WGN – Newsroom

Overview:

Assist the sports producer and anchor with the evening sportscasts by logging games, using the web and wires to help provide pertinent information on breaking sports stories and/or other information. The interns will learn to identify proper highlights, video, sound, etc… to use in our shows. Also, interns will have the opportunity to learn to edit on desktop editors. Occasionally interns go out in the field to help with interviews. Mature and professional conduct expected. As this is a newsroom position, visit the Production Internship page for information on Sports Production Internship.

 

Must have a strong knowledge of general sports, and be willing to commit to working two to three evenings a week throughout the semester. Candidates MUST be of at least Junior standing in college or university. Broadcast Journalism/Communications majors preferred.

 

Internship Eligibility

•Must be 18 or older and a registered student in good standing at an accredited college or university.

•Must be able to work the hours required by department.

•Students can receive university or college credit for participating in this program but need to handle paperwork involved.

 

HOURS:  TBD

INTERNSHIP SESSIONS:

•Fall (8-12 Weeks – Deadline to Apply – July 15)

•Winter (4-10 Weeks – Deadline to Apply – October 15)

•Spring (8-12 Weeks – Deadline to Apply – January 15)

•Summer (8-12 Weeks – Deadline to Apply – April 15) – extended to April 25
Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Apply online or send cover letter & resume to:
WGN TV
2501 W. Bradley Place, Chicago, IL 60618
Attention: Human Resources
Fax: (773) 528-1387
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

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