Interning with WMC Action News 5 - Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Interning with WMC Action News 5

WMC-TV 5 is proud to offer a limited number of internships each semester.  Students will work closely with news professionals to gain a better understanding of the news process.  Students will learn the basics to news writing, researching and gain experience with production techniques.

Requirements: Candidates are required to submit a cover letter and resume. To qualify, candidates must receive academic credit from an accredited college or university. Mature and professional conduct is expected.

To apply for an internship in the news department:
Send your resume and cover letter to tphillips@wmctv.com, or Tammy Phillips/Assistant News Director, WMC-TV 5, 1960 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee 38104.

To apply for an internship in the sales department: Send your resume and cover letter to astarr@wmctv.com, or Andrea Starr/Digital Sales Director, WMC-TV 5, 1960 Union Avenue, Memphis, Tennessee, 38104.

Deadlines:  WMC-TV 5 offers spring internships, summer internships, and fall internships.

  • Spring Internships: December 15th
  • Summer Internships: March 15th
  • Fall Internships: August 1st

Internships will be awarded to students based on skill, interest, experience and professional presentation. A committee of news managers will select the winning candidates.  

It is the policy of the company to prohibit unlawful discrimination because of race, religion, color, citizenship, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, age, physical or mental disability or other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal law.

Internship positions at WMC-TV 5 are non-paid and for scholastic credit only. The work hours are based on credit requirements.

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