This internship is designed for a student who is interested in gaining an understanding of how a daily newscast is brought to air.

Responsibilities:  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. Knowledge of social media a plus. Interns may be called upon to field produce and will have an opportunity to shadow reporters in the field and attend editorial meetings. Interns will also work closely with the segment producer, as well as show producers and executive producer. Mature and professional conduct expected.

Internship Eligibility

  • Must be 18 or older and a registered student in good standing at an accredited college or university.
  • 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.

Hours: 15 hours/3 days a week, 9am-2pm.

Equal Opportunity Employer

If interested, send cover letter and resume to:

WGN-TV Human Resources Department

2501 W. Bradley Place

Chicago, IL 60618

Fax:  773-528-1387

Apply On-line:  Please go to , go to Careers, then job listings and search for keywords “Midday News Internship”.

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