The KYW1060 Sales Intern Experience

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KYW 1060 RADIOWhat does a sales intern do at a major TV/Radio station in Philadelphia?

A sales intern has the opportunity to be around the best salespeople who know how to sell, take on new and exciting projects, listen to what’s going on around him/her, drink from the water cooler, learn many coffee is for closersmany names, and be a part of a highly energetic sales meeting every week.

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What happens during a sales meeting?

The weekly sales meeting topics include upcoming sponsorships, partnerships, upcoming events, and valuable industry information. I made the best of these meetings by taking notes and listening. If I didn’t understand a particular piece of the conversation I would write it down. That way the next time it was mentioned it usually would trigger a memory.

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What assets/advertising opportunities does CBS offer to its clients?

  • Sponsorships
  • Promotions
  • Digital Advertising
  • Opportunities with sister radio stations
  • Television (Channel 3)


What advice would I give to future interns?

  • Never be late. Most importantly, never be a minute late to a sales meeting!
  • Be assertive when asking for work. During downtime ask if another department can use your help.
  • Think to yourself constantly. How can I make someone else’s job easier? And just do it.
  • Proofread all emails, documents, etc; before sending to your supervisor.
  • Speak and ask questions at the right time.

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