Leah Robinson, who hails from Farmington Hills, MI, and is a recent graduate of Central Michigan University, has been selected to participate in the Television Academy Foundation’s 2019 Internship Program. Robinson is one of just 50 students chosen from across the country for the program.
Robinson, who majored in Broadcasting & Cinematic Arts, will be interning this summer in the unscripted television department at Lighthearted Entertainment in Burbank, CA.
The Television Academy Foundation’s annual Internship Program provides 50 paid internships, at top Hollywood studios and production companies, to college students nationwide. The prestigious program gives both undergraduate and graduate students in-depth and hands-on professional experience in a variety of television careers during the eight-week internship.
“My inspiration for seeking a career in television blossomed with help from my high school journalism teacher as well as the amazing broadcasting program that they have at my university,” said Robinson. “The Television Academy Foundation internship will allow me to make valuable connections within the industry and I cannot wait to start my career!”
About the Television Academy Foundation
Established in 1959 as the charitable arm of the Television Academy, the Television Academy Foundation is dedicated to preserving the legacy of television while educating and inspiring those who will shape its future. Through renowned educational and outreach programs, such as The Interviews: An Oral History of Television Project, College Television Awards and Student Internship Program, the Foundation seeks to widen the circle of voices our industry represents and to create more opportunity for television to reflect all of society. For more information on the Foundation, please visit TelevisionAcademy.com/