March 9, 2011

Paid legal journalism internship @ TV station

TruTV is offering a paid summer internship for its television show In Session, which provides live coverage of trials, legal news, and details of highly publicized crimes during their news programming hours from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. every weekday.

The 12-week position is based in Atlanta, runs from June 6. to Aug 12, and pays minimum wage. College credit is also available. Applicants must be students who have not have graduated college or graduate school prior to the start of the internship.

The ideal Intern candidate for In Session should be outgoing, well-mannered, well-organized, detail-oriented, energetic, enthusiastic, flexible, and have excellent phone manners and interpersonal skills.

Intern students may have the opportunity to learn and observe a number of functions within the department such as research on upcoming cases, identifying principles and potential guests, and daily guest rundown preparation. Interns will also have an opportunity to interact with anchors and guests as greeters and propose suggestions for guest questions.

Required Qualifications/Skills: Computer Skills required: MS office suite and Internet research. Lexis-Nexis preferred. Final Cut Pro a plus.

Submit application online. Click here, scroll down to locate position and apply online.

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