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Evening News Internship

Tribune Company


Location:
Chicago, IL
Date:
01/17/2018
2018-01-172018-02-16
Job Code:
2017-45577
Tribune Company
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Careers Center - Evening News Internship

Evening News Internship

US-IL-Chicago
6 months ago(7/12/2017 3:01 PM)
Job ID
2017-45577
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 pred (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.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

 

 

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