Posted On: December 9, 2016
Media Organization: BBC Worldwide Americas
BBC Worldwide North America is the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) operating in the U.S. and Canada. The company exists to maximize the value of the BBC’s assets for the benefit of the UK license payer and invests in public service programing in return for rights. The company operates four businesses in the territory – linear and digital content sales and co-productions, consumer products, BBC.com, and two production divisions – BBC Worldwide Productions, responsible for the smash hit Dancing with the Stars and the U.S. version of Top Gear; and Adjacent Productions, producers of Da Vinci’s Demons, Life Below Zero, and Ladies of London, among others. The company also owns a 50.1% share in cable channel BBC AMERICA through a joint venture with AMC Networks.
The intern will help produce, film and edit stories for BBC Travel, BBC Auto and BBC Capital, produce and film Facebook live segments and help with promotion in social media.
Candidates with a strong interest in digital storytelling, sound journalistic judgement and film/edit skills are highly appreciated.
Send a copy of your cover letter and resume to BBCWA.InternRequests@bbc.com, subject line “BBC Spring 2017 Internship, (Name of Internship Position).” In your cover letter, please specify which department(s) you are applying for, verify if you are eligible for college/academic credit and advise the days you are available to work.
PLEASE NOTE: Students must be able to receive academic credit for the unpaid internships.
BBC Worldwide Americas offers NYC students a monthly TransitChek card of $116.50 to assist with travel costs. (International students will need CPT.)