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Assignment Desk Intern

Tribune Company

New York, NY
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Careers Center | Assignment Desk Intern

Assignment Desk Intern

Location US-NY-New York
Posted Date 2 months ago(2/1/2018 4:04 PM)
Job ID
News Operations


The PIX11 Assignment Desk Intern must coordinate the gathering of news, generate story ideas, the scheduling and assign daily coverage, and the delivery of news material to reporters, photographers, and Tribune media partners.


Assist with story research and social media.  Tweet breaking news information.  Must  have excellent phone etiquette.

Emailing news producers and managers with updates on reporter stories and forwarding news that comes through the assignment desk.

Answering phones on the assignment desk, checking assignment desk voice mail, adding assignments to opus daybook, beat calls, assisting reporters with logistics.


  • You must be actively enrolled in an accredited college or university.
  • 3.0 or higher GPA
  • Entering your Junior, or Senior year in the fall of 2018
  • Knowledgeable on multiple social media platforms. 


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


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