Unpaid Internships

Bonneville International has been a leader in broadcasting for over 50 years, with a mission to build up, connect, inform and celebrate communities and families across our markets. We currently operate 22 radio stations in Denver, Phoenix, Sacramento, Salt Lake City, San Francisco, and Seattle, along with the NBC Affiliate TV station, KSL TV 5, in Salt Lake.

Bonneville provides unpaid internship opportunities to current university, college, and vocational-technical institute students to provide them the opportunity to extend their education beyond the classroom. Internships are semester-long unpaid opportunities for students to gain a greater understanding of the broadcast industry and expound upon the knowledge gained in the classroom setting. All interns must meet the following criteria:

• Intern must be currently registered at a university, college, community college or vocational-technical institute on a full-time basis and in good academic standing
• All interns must arrange with their current university, college, or institute to receive academic credit for their unpaid internship

Persons participating in internships with Bonneville need to understand that no guarantees are given for future employment with Bonneville.

To be considered for an internship, please click on the corresponding link below and attach your resume and cover letter.

Denver

There are no internships posted for Denver at this time, please check back later.

Phoenix

There are no internships posted for Phoenix at this time, please check back later.

Sacramento

There are no internships posted for Sacramento at this time, please check back later.

Salt Lake City

KSL Radio’s Dave & Dujanovic Internship is designed to provide students with a strong interest in broadcast journalism and current events an opportunity to gain insight into the operation of professional news production. Interns will have the opportunity to experience and learn about the day-to-day operations of an on-air news show including the research of segment ideas, social media presence for the show, and finding and editing sound clips. Interns will also have the opportunity to interact with the show’s hosts and producers. This is a non-paid learning opportunity where students can extend their broadcasting and current events education beyond the classroom.

KSL Radio’s JayMac News Show Internship is designed to provide students with a strong interest in broadcast journalism and current events an opportunity to gain insight into the operation of professional news production. Interns will have the opportunity to experience and learn about the day-to-day operations of an on-air news show including the research of segment ideas, social media presence for the show, and finding and editing sound clips. Interns will also have the opportunity to interact with the show’s host and producers. This is a non-paid learning opportunity where students can extend their broadcasting and current events education beyond the classroom.

The KSL Radio Digital Content Internship is designed to provide valuable experience for students interested in the intersection of digital content and traditional radio journalism. During the course of the internships, interns will be involved in a number of functions including social media, video and audio editing, podcasting, and live streaming as they gain in-depth, hands-on experience inside a top-notch news gathering and reporting operation. Through these experiences, interns should be able to develop and improve skills in those areas along with strengthening writing skills and learning more about how social media and journalism have converged.

The KSL TV News Internship is an unpaid learning opportunity for students where they can extend their television broadcasting education beyond the classroom. The internship is designed to provide students with a strong interest in broadcast journalism an opportunity to gain an insight into the operation of professional TV news production. The internship will be a semester in length (approx 14-16 weeks) and interns will have the opportunity to improve their basic broadcast writing, production, research, packaging and interviewing skills. They may also have the chance to compile segments for a resume tape.

KSL TV’s Studio 5 Internship is designed to provide students with a strong interest in broadcast communications an opportunity to be involved with the daily production of a live television talk show. Interns will have the opportunity to experience contributing and researching story ideas; updating daily website content; interacting with show guests; and the writing of topical promotions and teases. This unpaid opportunity is meant to be an extension of the learning gained in the classroom setting.

KSL TV’s Sports Internship is designed to provide valuable learning experience to students with a strong interest in television sports/broadcast journalism. Interns will have an opportunity to gain insight into the operation of professional TV news sports production.

San Francisco

The KBLX Production Internship is designed for students interested in learning about the daily preparation and production of content for live radio. Interns will have the opportunity to shadow the Producer and on-air jocks for KBLX’s Morning Show and learn about the production involved in running a daily radio show.

Seattle

A talk programming internship at AM 770 KTTH will provide a comprehensive overview of a radio news and talk operation as well as development of the skills used in various programming positions (producing, writing, hosting and board operating). During the twelve week program, interns will have the opportunity to move through a series of positions, paired with one or several mentors, to become more competent in the specialized duties of those roles. Interns will also see how the individual positions are related and how the entire team functions together.

This internship is for students interested in obtaining practical experience in broadcast sports and journalism. Intern will learn the daily preparation and production of live sports talk radio and will rewrite wire copy, learn audio recording and editing, and research stories.

This internship is for students interested in obtaining practical experience in broadcast journalism. Intern will write stories, rewrite wire copy, learn audio recording and editing, and research stories. Intern will interact closely with editors, reporters, anchors and other newsroom employees and receive feedback on their efforts.