Midday News Internship

Department: News Department

Responsibilities: This internship is designed for a student who is interested in all aspects of the news. Working with the Midday News team, the duties include, but are not limited to: guest and show research, helping coordinate and book guest appearances, floor directing and updating the website. Interns may be called upon to field produce and will have an opportunity to shadow reporters in the field. Interns will also work closely with the segment producer, as well as show producers and executive producer. Mature and professional conduct expected.

Undergraduate (junior/senior standing) or graduate students attending an accredited college or university majoring in Broadcasting/Communications/Journalism or related field of study.  Students must be able to obtain college credit for the internship experience  (Internships are unpaid). Hours 8am-2pm 2/3 days per week.

Equal Opportunity Employer

DURATION/HOURS: Must be able to work a minimum of 16 hours per week during a 13-18 week period.

FALL (September – December)
WINTER/SPRING (January – April)
SUMMER (May – August)

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to

Attention: WGN-TV Human Resources Dept.

Mail: 2501 W. Bradley Place, Chicago, IL 60618
(773) 528-1387
Apply On-line:
Please go to www.tribjobs.com, click on the Career Opportunities link then Job Search link and search for keyword “Midday News Internship”.

Interns are considered trainees and not employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1973.


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