News Intern

12 News (KPNX-TV/NBC)


Job Description and Responsibilities:

Do you consume news 24/7? Want to learn what it takes to produce daily content? Interested in shaping the future of the media industry? Apply for our Summer 2017 Intern Program!

KPNX 12 News is one of the most watch NBC affiliates in the country. Arizona communities count on 12 News as their number one source to help them better navigate their world successfully. We are looking for a dynamic addition to our News team to serve our audience even better by thinking big, being bold, and delivering content that matters.

TEGNA is a large, public media company with a portfolio that includes 46+ TV stations. We’re committed to developing the next generation of media industry leaders. Our paid internship program gives students an opportunity to explore career paths across TEGNA. Participants will gain valuable real-world experience alongside some of the most senior and celebrated journalists in the country and have the chance to build a network that will be invaluable throughout their careers. Come join us in the adventure!

Produce engaging content for all platforms

Use social media and other tools to understand audience’s needs

Demonstrate a desire to learn as much as possible about a career in media

Assist as needed in the newsroom


Degree-seeking student currently enrolled at a college or university; preference is for juniors with a GPA of 3.0 or higher who will be rising seniors during their internship summer

Passion for storytelling

Strong writing and social media skills

Ability to work in a fast-paced environment


**NOTE: TEGNA does not guarantee full-time, permanent employment upon completion of the internship program.**


12 News (KPNX-TV) is the NBC affiliate in Phoenix and is owned by TEGNA, a national media company where you want to work. We know, because we work here. Reaching more than 2.2 million people each week, we lead the Valley and the state in coverage of the news, issues and events that are important to you and your family. TEGNA Media your typical media company. It’s a fast-paced culture offering extensive growth opportunities that plays to your strengths and fosters your talent.

It’s where reporters, producers, salespeople, storytellers, marketing gurus, digital experts and number crunchers all feel at home, and where the Valley’s most creative personalities feel inspired. Frankly? We know we’re successful because of our people, and we know the importance of keeping them happy. That being said, let’s talk perks.