Internships and PR


— The Better Government Association, Chicago, seeks interns who aspire to be investigative reporters, to work for a program that seeks to uncover waste, fraud and corruption in the activities of state and local government; interns will work flexible hours as they assist in the research of stories and leads as well as legal issues, so computer skills are a must. Background with Excel and Access, or the ability to learn quickly, is helpful, while experience using research tools such as Lexis and Westlaw is also helpful. Background should include a degree or at least two years of classes, as well as work experience in journalism or a related field; internships or work on a student-run publication or broadcast outlet is acceptable. Send clips/CD/tape and resume to Patrick Rehkamp, chief investigator, BGA, 11 E. Adams St., Suite 608, Chicago, IL 60603, call (312) 427-8330 or e-mail (e-mailing of documents, audio and video files is okay) EOE (Indef.)

— CBS-owned WBBM-TV, Chicago seeks a news apprentice (Job #4776BR) who will get exposed to the various disciplines of broadcast journalism from the assignment desk to newscast writing and producing, promotion writing, Web writer/producer, news editing and special projects, working side-by-side with news department professionals, learning the craft and getting valuable experience and knowledge; must be able to work behind the camera with an ultimate goal to be part of a newsroom management team, and the station will make an effort to find employment for those who successfully complete the program either within WBBM-TV or at another CBS-owned television station; should be results-oriented, dependable, detail-oriented, courteous, highly-motivated and self-starting. Applicants must be a December2008 or 2009 graduate with a serious interest in pursuing television news as a career. EOE (3/25)

— CBS-owned WBBM Newsradio 780, Chicago seeks interns in news, production and marketing. Interns will work between 16 and 36 hours a week (2-4 days) on a schedule to be determined by the internship coordinator and the student. Students must be currently enrolled, have at least junior class standing and a 3.0 GPA, understand that job placement is not a part of the program, and must be able to obtain academic credit. Marketing and promotions interns should know Word and Excel, word processing, filing, event logistics and management; resume to Cher Ames, marketing mgr., fax (312) 297-7775 or e-mail Production intern should know digital and analog editing, Cool Edit Pro, how to dub and record, industrial compact disc operations, and AudioVault; should demonstrate familiarity with use of production libraries, commercial and program feeds, and radio commercial traffic practices; resumes to Jennifer Owens, production coordinator, fax (312) 297-7775 or e-mail News interns should have familiarity with digital and analog editing and recording techniques; resumes to Ron Gleason, news and programming director, WBBM-AM, 180 N. Stetson, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60601 or fax (312) 297-7822. EOE (Indef.)

— WLS (AM), Chicago seeks interns in programming and news departments for academic credit; the station considers this an ideal internship opportunity for communications and broadcasting majors, especially those contemplating a career in news/talk/producing or as on-air talent. College interns will get a hands-on experience in working in many different aspects of radio. This internship is unpaid and course credit must be earned. Resume and letter outlining your abilities and goals to the WLS (AM) intern coordinator, 190 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60601 or e-mail EOE (Indef.)

— WLS-FM, Chicago seeks interns in all departments for academic credit. Resume to WLS-FM intern coordinator, 190 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60601. No calls. EOE (Indef.)

— Internships at ABC-owned WLS-TV, Chicago: Investigative intern who is studying to become an investigative reporter or producer, who is at least junior level and will learn by doing as part of the WLS-TV I-Team, generating and researching investigative topics, coordinating projects and following them through to the finished on-air product and follow-up reports; background should include college-level or commercial print and/or broadcast experience for this unpaid (college credit) internship; applicants should submit a resume, an outline of personal interests and professional goals and a statement of why you would like to be chosen for the I-Team internship to Ann Pistone, WLS-TV I-Team, or e-mail Also, interns who will observe and participate on a limited basis as they learn the function, operation and staffing of the news, sports, programming, sales, research sales, creative services and community services departments, to earn a specified number of academic credits (unpaid), to be determined by the school; students must be at least second semester juniors, have a “B” average and be able to work no less than three days a week at the station, with a maximum of 15 hours a week over 12 weeks; submit application, resume, an outline of personal interests and professional goals, and a statement of why you would like to be chosen for the internship, to Elsa Ruiz Claveria, internship coord., WLS-TV, 190 N. State St., Chicago, IL 60601. No calls. EOE (Indef.)

— Metro Networks/Shadow Broadcast Services seeks student interns who have a strong interest in news, are in good standing in school, and would work for a three-month period. Send resume, and a letter stating why you would be a good addition to Metro’s Chicago office to Perry Williams, news bureau chief, 161 N. Clark St., Suite 1300, Chicago, IL 60601 or call (312) 705-1758. EOE (Indef.)

