Available Internships at FOX 47 News

CREATED Aug 28, 2013

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Are you interested in working in the field of news and journalism?

FOX 47 News may be the place for you.

Check out the internships that we are currently offering below. 

Social Media and Website Internship

FOX 47 is looking for a Social Media and Website Intern. Qualified candidates should have an interest, enthusiasm and understanding in Social Media and possess good communication and writing skills. Intern will run social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, StumbleUpon, Pinterest, etc. Other responsibilities include writing original stories to be featured on website, coordinating promotions through Social Media and assisting the Digital Media Manager.
This is an unpaid internship eligible for college credit.  Please send a resume and cover letter to Stephanie Miller: semiller@fox47news.com

We Are Spartans Intern

Do you bleed GREEN and WHITE? Are you interested in working in digital media, journalism, and/or social media? We have the opportunity for you! FOX 47 in Lansing is looking for a dynamic student intern with Spartan Spirit to participate in our "We Are Spartans" internship. The "We Are Spartans" intern will be expected to create content - both written and visual - for FOX47News.com's dedicated "We Are Spartans" section, which specializes in all news related to Michigan State University. Applicants must have excellent writing and communication skills, ability to learn online web management platforms, familiarity with social media usage and practices, and an outgoing personality. Build your writing portfolio while gaining access to media events, sports games, campus life and more.
This is an unpaid internship eligible for college credit.  Please send a resume and cover letter to Stephanie Miller: semiller@fox47news.com

Sales Intern

The position of Advertising Sales Intern is a great entry point into the process and culture of broadcast media. At FOX 47 you’ll learn and grow in a productive environment where training and guidance is provided. The Advertising Sales Intern is exposed to other aspects of FOX 47 such as research, production, traffic and digital. Overall, the Advertising Sales Internship at FOX 47 is a well-rounded opportunity for self-motivated individuals who posses a passion for excellence. 

During your semester long internship you will

  • Develop the skills to prospect new business 

  • Develop creative concepts for FOX 47 clients 

  • Attend sales calls with FOX 47 Account Executives in order to understand the selling process and develop your skills as you work with FOX 47 clients. 

  • Develop sales collateral to be used while selling FOX programming


  • College student earning credit(s)

  • A high-energy individual willing to learn

  • Self-starter willing to take initiative in the demanding world of Television and Digital Sales

  • Hours subject to enrolled credit(s)

Please send a resume and one work sample to Alexandrea Andersen: aandersen@fox47news.com