• Evening News Internship - Spring/Summer 2019

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 2 months ago(1/14/2019 2:36 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-47441
    Category
    Internships
  • Overview

    Candidates should be passionate about news, self-motivated, and able to multitask. Good communication skills and eye for viral news stories is a must. Basic production and video editing skills preferred (we use Final Cut) 

    Responsibilities

    - Monitor social media daily activities on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.
    - Reach out to users through social media to request footage of events/stories, as well as to interview witnesses and report information back to the station.
    - Identify trending and breaking news - find news online before other media covers it.
    - Transcribing interviews, finding soundbites.
    - Opportunity to assist on shoots, archive research.
    - Identifying and contacting people directly involved in stories to secure permissions for video and photos.
    - Offer ideas, input and feedback during brainstorming cycles.
    - Handle miscellaneous urgent tasks as they arise.

    Qualifications

    * Additional Information

    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

     

    Internships pays state minimum wage.

     

     

    Apply On-line:  Please go to http://www.tribunemedia.com, go to Careers, then job listings and search for keywords “Evening News Internship”.

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