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.
Salt Lake City
The KSL Outdoors Internship is designed to provide students with experience in planning, shooting and editing content for a specific TV format: a weekly outdoor adventure and lifestyle show. Interns will have the exciting hands-on opportunity to participate in show production and editing at the station and out in the field. Experience and interest in outdoor activities is required.
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.
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.
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.