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Posted: 2:37 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015

Our Internship Program

About the Internship Program:

Requirements for the Cox Media Group - Atlanta Radio Internship Program:

  • Complete Internship Application
  • 300 word essay on why student seeks internship with a Cox Media Group - Atlanta Radio station
  • Completed instructor/advisor evaluations
  • All prospective interns must be junior or senior level students currently enrolled at an accredited college or university, and must be returning to classes full-time when the internship is over.
  • Students with a GPA of at least 3.0 will be given first consideration; it is preferred that students have a 3.5 GPA or higher in their major.

How Do I Apply?

View the application and instructions. Note, this is a Adobe Acrobat file.

Frequently Asked Questions:

When does the internship start?: Summer interns generally start in June. Fall interns begin in September. Winter interns start in January and Spring interns begin in March. 

Do you offer fall internships?: Yes, occasionally. But we don't encourage students to take a semester off from school to complete a fall internship.

What is the pay?: Interns work in exchange for academic credit. 

What about housing?: Interns are responsible for locating their own housing. 

Do I need a car?: No. However, interns are responsible for their own transportation. 

Who will be my supervisor?: Each intern will be assigned a supervisor in the department they are assigned to work in. that person will be responsible for the intern's work schedule, assignments and final performance evaluations. 

About Cox Media Group

Cox Media Group is the fourth largest radio broadcasting company in the United States, based on net revenues. Cox Radio owns, operates, or provides sales and marketing services to 81 stations (64 FM, 17 AM) in 17 markets and employs over 1,700 people.

The success of Cox Media Group is rooted in more than 65 years of history. We know how to operate radio stations -- we've been doing it since 1934 when we put WHIO-AM (Dayton, OH) on the air.

The development philosophy of Cox Media Group includes a clustering strategy while maintaining a solid station mix across high-growth areas. Clustering allows us to serve a broader, more diverse audience and become more involved in our communities with maximum economies of scale.

In 15 of our 17 markets, Cox operates three or more station. Our solid presence in the expanding Sunbelt includes top-ranked stations in Atlanta, Birmingham, San Antonio, Houston, and four Florida cities: Miami, Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville.

Cox Media Group offers a range of internship opportunities for students interested in broadcasting and business administration. There are a variety of placement areas for students with course work in accounting, finance, news, production, programming, promotion, sales, and sales operation.