Are you interested in a career in sports journalism, digital and/or social media? Are you looking for a hands on dynamic internship, in a fast paced environment; where you work side by side with industry leading professionals? Where you get daily guidance from an assigned mentor? Then you want to learn about our paid internship program.

WZZM 13 in Grand Rapids, MI is offering a paid internship for college students interested in careers in sports broadcast journalism. Assignments would include working side by side with experienced journalists in storytelling, videography, digital and social media focused primarily on high school sports.

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Our program requires interns to provide proof of enrollment. We prefer students have a minimum 3.0 GPA in their major course of study. Internships will cover 3 months and will be up to 20 hours per week, with a schedule to be arranged by the intern and the intern’s mentor. Hours may vary based on station events and activities, but the schedule will include working Friday nights for high school football coverage. Internships start in late August and end in November.

Deadline to apply for the Fall Internship is August 20, 2019.