Political Sales Intern

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This internship is with the WGN-TV/CLTV/ANT-TV Sales Department. The internship pays minimum wage. Interns are considered trainees and not employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1973.


Duties include, but are not limited to: Assisting the National Sales Manager in the political sales process, maintaining political advertising schedules, tracking & monitoring political spending in the market, ensuring political advertising schedules are complaint with FCC guidelines, maintaining political public files and working as a liaison with political agencies and campaign managers.


Candidates must be organized, detail oriented, and possess good interpersonal skills. Proficiency in Word and Excel required.


Only undergraduate (junior/senior) or graduate students in good standing at an accredited college or university will be considered. Students can receive university or college credit for participating in this program but need to handle the paperwork involved.



Duration/Hours: Must be able to work a minimum of 16 hours per week during a 13 week period. Internship scheduled to start Fall 2016 (September).


Equal Opportunity Employer


If interested send cover letter & resume to:

Apply On-line:  Please go to http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for keywords “Political Sales 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 http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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