WGN-TV is seeking a Production Intern. Intern will assist in the day-to-day operations of the Sports Production Department. Including, but not limited to, assisting with pre-production work for various live remotes (parades, specials and sporting events) screening and dubbing tapes, maintaining the departments tape library and helping with general office duties i.e. copying, filing, etc.
The candidate must be an undergraduate (junior/senior standing) or graduate student attending an accredited University. Students can receive university or college credit for participating in this program but need to handle paperwork involved. Candidates must be reliable, organized, and possess excellent writing and interpersonal skills. Proficiency in word and excel helpful. Sports knowledge is a plus.
Internship pays minimum wage and lasts 8-12 weeks.
Resumes must be received at least one month prior to the beginning of each session to assure full consideration.* Interns are considered trainees and not employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1973.
Four Internship Sessions (limited to 1 session per calendar year)
Fall (8-12 Weeks – Deadline to Apply – July 15)
Winter (8-10 Weeks – Deadline to Apply – October 15)
Spring (8-12 Weeks – Deadline to Apply – January 15)
Summer (8-12 Weeks – Deadline to Apply – April 15)
Equal Opportunity Employer
If interested, send cover letter & resume to:
WGN-TV Human Resources Dept.
2501 W. Bradley Place, Chicago, IL 60618
Fax: (773) 528-1387