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Summer Internship – TV Development / Casting (Remote)

NYC-based production company Half Yard Productions is looking for a self-starting intern eager to dip
their toes into the unscripted development world this summer. This is a remote, paid position.

- 6-hour workdays (11am-5pm ET, flexible)
- 3 days per week, between Monday-Thursday

Compensation: $15 per hour

- Extensive research for concepts in development
- Finding example stories for episodes, research into access points, deep-dives into trends,
history on subjects, etc.
- Reading (books & articles)
- Social media deep-dives – finding possible talent, hashtags, and companies for casting
- Casting outreach
- Joining development meetings & brainstorms and taking notes
- Taking notes on talent calls and Skype interviews with talent
- Creating and maintaining Excel/Google Sheets for various data records (names, contacts,
concepts, etc.)

- 1 prior internship experience in media
- Must feel comfortable making cold calls
- Strong research and writing skills
- Detail-oriented & organized
- Be adept at using Google Drive
- Good sense of industry trends and pop culture
- Able to manage time & meet deadlines
Bonus: Skills/experience in editing & graphics (Adobe, Avid, Microsoft, etc.)

About Half Yard:
Half Yard Productions is an award-winning production house that specializes in unscripted reality and
documentary television. As the top producer of wedding programming in the US, Half Yard created
and continues to produce the successful franchise, Say Yes to the Dress for TLC. In addition, HY has
produced critically acclaimed series such as The Last Alaskans, Dino Hunters, Twin Turbos for
Discovery, How the States Got Their Shapes on History, and While You Were Out for both TLC and

Some of our upcoming works include a true crime documentary series airing summer 2022 on Netflix,
a family reality series a la Kardashians for Hulu, plus a new paranormal/crime series (adapted from a
podcast) with a major streamer.