School of Media & Strategic Communications

Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters -- List of Internships

An internship at a radio or television station is one of the best ways to gain valuable experience in the broadcast industry.  These Oklahoma stations currently offer internship opportunities.  Contact the individual stations for more information.  If the contact information bounces back, call the OAB office for updates at (405) 848-0771.

Sales and Promotions.  Credit only.  Contact Roger Harris at (580) 332-1212.

Board ops and promotions techs needed!  Credit only, but good opportunity to earn hourly pay as board operator.  Contact David Calabrese, GM, at 580-226-0421.

News, Weather and Sports.  Non-paid internships to college students who are enrolled in an internship program for college credit.  Offer the applicant a variety of opportunityies to learn.  Contact News Director Matt Griffin at or call 903-891-1246.

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The Daily Caller Spring 2017 Journalism Internship

With over 10 million readers a month, The Daily Caller, a 24-hour online news publication founded by Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel, is seeking a journalism intern who is interested in a fast-paced, exciting workplace that values motivation and innovation.  As an intern at The Daily Caller, in our Washington, D.C. office, you will be involved with all facets of the 24-hour news publication, from aggregating articles to producing original pieces.  Interns will also be assigned work by the staff as needed which will focus on electronic research, but could encompass other duties as well.  As a Journalism Intern, you will work closely with the Editorial Staff to monitor and produce original content.

We are looking for bright and focused individuals who can work within deadlines and are dedicated to the integrity and growth of the publication.

Because we are a start-up, every aspect of our company is very hands on.  After the introduction period, we ask that you express which tasks you prefer and capitalize on them.  Whether that is writing stories, creating movies, posting slide-shows, working with our business department to analyze statistics and improve sales, or whatever that may be, we are all ears and we want to make sure you have the opportunity to explore all your interests.

Interns should be:
* Hard working and motivated
* Knowledgeable about politics and contain at least one year of journalism experience
* Able to successfully handle multiple tasks at once
* Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
* Creative and resourceful
* Detail-oriented

Experience with computers, including Wordpress, is a plus.

Please send a resume and cover letter to

Please note, this internship is unpaid.


Oklahoma Newspaper Foundation Internship Application

Oklahoma Newspaper Foundation
The Oklahoma Newspaper Foundation is the charitable affiliate of the Oklahoma Press Association.  It will award a minimum of 18 paid eight-week internships that must be served during Summer 2017 at one of the 180 daily or weekly newspapers that are members of the Oklahoma Press Association.  The program will promote the value of working at Oklahoma newspapers and benefit students as they begin their professional careers.

Internship Selection Process
A committee of ONF Trustees will select at least 18 OPA-member newspapers to receive funding to host an intern in Summer 2017.  A host newspaper can offer an internship to any eligible student.  All student applications (including resumes and clips) submitted to ONF that meet the eligibility requirements will be made available to the host newspapers for review.

ONF will provide all eligible student applicants information about the newspapers selected to host a student intern.  The interview process between host newspapers and student applicants will take place in March 2017.

Internships will be completed during an eight-week period in Summer 2017.  The exact dates are to be determined by the hosting newspaper and student intern.

To be eligible for an ONF paid internship, you must be:
a) A U.S. citizen or permanent U.S. resident
b) Enrolled in a U.S. college or university
c) Majoring in journalism, advertising or an equivalent degree program
d) Enrolled full time as a sophomore, junior or senior for the 2017-18 academic year
e) Demonstrating a career commitment to newspaper journalism

Interns will work between 30 and 40 hours per week for eight to ten weeks.  The internship salary is $8.50 per hour (gross) for a maximum of $2,720 provided by ONF.  Hosting newspapers are instructed to distribute internship salary as part of regular staff payroll.

Complete the application form and prepare the following documents that should be submitted with your application:
a) Resume listing work experience and academic achievements
b) Three samples of your journalistic work showing a demonstrated ability in reporting, editing, page design, photography ad design or ad sales.

Mail application materials to:  Oklahoma Newspaper Foundation
3601 N. Lincoln Blvd., Oklahoma City, OK  73105
Phone: (405) 499-0020 -- Fax (405) 499-0048


Questions?  Call (405) 499-0026 or 1-888-815-2672 (toll free in OK)