Broadcast Engineering Internship

  • Santa Clarita, California
  • Jan 10, 2018
School Year Intern Engineering Media-Journalism Nonprofit-Social Services

Internship Description

Location: Santa Clarita, California, United States

Company: SCVTV

Position: Broadcast Engineer Internship

SCVTV internship opportunities provide undergraduate\ students with hands-on experience in broadcast engineering for the news & TV production industry.

The Intern will have the opportunity to work alongside a broadcast engineer and understand how a broadcast facility is built, maintained and operated.

They will learn video and audio signal paths and how all the equipment interfaces to one another. They will learn how to operate all the studio equipment in a true production environment. Build video and audio cables and construct broadcast systems.

SCVTV interns must be able to work in a fast-paced, high-stress, dynamic environment. Staff and interns must have a positive attitude with a willingness to be self-starting and motivated.

Please provide a resume and cover letter.


The responsibilities of interns at SCVTV include, but are not limited to:

  • Interface with studio engineering on all aspects of studio broadcast equipment in a live production environment.
  • Adjust and operate SMPTE Fiber HD studio cameras.
  • Connect mics to talent and operate an audio mixer.
  • Operate a Broadcast 20 input HD switcher, creating live effects.
  • Properly set-up a Chroma Key / Green Screen.
  • Set-up and operate a full HD Flight Pack that includes Cameras, Switcher, Graphics, Audio Mixer and Instant Replay system.


  • Must have some experience in basic electronics, audio and video systems.
  • Preferred coursework in television production.
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university internship program
  • Excellent communication skills, positive attitude, strong work ethic
  • Flexible schedule preferred

Skills Preferred:

  • Experience in electronic soldering, crimping and working with hand tools is a plus.
  • Excellent ethics and a willingness to learn.

About SCVTV:

SCVTV operates the community's Media Center, where SCVTV staff members and volunteers generate original, hyper-local content for the channel. The SCVTV Media Center is the central hub for local businesses, schools and local organizations to connect with their target audience.

In addition to the video site, our online news center,, provides local breaking news, sports, business, entertainment and event coverage, and more. SCVTV owns and operates, which is the community's history archive and online research library; and SCVTV provides for the COC Media Arts Department. Together, the SCVTV websites form the largest local multimedia footprint in the Santa Clarita Valley.

SCVTV is the 501c3 nonprofit community service organization that operates the Santa Clarita Valley’s public television channel under contract with the City of Santa Clarita, Santa Clarita Community College District (College of the Canyons), the William S. Hart Union High School District and the Saugus, Newhall, Sulphur Springs and Castaic school districts.

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