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WOOD TV8

production assistant

May - August 2019 • Grand Rapids, MI

What I liked

The people were very patient, kind, and great at taking in interns and teaching them.

What I wish was different

Not much! It was a great place to be.

Advice

Be prepared for occasional late nights or early morning and the drive to Grand Rapids if you’re not local! Be kind to and patient with everyone and it will be recognized in great ways!
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Newsroom Intern

June - August 2018 • Grand Rapids, MI

What I liked

I liked being able to follow reporters to see how they conducted interviews and researched their stories. Also, I had no prior experience with broadcast journalism, and I loved being able to watch the producers put together the news shows.

What I wish was different

Advice

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Lifestyle Intern

May - August 2018 • Grand Rapids, MI

What I liked

I loved the ability I had to explore the departments outside of my own to find new interests

What I wish was different

I wish we would have had more hands-on experience with shooting and editing packages

Advice

Make sure you connect with the higher ups in the company to seek out advice and make some potential valuable connections for references
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