•No less than 16 hours per week at the station. (Some departments require evening and/or weekend assignments, as noted.)

 •A statement from the educational institution verifying credit will be awarded upon successful completion of the program.

 •Students applying must be of Junior, Senior or Graduate standing in college.


  • Professionalism in communication, personal presentation, punctuality and attendance.
  • Demonstration of initiative, willingness to develop new and useful skills, and enthusiasm in the performance of all tasks.
  • Knowledge of WTXF-FOX 29 Philadelphia's programming, including, but not limited to: The FOX Network, The Ten O'Clock News, and Good Day.
  • Go on a ride-along with a full crew (Reporter & Photographer).
  • Go on a ride-along with a Photographer.
  • Spend a shift on the assignment desk answering phones, monitoring police scanners and other sources of news along with Assignment Editors.
  • Write mock scripts for broadcast television newscast under supervision of a Producer.
  • Sit in Production Control to observe the Producer and Director during a live newscast.
  • Sit in the studio to observe the talent and Engineers during a live newscast.
  • Practice anchoring and standups under supervision of a photographer or on-air personality.
  • Solicit advice from talent, managers, producers and all newsroom staff about career goals.
  • Attend news planning meetings.
  • Attend topicals/promotions meetings.
  • Assist with guests (primarily for interns on Good Day Philadelphia).
  • Practice writing stories for based off of television newscasts.
  • Attend workshops and/or panel discussions hosted for interns.
  • Sit in on a job interview for an intern for the next semester (coordinate with HR).


•Click here to print out the internship application

•Email or mail the completed application, resume and cover letter to: or

FOX Philadelphia

ATTN: FOX Internship Program

330 Market Street

Philadelphia, PA 19106


•Interviews will be conducted following the application deadlines. 


The following are the dates of our internship sessions:

Spring 2016: January 5 through April 8

Summer 2016: May 17 through August 19

Fall 2015: September 6 through December 16


Minimum Qualifications: Graduate, Junior or Senior status in an accredited college or university, majoring in related fields of study, the ability to contribute a minimum of 16 hours per week, and reliable transportation to our facility in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. All internships are non-paid, and may be taken only for college credit (academic credit for the internship is required). Arrangements to obtain credit must be made with your Advisor or Internship Coordinator prior to beginning your internship at WTXF. Your Advisor or Internship Coordinator will be required to certify your eligibility for academic credit. Please refer to an Internship Application.


 •Spring Semester Internships: November 1

 •Summer Semester Internships: March 1

 •Fall Semester Internships: July 1


 We offer intern opportunities in the following areas:


•Community Affairs

•Finance and Human Resources


•Creative Services


•Information Technology


•Preparation, including copy writing of Community Update

•Maintenance of community leader files

•Topic research for special projects

•Assist in community leader/group contact

•Assist in public service production sessions

 Hours needed: Mon. - Fri. 9am to 5:30pm; Monday mornings a MUST!


•Assist with inventory and budgets

•Assist with internship recruitment

Hours needed: Mon. - Fri. 9am to 6pm


•Ratings & demographic research

•Assist with sales promotion activities 

•Assist salespersons in various aspects of account activity

Hours needed: Mon. - Fri. 9am to 5pm


•Observation/orientation to promotion production

•Non-linear and regular video editing of the promos 

Hours needed: Mon. - Fri. 9am to 6pm


•Logging sporting events for highlight selection for air

•Coordinating scripts with producers and talent

•Updating file system of professional, college, and high school sporting events

•Assist photographers on remote assignments

Hours needed: Mon. - Fri. 6:30pm to 11pm; Sat. and Sun. 1pm to 11pm


•Story research

•Pre-show interviewing

•Maintenance of video tape library

•Assist producer, director and anchors in telecast

Hours: Sun and Sat. 8am-11pm, M-F 4am-11pm.

2015 INTERN:

News – Good Day

1. Niena Dunbar – Temple University

2. Jordyn Rosenberg – Syracuse University

3. Delia Franchi – Temple University

4. Kelsey Kushner – University of Delaware

News – Dayside

1. Jacqueline Hernandez – Rutgers University

2. Zara Asad – Rowan University

3. Avery Bofinger – University of South Carolina

News – Nights

1. Morey Hershgordon – Quinnipiac University

2. Paul Crookston – Gordon College

3. Alexandra Jeter – Indiana University of Pennsylvania

4. Sergio Cruel – Art Institute of Philadelphia

News – Meteorology

1. Jason Mikell, Mississippi State University

News – Web

1. Shantae Taylor – Kutztown University

News – Technical

1. Allison O'Connell – University of Delaware

News - Weekend Morning

1. Kelly Kyle – Ithaca College

2. Jazzmyn Gamble – LaSalle University


1. Tyler Downey – Shippensburg University

2. Christopher DiMaria – Syracuse University

Creative Services

1. Jacklyn Adelene – Penn State University

2. Cailin Vasile – Temple University

Community Affairs

1. Caroline Dooney

2. Nicole Angelo


1. Ellis Schaefer – Wesleyan

Finance and HR

1. Christine Bogan – Penn State University

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