Syndication Internship

Department: News Department, Digital Syndication

Responsibilities: This internship is designed for a student who is interested in a news position, specifically for those interested in editing and digital work. Duties include, but are not limited to: researching and locating archive video, keeping track of daily news stories from all Tribune stations, locating stock footage and editing video. Interns will communicate closely with syndication producers, reporters, and assignment desk. 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. Internships are unpaid. 

Equal Opportuntity 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, click on the Career Opportunities link then Job Search link and search for keyword “Syndication Internship”.

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


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