Intern (Part-Time) - Long Island Radio in West Babylon, NY at Cox Media Group

Date Posted: 9/12/2022

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Job Description

Our CMG Radio team strives every day to inform, connect, entertain, and inspire our audiences through familiar voices, community events, and interactive digital, on-demand and syndicated programming. CMG operates more top 10 rated stations than any other radio station group and we pride ourselves on our diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where all voices matter, smart work is expected, development is encouraged, career growth is supported, and service to our community is at the heart of who we are.

We are here to support early career talent with our paid internship providing unparalleled hands-on experience, networking, and lasting connections. This is your opportunity to share your voice, combine your passion for radio, learn from the best, and transform our company and your career. Ready to learn, stretch and grow? The future starts with you. Apply today!

CMG’s hands-on internship program is designed to provide early career candidates with the opportunity to engage with top professionals an enhance their media and broadcast knowledge through hands-on experience in several departments within the radio station. 

Our interns work closely with on-air talent, board operators, and producers to learn how to develop, produce and execute daily radio shows. You will help producers research and write stories for live and pre-recorded shows, create, edit, and post content on social media platforms during the shows. There will also be opportunities to help with promotions of local events. You also have the chance to participate in special projects identified by our radio market leaders.


  • Shadow various team members within the station to gain a better understanding of programming operations.
  • Assist the promotions and activation team with local events.
  • Conduct research on show topics and share content online.
  • Contact interview sources and guests, as needed.
  • Assist with and gather interviews for produced show segments.
  • Create engaging content for all platforms, on-air, digital, and social.
  • Assist with screening phone calls during live broadcasts.
  • Deliver content on tight deadlines and with precision timing.
  • Attend regular show planning meetings and support the generation of show ideas.
  • Participate in special projects and potentially present insights and/or recommendations to market leaders.


  • Undergraduate or recent college graduate.
  • Pursuing a degree in the media field of study is a plus (e.g., Broadcast Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or related field).
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proactive, agile, and can multitask in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively build internal and external relationships.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills.
  • Able to multi-task in a high-speed environment.
  • High work standards and degree of attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.


CMG is an industry-leading media company with dominant brands, award-winning content, and exceptional people – and you could be one of them! We are a start-up built on a 100-year history of blazing trails in the world of media. Over that time, our skilled journalists and storytellers have covered war and peace, tragedies and celebrations, small moments, and global movements.  We are relying on our longstanding experience and entrepreneurial mentality to build a media company that is modern, agile, and uniquely positioned for the future.

CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses include 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 54 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 11 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations.

We offer rewarding and challenging careers that encourage growth and development. We take care of our people with industry-leading total rewards offerings that includes medical, dental, vision, disability, life, and accident insurance as well as, a best-in-class wellness program, 401(k) matching and time-off programs.

We promote the safety and well-being of our employees by requiring that all newly hired CMG employees be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to their start date. CMG will provide reasonable accommodations as required by law for individuals unable to be vaccinated due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief.

If this description fits and CMG sounds like a company you want to work for, we’d love to have you join us. Apply today!

Cox Media Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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