Web Producer Internship

Responsibilities: WGN-TV, Channel 9 and WGN America are looking for an Assistant Website Producer, internship. The internship will expose the participant to the day-to-day requirements for a local broadcast station as well as a nationally distributed cable network. Knowledge of HTML, DreamWeaver, Flash required. Knowledge of Adobe PhotoShop, on-line video and/or writing would be helpful, but not necessary.

* Additional Information
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)
Internship Eligibility
– Must be 18 or older and eligible to work in the US.
– Registered students in good standing at an accredited college or university preferred.
– 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
– Candidate must be an undergraduate (junior/senior standing) or graduate students attending an accredited college or university majoring in Broadcasting/Communications/Journalism/Web Design or related field of study.

Internships pays state minimum wage.

DURATION/HOURS: Must be able to work a minimum of 16 hours per week during an 8-12 week period.

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

Apply On-line:  Please go to http://www.tribunemedia.com, go to Careers, then job listings and search for keywords “Web Producer Internship”.

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.

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