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Evening News Intern - Fall

Tribune Company
Chicago, IL
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Evening News Intern - Fall in Chicago, Illinois | Careers at IL-Chicago;2501 W. Bradley Place (WGN-TV)
  • Evening News Intern - Fall

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/14/2019 2:39 AM)
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    WGN-TV is seeking currently seeking an Evening News Intern for the Fall term.


    - Assist writers in editing videos for broadcast
    - Download videos from multiple sources and edit for broadcast
    - Monitor social media for stories and elements for possible use in newscasts
    - Reach out to users through social media to request footage of events/stories, as well as to interview witnesses and report information back to the station.
    - Identify trending and breaking news - find news online before other media covers it.
    - Transcribing interviews, finding soundbites.
    - Opportunity to assist on shoots, archive research.
    - Identifying and contacting people directly involved in stories to secure permissions for video and photos.
    - Offer ideas, input and feedback during brainstorming cycles.
    - Handle miscellaneous urgent tasks as they arise


    Candidates should be passionate about news, self-motivated, and able to multitask. Good communication skills and eye for viral news stories is a must. Basic production and video editing skills pred (we use Final Cut).


    – 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

    Internships pays City of Chicago minimum wage.


    On-line: Please go to http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for keyword “Job ID2019-49449”. Submit resume in PDF Format


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