internship, $8.50hr

Creative News Interns have the opportunity to learn the skills necessary to become a News Reporter, Anchor, Producer, Copywriter, or Field Producer. Interns become working members of the "BRC13" News team.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Accompanying reporter on assignments
  • Taking part and bringing ideas to daily news meetings
  • Beat calls
  • Researching stories
  • Writing stories
  • Accompanying videographer and conducting interviews in the field
  • Running teleprompter or studio camera for live newscasts
  • Organizing graphics for the newscast
  • Editing video

Employers in the communications field need more than words on paper! We need a tangible product to evaluate a potential employee's ability. BRC13 provides experience by implementing the concepts students learn in college. Our "on the job" experience is not offered by many other companies! 

BRC13 offers a limited number of internships to students who have completed at least one year of college. We offer both credit and non-credit internships at our main studio in Lehighton, Pennsylvania. Internships are awarded to the strongest candidates after an interview process. Please plan ahead and apply early!

Internship Schedule:

  • Summer: May-August (Interviews begin in March)
  • Fall: September-December (Interviews begin in June)
  • Spring: January-April (Interviews begin in October)

Additional notes about our internships...

  • No intern will work in any on-air capacity
  • We accept credit and non-credit interns
  • There are two steps to apply (see below)
  • All interviews are conducted at our Studio at 936 Elm Street, Lehighton PA 18235. (all interns also work out of this location)
  • Internships hours are weekdays only – a shift is 9:30am-6pm (interns may work as little as two or as many as 5 days a week depending on college requirements and availability)
  • Interns are required to successfully complete a background check and drug testing prior to beginning any internship with BRC13

Qualifications:

  • Must have completed at least one year of college
  • Broadcast Journalism or equivalent communications majors preferred
  • Writing Skills
  • Video Editing Skills
  • Production Skills
  • Reporting Skills
  • Videography Skills
  • Camera Operation Skills
  • Operations Technology

There are TWO steps to apply:

  1. Fill out an online application at www.pencor.com along with Word or PDF attachment of resume
  2. Send a letter of request specifying your choice of internship (creative or technical), copy of resume and demo reel (if avaialable) to

BRCTV-13 Internship
Attn: Marie Johns
936 Elm Street
Lehighton, PA 18235
mjohns@brctv13.com