Thank you for your interest. Please note that this is not an actual Job Opening. Tribune Media Company is being proactive in their search for candidates by building a database of qualified resumes for future opportunities. Once you have submitted your contact details and some basic information about your background, it will be reviewed as opportunities arise.
The FOX40 Newsroom is bustling with activity from the wee hours of the morning until well into late evening. The product delivered over the air each morning and evening, and online 24/7, is the result of the hard work of the behind-the-scenes writers, gatherers, producers and editors.
Assist the Assignment Desk in researching story ideas and coordinating crews of reporters and photographers in their daily assignments. Tasks may include retrieving file materials, answering telephones, making beat checks, and assisting assignment editors and reporters in setting up coverage plans.
Support live news broadcasts with program content creation. This is an opportunity to learn and participate in the daily production of a fast-paced, major market newscast. Tasks may include writing scripts for live newscasts, creating graphic elements and assisting in story research.
Assist the Web Producers in story research and writing, use social media to gather information or share station content, and video publishing. Tasks may include conducting internet searches, scanning and reading multiple news sources, writing posts for station social media accounts, creating content for station’s website.
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 may receive university or college credit for participating in this program but need to independently handle any paperwork involved.
Deadlines to apply for Internship:
Winter Term – October 15th
Spring Term - January 15th
Summer Term - April 15th
Fall Term - July 15th
Intern positions are paid opportunities