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Midday News Internship

Midday News Internship

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


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”.

Company Info

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 more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. 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% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit

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