News Intern

US-PA-Philadelphia
4 weeks ago
Job ID
2017-46699
Category
News Operations

Overview

PHL17 is currently seeking an intern in the News department.

Responsibilities

Students will have an opportunity to gain a wide range of experience while interning in the news department. Primarily Interns work closely with the assignment desk – the nerve center of the newsroom. They are considered another resource to get the job done both in-house and out on the streets. In the field they can observe photojournalists working to get all the important pictures for TV news. On many assignments the interns will function as field producers, conducting interviews at press conferences and other events, Interns can also shadow reporters to learn what it takes to put together stories. At the station, Interns will help assignment editors contact news sources, gather information, research stories, set up interviews, respond to breaking news as well as handle clerical duties. Other opportunities in the newsroom exist for those who are interested in learning more about writing, directing, producing and editing. Students can shadow professionals through their day to learn more about these aspects of television production.

Qualifications

Strong communication and people skills and the ability to “multi-task” under deadline pressure are necessary abilities for Interns to possess to intern in the newsroom. You must be a registered student in good standing at an accredited college or university.

News interns will work approximately 30 hours per week with an anticipated start of 1/15 thru 5/1.

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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