Backstory Documentary Producer Intern

Internships for WGN-TV
Chicago, Illinois

posted on June 24, 2019

job posting:

WGN-TV is currently seeking a Backstory documentary producer intern for the Fall term. Responsibilities This internship is designed for a student who is interested in a news position, specifically documentary producing. Duties include, but are not limited to: researching story ideas, lining up interviews, logging interviews, greeting guests, escorting guests to and from studios, researching and locating archive video. Interns will communicate closely with Larry Potash and show producers. Mature and professional conduct expected. Qualifications – 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 needs to handle paperwork involved. Internships pays City of Chicago minimum wage. Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting’s 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching approximately 49 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 75 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 49 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please visit Tribune is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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expires on 08/24/2019