News Writing Internships (6 Month Internship)

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2501 W. Bradley Place
Chicago, IL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 3 Full-time, Unpaid

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WGN-TV is Chicago’s CW network affiliate, programming a strong schedule of news, sports and entertainment, with all WGN Sports telecasts, WGN News and most CW programs in high definition on WGN 9.1. WGN News programs more news than any other Chicago TV station. Cable news channel CLTV, part of WGN News, serves the Chicago, Rockford, IL and South Bend, IN areas and celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2013. WGN 9.2 is Chicago’s home of Tribune Broadcasting’s classic TV network, Antenna TV. WGN also programs for WGN America on cable, telco and satellite throughout the U.S. WGN-TV is a Tribune Broadcasting station. For additional information on Chicago’s Very Own WGN-TV, go to


Intern learns the duties of a TV news writer. Write scripts for newscast, edit video using non-linear desktop editing system, and communicate closely with reporters, producers and editors. Must possess strong writing skills and pass writing test.


Must be available to work 32 to 40 hours a week. Available to recent graduates (6months post graduations) with a degree or suitable coursework in journalism. Mature and professional conduct expected. Pays minimum wage.

To Apply: Send resume and cover letter to
Attention: WGN-TV Human Resources Dept.
Mail: 2501 W. Bradley Place, Chicago, IL 60618
Fax: (773) 528-1387
Apply On-line: Please go to, click on the Career Opportunities link then Job Search link and search for keyword “News Writing Internship”.

Resumes must be received at least one month prior to the beginning of each session to assure full consideration.* Interns are considered trainees and not employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1973.

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