Serving the San Francisco community, KPIX and KBCW are a duopoly owned by the CBS Corporation. KPIX-5 was the 49th station in the country, the fourth in California and the first in Northern California. With a wide variety of locally produced entertainment, KPIX is best known for its investigative reporting and has won dozens of area Emmy awards. KBCW is the Bay Area CW Network affiliate, created in 1995. It airs all of the CW’s well-known, teen-oriented shows, including Gossip Girl and America’s Next Top Model.
Interns can work at either KPIX or KBCW, where they have the opportunity to work in sports, public affairs and community relations, TV news assignment desk, TV news production, marketing/creative services, Eye on the Bay, the news special assignment unit, public relations/communications, Bay Sunday, design, sales research, sales marketing, business, both station websites and political research/ elections. All interns are evaluated at the end of their programs. Available positions and their responsibilities may vary.
Open to local college sophomores, juniors and seniors. A GPA of 2.5 or higher is required. Candidates must be able to receive academic credit.
KPIX Human Resources
855 Battery Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Phone: (415) 765-8609
Number of Interns: 21 to 50
Compensation/Benefits: Academic Credit, Unpaid
Academic Level: College Sophomores, College Juniors, College Seniors
Los Angeles, CA