Gray Television Future Focus Intern

Gray Television Future Focus Intern

Website KCRG-TV9

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  • Are you among the best and brightest at your college or university and are contemplating what’s next? Life is short. Stop waiting for “real life” to start and put your knowledge to the test. Launch your media career with Gray Television’s paid internship program!
  • With 113 television stations across the U.S., Gray Television offers an unprecedented opportunity for students to learn an area of broadcast expertise from seasoned professionals in the business. Whether your interest involves news, production, sales, marketing, or engineering, our stations become a hands-on learning environment for Gray Television interns. If we have an employee doing it, there can be a Gray intern learning and earning.
  • Not only will you walk away with an expanded resume and portfolio, Gray’s paid internship opens doors to begin your full-time career with Gray Television. Many of our current employees started as interns. Our paid internship program puts you at the front of the line for full-time job openings, armed with the training you received from your internship.

About Gray Television:

  • Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.
  • We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KCRG:

  • KCRG-TV9 is the legacy, top-rated station covering Eastern Iowa, an area that includes the Mississippi River, rolling farm hills, meandering river valleys, beautiful natural areas as well as the University of Iowa.
  • Our First Alert Storm Team is the leader in the area covering everything from tornadoes to blizzards. Our audience knows us for our community involvement and our investigative focus that holds our leaders accountable. The Iowa Caucuses make this area heavily engaged in all levels of politics.
  • The area has all the amenities of a big city for nightlife, entertainment and shopping but with a much lower cost of living and less traffic. And it’s an easy weekend getaway to several major cities like St. Louis, Chicago or Minneapolis.

Additional Information: 

  • Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
  • As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.


As a paid intern, you won't sit and watch someone else doing their job. Gray's intern program is an immersive experience where you serve as a valued team member to our award-winning teams.  


This position is designed to build on journalism knowledge. Applicants should have completed at least basic college coursework in journalism or related major or have equivalent professional experiences. Must pass preemployment drug screen and maintain a safe driving record.  


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