WTVG-TV, 13abc offers an aggressive, hands-on training production internship program. Through the program, college students can learn how all departments of a broadcast television station operate.
As an intern in the Creative Services Department, candidates will learn how to market and brand a local businesses. This includes having the opportunity to practice writing effective commercials and observe the editing process. They will learn how graphics are designed and how commercials are trafficked. Candidates will also be able to learn about all aspects of our community projects.
An internship with 13abc will provide training opportunities similar to training that would be provided in an educational environment. Training opportunities will include observations of various operational functions of the Station as well as hands-on experience where appropriate.
The experience of a 13abc internship is for the benefit of the intern. Individuals must be interested in a career in broadcasting or the media and be pursuing a course of study in a related field.
The 13abc internship is designed to offer an excellent opportunity to educate individuals interested in the broadcast industry and the operations of television stations. Staff will take the time to explain how we operate, why we do things a certain way, the functions within the Station and the role of the Station in the community.
Interns are not entitled to employment at the conclusion of the internship.
Interns are not entitled to wages for time spent in the internship.
At the specific request of a Station employee, an intern may ride with such employee in a Gray or Station vehicle (excluding news ENG live trucks and satellite trucks). Under no circumstances may an intern operate any motor vehicle owned by Gray or Station, or ride in a news ENG live truck or satellite truck owned by Gray or Station.
Interns must be at least 18 years of age. Prior to acceptance in the Gray Internship Program, you must sign the Internship Agreement as well as comply with Gray’s drug testing policy which includes testing prior to commencement as well as random testing during the term of the internship.
All applications must be in at least one month prior to the start of the semester during which a student is applying for an internship.
Interested students should send resume, cover letter and college requirements to:
13abc Action News
4247 Dorr Street
Toledo, OH 43607
Materials can also be emailed to Tammy.Martin@13abc.com
13abc is part of the Gray Television family. Gray Television, Inc. (NYSE: GTN and GTN.A) is a television broadcast company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, that owns and operates television stations and leading digital assets in markets throughout the United States. We currently own and/or operate television stations across 51 television markets that collectively broadcast over 180 program streams including 36 channels affiliated with the CBS Network, 27 channels affiliated with the NBC Network, 19 channels affiliated with the ABC Network and 14 channels affiliated with the FOX Network. We own and/or operate the number-one or number-two ranked television station operations in essentially all of our markets, which collectively cover approximately 9.5 percent of total United States television households.