Intern - News

US-DC
1 month ago
Job ID
2017-46560
Category
Internships

Overview

WDCW is recruiting for an intern to join its team beginning in January of 2018.

Responsibilities

The intern would be responsible for:

  • Assisting news crews gather information on assigned story of the day
  • Help solicit interviews, help with equipment and assist crews on the streets, if needed
  • Assist with writing scripts and web copy for story of the day
  • Occasionally work on the special events team to support station initiatives

Qualifications

Internship Eligibility

  • Must be 18 or older and eligible to work in the US.  Registered students in good standing at an accredited college or university preferred.
  • 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.

Required documents:

  • (1) Resume and (1) cover letter
  • Letter certifying academic eligibility from a college/university adviser that also outlines any college/university requirements.
  • (2) letters of recommendation from an academic professional
  • Transcript (unofficial copy is allowed)

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 http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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