— WGN-AM, Chicago seeks interns in its news, sports, programming and Internet departments, which often overlap; must be a current college junior, senior or post-graduate, and internships may be taken for college credit. Must be able to write well, while reporting, audio and video editing and Web production skills are strong pluses; the station’s 24-hour news schedule create opportunities around-the-clock for busy students. Get further details and apply online at EOE (Indef.)

— Fox-owned WFLD/WPWR-TV, Chicago, has an academic internship program for college credit with internships in news, promotions/PR, traffic/research, community affairs, human resources and finance/business/programming. Must be registered and junior or senior standing; students must provide resume, completed application form and a letter from their colleges indicating they will receive credit. For information, contact Shynaa Brown, intern coordinator, WFLD/WPWR-TV, 205 N. Michigan Av., Chicago, IL 60601, or call (312) 565-5558. EOE (indef.)~~

— Green Target Global Group/Chicago seeks interns with strong writing and communications skills for a firm that does public relations, marketing communications and consulting focused on financial, professional services, B2B and corporate organizations. Interns will learn about branding, crisis/litigation communications, direct mail, e-marketing, media relations and publicity, opinion research, positioning and targeted advertising. Resume and letter stating your interests to Kristen Griffin, 1 N. LaSalle, Suite 27, Chicago, IL 60602 or e-mail EOE (Indef.)

— Internships at WGN-TV, Chicago: Morning news intern who can greet guests, write tip sheets, escort guests to and from studios, research and locate archive video, and work closely with producers and the EP. Investigative unit intern, to research and develop tips and leads, screen and log video, attend court, pull court documents, perform other clerical duties and go into the field with producers and reporters. Assignment desk intern who will answer viewer and reporter calls, research stories and sort through mail and faxes; may accompany reporters and videographers on assignment. Sports intern who has strong knowledge of sports, can log games to be used for highlights, scan the wires, learn to identify the proper highlights, video, sound bites and other materials for shows, help in the field with interviews, and learn to use the Sony Newsbase clip edit system that allows editing straight from desk computers; good for those seeking “hands-on” experience. Experience not a requirement, but must be creative, curious, have proper business demeanor and the ability to listen and learn. Must be available 15 hours a week for 13 weeks. Must be college juniors, seniors or graduate students able to get credit for work. Resumes to the WGN-TV HR Dept., 2501 W. Bradley Pl., Chicago, IL 60618, call (773) 528-1387 or e-mail EOE (Indef.)

— Chicago Artists’ News seeks interns, college student or otherwise, for two internship programs: one Editorial and the other for Marketing/Advertising support; the periodical prefers some skills/experience in the newspaper field but is also willing to match relative “rookie” individuals to tasks depending on strengths. Cover letter should indicate interest in “editorial” or “marketing/advertising;” send with clips (for editorial internships) and resume to the Chicago Artists’ News editor, 70 E. Lake St., Suite 230, Chicago, IL 60601 or e-mail EOE (Indef.)

— The Big Ten Network (Chicago, IL) seeks production and marketing/promotions interns. The production intern will support the remote production team, assist with day-to-day administrative event projects as needed, will input music cue sheets, will maintain the checklist for remote promo copy for events, track post-event reports from producers and directors, ship DVDs to talent and others as requested and will collect and log new talent reels; familiarity withy college and professional sports preferred, along with strong multi-tasking and organizational skills. Marketing interns will be responsible for developing and contributing to marketing efforts consistent with the goals and objectives of the network and the conference; will serve as brand ambassadors on campus as the eyes and ears of their individual campuses, will be the Big Ten Network’s direct contact with various marketing initiatives not completed from HQ, will lead marketing initiatives from recruiting SuperFans, handing out publicity materials and promoting new BTN programming; should have a strong on-campus social network and be familiar with Facebook, Twitter, blogging and other social media; must be multi-task oriented with strong organizational skills. All interns must be at least sophomore standing and be able to get college credit. Apply online at EOE (Indef.)

— Gameplan Entertainment seeks interns who have a strong interest in the media and entertainment business; students must seek college credit, have a good academic record and be able to work in the office 2-3 days a week with duties that include research, client contacts, reviewing demos and assisting the marketing department. E-mail cover letter and resume to Elizabeth Landry at EOE (Indef.)

— The Hyde Park Herald and Lakefront Outlook (Chicago, IL/South Side) seek an intern looking to supplement college coursework. Should know the city’s South Side, particularly from 22nd to 60th Streets and east of the Dan Ryan Expressway. Three clips, resume and a letter stating why you’re right for the internship to the Herald Newspapers Editor, 5240 S. Harper Av., Chicago, IL 60615, fax (773) 643-8542 or e-mail EOE (Indef.)

