- WLS-TV (ABC 7) News/I-Team Internship

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WLS-TV (ABC 7) News/I-Team Internship


WLS-TV (ABC 7) News/I-Team Internship

• Intern Level


Assist investigative reporter and producer with stories by researching and following up on hotline calls and emails

Category Production Assistant 
Location Greater Chicago Area
Time Period 6 Months
Posted Date Jun 09, 2022
Start Date Aug 08, 2022
End Date Jan 27, 2023

Job Description

A day in the life…
  • Assist investigative reporter and producer with stories by researching and following up on hotline calls and emails
  • Attend shoots and interviews with reporter and or producer
  • Sit in on editing of segments
  • Log interviews with use of Dalet
  • Set up interviews
  • Submit FOIAs
  • Help find digital original stories
Basic Qualifications:
What you bring to the role…
  • Knowledge of how to log interviews, screen calls, and emails
  • Some editorial experience on rooting out a story
  • Strong communication skills to talk to callers who are seeking help from the I-Team
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Judgement of what may or may not be an investigation
  • Studying journalism or broadcast television in college
Required Education
  • Junior, Senior, Grad Student or Recent Graduate within six (6) months of graduation at the time of application
Preferred Education
  • Pursuing a degree, or recently completed a degree, in Communications, Journalism or Broadcast Studies
Additional Information:
  • All students must possess unrestricted work authorization
  • All students must be at least 18 years old
  • You must currently be enrolled in an accredited college or university and taking at least one class – OR – be a recent graduate of an accredited college or university within the last six (6) months - OR - be currently participating in the Disney College Program, Disney Culinary Program or Disney Professional Internship Program in order to qualify for this internship.
  • All candidates must be available from August 2022-January 2023
  • All candidates must be willing to work 18 – 20 hours/week
  • All candidates must provide a consistent, reliable work schedule during the session
  • All candidates must be able to work in the Chicago office and provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship
  • Must not have completed one year of continual employment on a Disney internship or program
This role is considered on-site, which means the employee will work from a Company designated location on an ongoing basis.

Job Type Intern  Part Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day
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