Sports News Internship, Abc7 (Wls-Tv) Chicago Fall 2019

Disney Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 4 months ago

Job Description:

ABC7 (WLS-TV) Chicago is the Midwest flagship of the ABC television network. ABC7 leads the market in local news coverage with daily newscasts, and has been in a number one position in local news since March 1986. The station's offices and studios are located in The Loop in downtown Chicago.

Through its internship program, ABC7 Chicago aims to enrich and provide a practical experience for the student pursuing a career in the business of broadcasting. You will have the opportunity to observe and participate in the operation of a major-market television station.

Job Type

Temporary/Seasonal

Segment

Media Networks

Internship Program Subtype

Professional Internship

Additional Information

Internship Eligibility:

  • 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.

  • All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

  • All students must provide a consistent, reliable work schedule during the session

Program Dates:

  • All candidates must be available from September through December

  • All candidates must be willing to work 18 hours/week

Category

Production and Programming

Basic Qualifications

You should already have a good working knowledge of journalism through your college experience and have a strong general knowledge of sports.

Business

Walt Disney Television

Preferred Qualifications

Junior or Senior-level standing; or attending Graduate school; or a recent graduate applying within 6 months of graduation date.

Postal Code
60601-3302

Responsibilities

A sports internship involves knowing what is going on in the sports world daily. Some of the responsibilities include logging local games, going out and conducting interviews with athletes, and working on developing the skills needed to become a professional journalist.

Job Description

ABC7 (WLS-TV) Chicago is the Midwest flagship of the ABC television network. ABC7 leads the market in local news coverage with daily newscasts, and has been in a number one position in local news since March 1986. The station's offices and studios are located in The Loop in downtown Chicago.

Through its internship program, ABC7 Chicago aims to enrich and provide a practical experience for the student pursuing a career in the business of broadcasting. You will have the opportunity to observe and participate in the operation of a major-market television station.

Additional Information

Internship Eligibility:

  • 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.

  • All students must provide their own housing and transportation for the duration of the internship

  • All students must provide a consistent, reliable work schedule during the session

Program Dates:

  • All candidates must be available from September through December

  • All candidates must be willing to work 18 hours/week

Basic Qualifications

You should already have a good working knowledge of journalism through your college experience and have a strong general knowledge of sports.

Preferred Qualifications

Junior or Senior-level standing; or attending Graduate school; or a recent graduate applying within 6 months of graduation date.

Responsibilities

A sports internship involves knowing what is going on in the sports world daily. Some of the responsibilities include logging local games, going out and conducting interviews with athletes, and working on developing the skills needed to become a professional journalist.


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Disney