Intern (Part-Time) - Long Island Radio


West Babylon, NY, US, 11704

Location: NY-Long Island

Job Title:  Intern (Part-Time) - Long Island Radio


Position Overview

CMG is a well-respected, premium media company with a proud history, a dynamic future and fast-paced environment. We are a start-up built on a 100-year legacy with dominant media brands, award-winning content, and the best-in-class team and culture. Across our markets you will find the creators, authors and voices behind trusted journalism, exciting entertainment, and authentic content. Through an internship at one of our premier 49 top-performing radio stations spanning 10 markets, you can learn, grow, and get hands-on experience alongside best-in-class professionals.   

Our CMG Radio team strives every day to inform, connect, entertain, and inspire our audiences through familiar voices, community events, and interactive digital, on-demand and syndicated programming. CMG operates more top 10 rated stations than any other radio station group and we pride ourselves on our diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace where all voices matter, smart work is expected, development is encouraged, career growth is supported, and service to our community is at the heart of who we are. 

We are here to support early career talent with our paid internship providing unparalleled hands-on experience, networking, and lasting connections. This is your opportunity to share your voice, combine your passion for radio, learn from the best, and transform our company and your career. Ready to learn, stretch and grow? The future starts with you. Apply today! 

CMG’s hands-on internship program is designed to provide early career candidates with the opportunity to engage with top professionals an enhance their media and broadcast knowledge through hands-on experience in several departments within the radio station.   


Our interns work closely with on-air talent, board operators, and producers to learn how to develop, produce and execute daily radio shows. You will help producers research and write stories for live and pre-recorded shows, create, edit, and post content on social media platforms during the shows. There will also be opportunities to help with promotions of local events. You also have the chance to participate in special projects identified by our radio market leaders. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Shadow various team members within the station to gain a better understanding of programming operations. 
  • Assist the promotions and activation team with local events. 
  • Conduct research on show topics and share content online. 
  • Contact interview sources and guests, as needed. 
  • Assist with and gather interviews for produced show segments. 
  • Create engaging content for all platforms, on-air, digital, and social. 
  • Assist with screening phone calls during live broadcasts. 
  • Deliver content on tight deadlines and with precision timing. 
  • Attend regular show planning meetings and support the generation of show ideas. 
  • Participate in special projects and potentially present insights and/or recommendations to market leaders. 

Minimum Qualifications

  • Undergraduate or recent college graduate. 
  • Pursuing a degree in the media field of study is a plus (e.g., Broadcast Journalism, Communications, Marketing, or related field). 
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (i.e., Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Proactive, agile, and can multitask in a fast-paced environment. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively build internal and external relationships.  
  • Strong organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills. 
  • Able to multi-task in a high-speed environment. 
  • High work standards and degree of attention to detail. 
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. 

The wage scale for this position is $16.00 per hour to $16.00 per hour.  Final compensation for this role will be determined by a variety of factors such as skills, certifications, and relevant work experience.   


Benefits for Full-Time roles include: 

  • Comprehensive medical, dental, and vision insurance available to the employee and employee’s family (i.e. child, spouse, domestic partner) 

  • Flexible Spending Accounts (healthcare and dependent care) and Health Savings Accounts 

  • Short-term and long-term disability and life insurance (supplemental and accidental, death, and dismemberment) 

  • Participation in CMG’s 401(k) plan with generous company match and both pre-tax and Roth options  

  • Full-time hourly employees are eligible to earn up to 176 hours of PTO inclusive of paid sick and safe time under applicable law 

  • Part-time employees will receive one hour of paid sick leave for every 40 hours worked 

  • Up to eight (8) paid holidays & two (2) floating holidays throughout calendar year 2024 

  • Up to two (2) weeks of paid parental leave  

  • Employee assistance program 

  • All other benefits required by applicable law 


About Cox Media Group
CMG Media Corporation (d/b/a Cox Media Group) is an industry-leading media company with unparalleled brands, award-winning content, and exceptional team members. CMG provides valuable local and national journalism and entertainment content to the people and communities it serves. The company's businesses encompass 14 high-quality, market-leading television brands in 9 markets; 49 top-performing radio stations delivering multiple genres of content in 10 markets; a Washington, DC news bureau; and numerous streaming and digital platforms. CMG's TV portfolio includes multiple primary affiliates of ABC, CBS, FOX, NBC, Telemundo and MyNetworkTV, as well as several valuable news and independent stations. For more information about CMG, visit

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CMG is a special place. Here, we rely on our winning mindset and deep expertise to find creative solutions, think differently, and work together to positively impact the people and communities we serve. It's where we connect and inspire diverse audiences every day and everywhere with our unmatched content, products, services and people.

At CMG, we take pride in our collaborative and open environment, where everyone feels valued, seen and heard. Our shared commitment to living our company's core Values – Teamwork, Diversity, Integrity, Quality and Fiscal Responsibility - propels us every day, in everything we do. We encourage you to explore #LifeAtCMG, where you can bring your best, authentic self to work, think boldly and make a difference.

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Nearest Major Market: Long Island
Nearest Secondary Market: New York CIty