Spring 2023 News/Digital Internship

Employer ABC7 (WLS-TV) Chicago
Location Chicago, IL
Type Internship
Apply by Deadline not specified—Apply ASAP!
More details https://abc7chicago.com/chicago-internship-news-journalism-copy-editor/12339167/
Posted on November 8, 2022


ABC7 (WLS-TV) Chicago is the Midwest flagship of the ABC television network. ABC7 leads the market in local news coverage, signature local events and programming, and has been in a number one position in local news since March 1986. The award-winning Design Department at ABC 7 produces full-scope multiplatform creative for all events, special programs, initiatives, and newscasts. The station’s offices and studios are in The Loop in downtown Chicago.

This internship might be for you if you love to create, learn, and collaborate. You will be part of a digital team assisting in producing stories, creating original videos, and engaging our audience on social networks. You must be motivated, willing to take on new challenges and make the most of your time with us to truly make a difference.

Basic Qualifications:
• You enjoy telling stories in creative ways
• You have a passion for digital media and television
• You love YouTube and creating Stories
• You think on your feet, like learning new things and learn quickly
• You can explain just about anything to anyone in writing, in person or on the phone.
• You love taking on problems and finding creative solutions
• You can multi-task in a fast-paced environment, but also know how to stay focused on what matters most
• You have experience with non-linear video editing software (Adobe Premiere, AVID and/or Final Cut Pro)
• You have experience with Adobe Photoshop or similar program
• You have experience with photography and/or videography (DLSR or similar cameras)

Preferred Qualifications:
You have previous experience (academic or internship) in journalism (print, digital, and/or broadcast) and/or in television, news, and news media production

Required Education:
• Junior/Senior-level standing
• Must be enrolled in an accredited college/university taking at least one class in the semester/quarter (spring/fall) prior to participation in the internship program OR must have graduated from a college/university within 6 months OR currently participating in a Disney College Program or Disney Professional Internship

Required Documents:
Cover Letter which includes a 1-2 writing samples.

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Deadline not specified—Apply ASAP!