Get to do some field production, editing, teleprompter, and assist production of recording live programs.
It is not clear even after the internship whether they will have an opening for you. They keep a very tight production and it's not the perfect environment to grow in if you want a place to work up in.
Advice to Management
Be clear with interns before hiring them. Let them know what kind of environment you're running, that the company is in start up mode, and when the company is hiring a production assistant.
I applied in-person. The process took a week. I interviewed at TV Azteca (Sacramento, CA) in January 2012.
The Manager asked me what my career goals were, interests, experience, etc. Pretty simple and straightforward. It was conducted over phone and then at his office. It wasn't intimidating. He asked a lot about my work and then filled me in on how is company is still working on their facility and on new programs. The company was in start up mode at the time and had a pretty small staff for a tv and radio production.
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