— Christianity Today, Carol Stream, IL, a current events monthly magazine of evangelical conviction, offers semester-long, part-time news internships to college students who have decided on careers in journalism, as well as summer internships for such students and recent college graduates; interns will receive hands-on experience in magazine publishing, but news reporting and writing for publication and clips are not guaranteed. The news internship is for experienced student journalists only and should be considered a supplement to previous journalism education in the classroom; applicants also should have general knowledge of the evangelical community, religion, and the Internet. Resumes to Ted Olsen, news director, 465 Gunderson Dr., Carol Stream, IL 60188 or e-mail EOE (indef.)

— WIND (AM), Chicago seeks interns for its news and political units who can work flexible schedules, do in-studio and in-the-field research and produce local, national and breaking stories; applicants must provide college information and academic contacts. Apply to Mike Scott, c/o internship program, WIND (AM), 25 Northwest Point, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007. EOE (Indef.)

— Privila, Inc., Schaumburg, IL seeks interns who can telecommute or work in-house and love to write. Privila interns write during the entire internship, work directly with the editorial staff, challenge and educate themselves, meet deadlines, research a multitude of topics including jewelry, sports, fashion, the outdoors, automobiles, finances, arts and much more. Interns get their articles published while learning, growing, having fun and preparing to leave with a dynamic portfolio. Privila interns work for college credit but will be in a coffee shop atmosphere, close to local college campus and will receive complimentary lunches, snacks and beverages; 2008 spring internships are filling fast and applications must be made in January. Candidates must be able to commit to at least 10 hours a week, submit five articles a week minimum for 15 weeks and be able to work flexible hours; special arrangements can be made for applicants not seeking college credit, such as a lower weekly article requirement. Apply online at EOE (Indef.)

— NextMedia Radio, Crystal Lake, IL seeks interns who will do more than get coffee and hang banner rolls. Resume to Karyn Kasi, promotions dir., 8800 US Hwy. 14, Crystal Lake, IL 60012 or e-mail EOE (indef.)

— WREX-TV, Rockford, IL seeks unpaid interns in its news, sports and production departments who can get credit from their school; the station will consider both high school and college students able to get credit from their schools. Resume and cover letter to Maggie Hradecky, ND or Nick Schneider, production supervisor, WREX-TV, Box 530, Rockford, IL 61105. EOE (Indef.)

— WIFR-TV, Rockford, IL seeks interns who are seeking a degree in communications or broadcast journalism and have the recommendation of an advisor; internships are unpaid, so students should show proof that they will receive college credit or endorsement for their work. Resume and letter of recommendation to WIFR-TV Internships, Box 123, Rockford, IL 61105 EOE (Indef.)

— WRHL-AM/FM, Rochelle, IL seeks interns, both full and part-time, who will do researching, create and record daily newscasts, edit audio, record the weather from the Fox affiliate and edit for broadcast, create/record/produce public service announcements from local/national/international organizations, learn/master Adobe Audition production software, learn AudioVault automation software, operate control boards during local and state sporting events (including Chicago Bears broadcasts), operate radio equipment controlling what is broadcast live during city council meetings and other live remotes, may include some live on-air work, create/produce/record commercials for WRHL clients, and perform other miscellaneous duties as needed, including some weekend work. “By the end of the internship, the intern will learn how a real-life, for-profit small-market radio station operates; one would learn all of the moving parts, all the titles, duties and basic structure of the radio business, and would in addition build radio and TV broadcasting contacts to form a solid foundation for a future career in broadcasting.” Internships run January-April, May-August and September-December, while specific start and end dates remain flexible. To apply, send a resume and letter stating what you can bring to the table (e-mail is fine) to Greg Saunders, WRHL-AM/FM, at; call with questions to (815) 562-7001 x-11. EOE (Indef.)

— WTJK-AM, Rockton, IL seeks interns year-round who are energetic, friendly and hard-working students and can help coordinate contests, do copywriting, aid in the development of the station’s promotions, do research, update station Web sites, and perform out-of-office responsibilities in the Rockford and South Beloit areas that can include promoting at sporting events, local bars, clubs and retail locations. Applicants must possess excellent organizational skills, good writing ability, creativity and the ability to assist with many projects and ideas. Internship is for college credit and you must have a valid driver’s license and vehicle. Resume and e-mail telling how you would be an asset to ESPN Radio 1380/Rockford to Kate Heine at EOE (Indef.)

— WQAD-TV, Moline, IL (Quad Cities market) seeks interns for spring, summer and fall internships for academic credit. Its interns learn (and DO) it all under the supervision of the person responsible for the intern’s work. Videography intern candidates should apply to Andy McKay at; Internet content interns to Michael Gorman at; marketing interns to Tonya Terrell at; producer/reporter interns to Kamy Dearborn, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th St., Moline, IL 61265 or e-mail EOE (Indef.)

