KOIN, KRCW and KOIN.com are part of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. and the Nexstar Nation, located in Portland, Oregon, market DMA rank No. 21.
Local KOIN 6 News opportunities
With 197 full-power television stations in 115 markets, Nexstar Media Group is the largest TV station operator in the country. But we are more than that. We’re also a technology company. Along with a broad range of broadcast opportunities, Nexstar staffs a growing and diversified digital media operation encompassing content management and mobile platforms, content marketing, targeted advertising products and strategic digital design and advertising operations. From newsroom to sales to operations to digital technology, joining Nexstar Nation offers unlimited opportunities for your career endeavors.
We respect our audience, customers, employees and owners. We encourage every individual’s contributions and personal growth. We honor diversity. We foster work environments that provide personal pride through job satisfaction and a balanced life. We embrace the communities in which we operate. We promote open communications, innovation and creativity. We strive for excellence in all our endeavors. We are in the local content business, providing multiple platforms for news, entertainment and successful marketing solutions, enriching each community we serve. Each of our television stations are local service businesses.
With markets ranging from small to major, Nexstar has a place for every experience level. Whether you’re just starting your broadcasting career or ready to make the leap into a larger market, Nexstar offers a broad range of opportunities. And that same market diversity allows Nexstar to give employees room to grow and progress in their careers. As your experience, ability, talent and ambition grows, so too will your options within Nexstar Nation. Here in Portland, Oregon, Nexstar owns and operates KOIN TV (CBS) and KRCW (CW), as well as KOIN.com and PortlandsCW.com.
We at Nexstar pride ourselves on the opportunities we provide for employees to give back to their communities. On our 20th anniversary in June 2016, we didn’t throw a party. Instead, Nexstar employees fanned out across the country to contribute thousands of hours of community service. It was an employee-driven effort focused on local non-profits and charities. This inaugural “Founders Day of Caring” is just one of the many service opportunities for Nexstar Nation employees.
KOIN 6 Internships
The KOIN internship program provides college students interested in journalism and communications a unique opportunity. The hands-on experience allows students to get an in-depth look into the field of broadcast from an array of perspectives and challenges students to use their knowledge in an applied industry setting.
All positions are for college credit only and usually last 8 to 12 weeks.
Criteria for acceptance:
Interns must be full-time students of a college or university either in or entering into their junior or senior year and receiving academic credit for their internship assignment.
Internships are unpaid and all interns must provide a letter from their academic advisor certifying they are a junior or senior and will be receiving academic credit for their internship.
Interns need to set up an hourly schedule in advance with their supervisor that will sufficiently meet their school’s required credit hours.
Interns are to perform the duties and responsibilities outlined in the internship descriptions and other tasks as assigned by their supervisors.
Participating Departments include:
Everyday Northwest and AM Extra lifestyle shows
Please include in your application a one-page cover letter describing your interest, expected benefits, the type of internship/position/department you seek, the semester you’re applying for, and the length of time you would like for your internship.
Along with your cover letter and resume, to be considered for the internship, you must be able to provide documentation from your academic adviser that if selected, you will receive academic credit for completion of your internship.
Thank you for your interest in KOIN 6 News.