PR Intern -Travel, HGTV and DIY (Summer)

Scripps Networks Interactive


We are currently seeking a Public Relations summer intern to be located in our NY- Chelsea office.

Job Description:

This summer internship will begin on or after June 5, 2017 and end on or before August 25, 2017.

Anticipated hours per week: 40

Internship Qualifications

Intern must be a rising or current junior, rising or current senior, graduate student, or recent graduate (within 6 months of graduation date) at an accredited college/university.

Applicants must have completed their sophomore year prior to the start of the internship.

Must have previous internship experience and/or participated in college clubs/organizations, and/or in-depth coursework in a related field

Legally eligible to work in the United States.

Scripps Networks is unable to sponsor visas for interns. If you are an international student not already studying in the U.S. on an F-1 or J-1 visa, then you have to go through a university or an outside organization (internship placement agency) that will sponsor your visa.

Must have strong oral and written communications skills, as well as exceptional organization and planning skills

You must include your anticipated graduation

Must have an interest in the media and television industries

Duties and Responsibilities

Media relations support for the Travel Channel, HGTV and DIY consumer press team

Assisting with the management and fulfillment of media/press material requests, including pulling video clips and photos, media center orders and tracking of materials to media

Assisting with the development and update of media lists and other department databases

Attending and participating in meetings and brainstorming sessions as directed   

Drafting and compiling basic public relations materials including press releases, press clips, fact sheets, meeting summaries, status reports and other materials as directed

Assisting with the management of press clip archives, including media screeners, media placements and the networks’ press websites          

Assisting with other administrative duties and media projects for the PR department as assigned

Opportunity to attend press appearances and provide support at press events/on press tours where

Areas of Study


Public Relations



About the Internship Experience

Scripps Networks Interactive is the perfect environment for talented, ambitious individuals who are looking to gain a competitive career advantage whether it's in the media industry or another field. We are a growing company with a diverse, inclusive and supportive culture that views its employees as its greatest resource and commits to investing in the best and brightest talent to propel our company forward. Our future depends on the vision, fortitude and positive initiative of our people to uphold an uncompromising standard that has made Scripps the Leader in Lifestyle Media.

All internships are approximately 12 weeks during which time you will learn from experience through hands-on projects, professional interaction and day-to-day operations. We invite talented individuals to bring their brightest ideas and contribute to the growth of a world leading media company. During your time with Scripps, we are confident that you will hone your skills, develop new ones and discover your true potential.

At Scripps Networks Interactive we want your passion, self-motivation, fresh ideas and forward-thinking perspective. In addition, we want positive attitudes and dedication to ensure your time and experience with Scripps is challenging, unique and contributes to your ongoing success, which might even continue with a longer-term opportunity with us.

We offer competitive compensation and a broad range of disciplines including:

Ad Sales and Marketing

Marketing and Communications

Corporate Communications

Information Technology

Web Design and Development

Digital and New Media

New Business Development


Public Relations

Creative Services and Design

Content Distribution

Motion Graphics


This is a paid internship

Full time

Job #: J101506

About Us

 Scripps Networks Interactive is focused on building a foundation for success -- both personal and professional.

 We want innovative, forward-thinking people who will thrive in our culture and contribute to Scripps’ strategic goals and objectives. We want you, with your passion, skills and talent, to join us in making a difference and sharing our vision.

 Life is our business. Make it your career.