Monday, February 23, 2009

Radio reporter/host to cover Chicago Cubs

WGN 720 AM, a news-talk radio station in Chicago, seeks a full-time reporter/host to cover the Chicago Cubs' games.

Duties include: "Pre/post-game interviews, features, hosting; score updates, wraps for morning show, assisting Cubs broadcast team at home and away games, hosting/appearances on other WGN programs as required. During off-season: anchoring/reporting/hosting."

Previous on-air sports broadcast experience required, as is baseball play-by-play experience.

To apply, send salary requirements, resume and audio demo to Sports Director, WGN Radio, 435 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL. 60611.


Location: Chicago, Illinois

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Friday, February 6, 2009

Publications intern @ Chicago Cubs

The Chicago Cubs are offering a full-time extended paid internship in their Publications and Creative Services Department.  


"The successful candidate will perform various tasks associated with producing the Cubs official publications and will be instrumental in helping to maintain the digital asset archive during the baseball season," the ad states. "Additional responsibilities will include posting line-ups and farm report recaps from media notes on Vine Line Blogs, proofreading editorial pages for all publications using AP style, coordinating scorecard information for each series, to catalog, inventory, review and re-organize digital files and various other miscellaneous responsibilities."

Applicants should have background in print journalism and/or sports information and thorough knowledge of baseball. Ability to speak Spanish is preferred, as is a degree in journalism, new media or photography. Availability must be full-time, Monday – Friday.  Some weekends required.  Time frame will be early March to October 2009.


Apply online.



Chicago, Illinois

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