Careers

Careers

HD Production Interns earn experience on the TV shows, California Life HD, RC Spotlight & Healthy RC Living. They will have the opportunity to write news stories, produce content, update website & social media, assist with production, public-relations.

A few talented interns have even Reported on-air! This is a great opportunity for students looking to gain hands-on experience in broadcast journalism and operations.

All applicants must be current college students. The ideal candidate is a mass communications, journalism, or broadcast operations major.
Please send a resume and cover letter to Heather Dawson: heather@californialifehd.com
With Subject Line: Internship Opportunity

  • Working with California Life gave me the experience I needed to launch my own full-time career in social media! I can’t thank them enough!

    Maddie Perry | Social Media Content Creator
  • I’m blessed to attend a reputable journalism school. I’m blessed to have peers as adoring of journalism as I am. But I’m even more blessed to have been a part of the California Life HD crew, albeit during a global pandemic.

    Jenny Huh | Producer at Northwestern News Network
  • I just wanted to let you know that I received an offer for the position at Forbes and accepted it! They seem very impressed with my social media experience at California Life, thank you so much for your help!

    Baylee Mozjesik Assistant Social Media Editor | Forbes

Social Media Intern:

Description

We are looking for a Social Media Intern to help us grow our social media presence across multiple social Chanels. Someone looking to gain experience building engaging and compelling creative social media content. Someone who values projects with meaning.

The Social Media Intern will gain experience in social media strategy, operations, Marketing,  Public Relations and  Writing/Editing.

Responsibilities

• Receive press releases, to format and publish blog posts on website
• Write and publish content to Facebook and Instagram in coordination with website content
• Outreach to press contacts, with post notifications
• Manage audio/visual media of weekly TV show and segments, to post/upload as Facebook posts
• Do constant social media analysis to keep the online presence fresh, up to date, and attractive across multiple social media profiles.
• Measure and report on the performance of social media posts, gain insight, and assess against goals.
• Collaborate with Executive producer about  weekly summary calendar.
• Contribute and input ideas for social media strategies for California Life HD.

About you

• Education: In a program with an emphasis on communications, marketing, journalism, literature, or art.
• Demonstrable experience in social media with the potential and attitude required to learn
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work remotely with internet
• Self-motivated and highly organized
• Excellent writing skills with strong attention to detail, grammar, and tone.
• Works independently, multitask with ease
• Video editing experience is a plus

Public Relations Intern:

Description

We are looking for a Public Relations Intern to help us handle our PR/ Communications operations.  Someone looking to gain experience in public relations in the agency environment especially relating to entertainment.

The Public Relations Intern will gain experience in communications, operations, marketing,  Public Relations and  Writing/Editing.

Responsibilities

• Receive press releases, to format and publish blog posts on website
• Outreach to press contacts, with post notifications of published materials
• Build rapport with entertainment, lifestyle, and travel related media, both agency and in-house.
• Outreach to agency/clients according to respective strategic purposes and coordinate media relations with management.
• Update, monitor and execute media lists, newsletters and campaigns with weekly show summary to media outlets.

About you

• Education: In a program with an emphasis on communications, marketing, public relations, or writing/editing.
• Strong in communications and language expression capability
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work remotely with internet
• Self-motivated and highly organized
• Excellent writing skills with strong attention to detail, grammar, and tone.
• Works independently, multitask with ease

Digital Media Intern:

Description

We are looking for a Digital Media Intern to help us manage our audio/visual media assets and publishing.  Someone looking to gain experience in the implementation of media, distribution and publishing.

The Digital Media Intern will gain experience in media leverage, design,  and  Writing/Editing.

Responsibilities

• Receive press releases, to format and publish blog posts on website
• Outreach to press contacts, with post notifications of published materials
• Upload weekly videos to YouTube and update description, tags & categories of show and segment summaries.
• Update Youtube thumbnails
• Measure performance and metrics

About you

• Education: In a program with an emphasis on communications, writing/editing or art.
• Knowledge of edition software like: photoshop, adobe premiere and/or other video edition
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work remotely with internet
• Self-motivated and highly organized
• Excellent writing skills with strong attention to detail, grammar, and tone.

Video Editor Intern:

Description

We are looking for a Video Editor Intern to help us create social media & editorial content. Someone looking to gain experience in digital and television broadcast.

The Video Editor Intern will gain experience in video production work flow, working with scripts, media sharing and distribution.

Responsibilities

• Edit weekly show summary previews for social media
• Edit editorial segments per provided script
• Manage audio & video assets
• Ensure content is cohesive to the California Life HD brand
Follow content delivery deadline

About you

• Education: In a program with an emphasis on media production or digital film, art or communications.
• Knowledge of edition software like: photoshop, adobe premiere and/or other video edition software
• Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work remotely with internet
• Self-motivated and highly organized