WGN-TV is seeking currently seeking an Evening News Intern for the Fall term.
- Assist writers in editing videos for broadcast
- Download videos from multiple sources and edit for broadcast
- Monitor social media for stories and elements for possible use in newscasts
- 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