Friday, February 27, 2009

6-month paid TV news writer intern in Chicago

WGN-TV 9, CW's affiliate in Chicago, is offering a paid 6-month news writing internship.

Full-time position is open to college juniors and seniors or recent graduates. Pays minimum wage.

"Intern learns the duties of a TV news writer," the ad states. "Write scripts for newscast, edit video using non-linear desktop editing system, and communicate closely with reporters, producers and editors."

To apply, mail resume and cover letter to: WGN-TV, Human Resources Dept., 2501 W. Bradley Place, Chicago, IL 60618. Or fax to: (773) 528-1387. Or apply online: go to www.tribjobs.com, click on the Career Opportunities link, then Job Search link and search for keyword “News Writing Internship”.

Location: Chicago, Illinois

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Tuesday, September 30, 2008

Sports journalism intern @ Chicago TV station

WGN-TV, CW's affiliate in Chicago, seeks an intern to assist the sports producer and anchor with the evening sportscasts.

The intern will log games and use the web and wires to help provide pertinent information on breaking sports stories. 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.

-Mark Grabowski

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