Investigative internships at ABC11

April 1, 2014 9:07:44 AM PDT
ABC11 offers college students the opportunity to work in the newsroom as an intern during the spring, summer and fall semesters. Here are the details:

What we need:

Juniors and seniors majoring in journalism, law or public policy ONLY. Must know how to:

  • Perform in-depth research under deadline for investigative stories
  • Think "out of the box"
  • Have good phone communication and people skills
  • Be aggressive digging for information
  • NOT take "no" for an answer
  • Knowledge of Excel a plus
Application Deadlines: Nov 30 to apply for spring; March 31 to apply for summer (Summer is now full); and July 31 to apply for fall.

What this internship will do for you:

  • Sharpen your news judgment
  • Give you real-life newsroom experience
  • Give you knowledge of how national and local government agencies operate
  • Provide you with an opportunity to work on local and national investigative stories for broadcast
  • Get the opportunity to investigate criminal and consumer cases at local courthouses and government agencies


  • 10 hours weekly - minimum wage pay
  • All interns work directly with viewers on solving their problems and bringing their stories to broadcast
  • Work on special investigative projects
  • Must know how to type interview transcripts quickly
  • Must be reliable, organized and aggressive
  • Must report into our Durham station (411 Liberty Street)
  • Must have car

Please send resume and cover letter to:
Silvia Gambardella, Senior Producer, I-Team

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