Rhode Island Broadcasters Association

Careers & Internships

Broadcasting careers in television and radio are one of the most exciting career paths to follow.  Through broadcast, we educate, inform, connect and touch the spirit of our audience.

Please review the job posting below from our station partners.
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WPRI/WNAC Investigative Reporter Are you ready to join the most respected investigative team in Southern New England?
WPRI in Providence, RI seeks an Investigative Reporter for its Target 12 team who excels at enterprising impactful local stories. This reporter will go deeper on day-of and breaking news stories, while at the same time pursuing longer-term special reports.  This reporter will be able to shoot and edit their own stories, if necessary, as well as write stories for our website that adhere to AP style.
This reporter will be deeply versed in local as well as national news, always scouting for story ideas and ready to dive in when news breaks. They will be engaged in the community they cover and experienced at cultivating sources. They will be resourceful, independent and conscientious, able to pilot their own stories from start to finish.
The Investigative Reporter reports to the Managing Editor of Target 12 and must have a collegial, supportive relationship not only with the rest of the investigative unit but the entire 12 News newsroom. In addition to proficiency with video production and visual storytelling, this reporter must be comfortable using WordPress or a similar web CMS, and must know how to maintain an active but professional social media presence.
WPRI/WNAC Meterorologist

WPRI-TV CBS in Providence, Rhode Island is looking for a Meteorologist. The Meteorologist forecasts weather conditions and produces and anchors weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news viewers.

1. Produces and presents weather reports for all platforms.
2. Ensures that all weather content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
3. Writes and delivers weather stories in a clear and concise manner.
4. Assists in writing, copy editing, researching and coordinating weather programming and other content.
5. Responds to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.
6. Works closely with the weather team to develop comprehensive weather coverage. 
7. Participates in promotional activities including public appearances.
8. Performs special projects and other duties as assigned. 
9. Writes web stories detailing the local forecast on a daily basis.
10. Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.