— WTAX-AM, Springfield, IL seeks interns interesting in doing news who have a background in writing, want to learn what it is like to take a news tip to a full story and want an internship where you could potentially do it all — find the information, get the tape, edit and write the story. Resume to Michelle Eccles, news and programming director, WTAX-AM, 3501 E. Sangamon Av., Springfield, IL 62707, call (217) 753-5400 or e-mail EOE (Indef.)

— WICS-TV, Springfield, IL seeks news department interns that are non-paid and should be coordinated with colleges for credit; should have technical and customer support career interests in multimedia including networks, client work stations, servers, software, audio-video production and fiber satellite distribution, and will have the opportunity to work with a variety of hardware and software platforms from vendors, including AVID, PathFire, Panasonic and others. Resume to Alaina Marx, HR Dept., WICS-TV, 2680 E. Cook St., Springfield, IL 62703. EOE (Indef.)

— WTMJ-TV, Milwaukee, WI seeks newsroom interns who are juniors or seniors, able to earn college credit, have the ability to spend at least 25 hours a week in the newsroom and can work flexible schedules. Non-paid. Letter should include desired start date, and the dates and times you would be available for a brief interview. Send with resume to Sydney Gohring, intern coordinator/TV News, WTMJ-TV, 720 E. Capitol Dr., Milwaukee, WI 53212. EOE (indef.)

— WISN-AM, Milwaukee, WI seeks interns for a newsroom that is fast-paced, gathers local news aggressively, and needs interns who can work in-studio and in the field, research and produce stories, answer listener phone calls, and be able to work flexible hours. Internship is unpaid; must be taken for college credit. Applications are taking on an ongoing basis for internships summer, fall and spring. Tape and resume to Jodi Becker, WISN-AM News Internship Program, 12100 W. Howard Av., Greenfield, WI 53228, call (414) 944-5494 or e-mail EOE (indef.)

— WDJT-TV, Milwaukee, WI seeks interns (Job #HR-Internship) in a variety of areas who can commit 15 hours a week for an entire semester during the regular school year; must receive college credit, as the internship is unpaid; available internships include bilingual (Spanish-English) news intern, sports intern, producer assistant intern, assignment desk intern, meteorology intern, sales intern, engineering intern, production intern, master control intern and promotions intern. To apply contact Internships c/o the WDJT-TV HR Dept., 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214, fax (414) 607-8188 or e-mail EOE (Indef.)

— WBAY-TV, Green Bay, WI seeks interns in its news, sports, sales and engineering department, with every effort made to assign meaningful projects and tasks, with supervision and evaluation; must be a full-time student (junior or senior standing preferred) and done for credit as apart of a bona fide course of study with credit. Send resume and letter stating personal objectives and hoped-for accomplishments to Trish Ossman, EP (news); Chris Roth, sports director (sports); Steve Lavin, GSM (sales), or Greg Tadyshak, chief engineer (engineering), WBAY-TV, 115 S. Jefferson St., Green Bay, WI 54301 or e-mail Melissa Feldman, station business mgr., at (Indef.)

— WISH-TV, Indianapolis, IN seek interns who can work at least 15 hours a week for 10 weeks for college credit and without financial compensation; students may work one full-semester internship per student and must provide information from a faculty advisor stating the length of the internship and that they will receive credit. The station attaches the same standards that it uses when hiring staff. Internships are available in news reporting, I-Team reporting, sports, videography, production, promotion, graphic arts, sales and marketing, public affairs and broadcast engineering. Once information is received from a student it is forwarded to the appropriate department head who will then decide if the station needs or wants to set up an interview. Send applications to the WISH-TV internship program, 1950 N. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN 46202 or e-mail (Indef.)

— WXIN/WTTV, Indianapolis, IN seeks interns to work in a year-round program who want as much “hands-on” opportunity as possible and are expected and encouraged to learn about all aspects of commercial broadcasting; typically must work 8-10 weeks on a part-time (20-40 hours/week) basis. In addition to morning and evening news (including sports and weather) there are internships in operations and production, creative services, and sales. Deadlines are: for the summer term 3/1; for the fall term 8/1; for the winter-spring term 12/1, and preference is given to students majoring in a related field. Submit resume with cover letter stating department of interest and academic term in which you are available to the WXIN/WTTV HR Sept., 6910 Network Pl., Indianapolis, IN 46278; qualified students will be contacted for an interview. (Indef.)

— WYIN-TV, Merrillville, IN seeks news interns who can write stories, assist with reporter shoots, make beast calls, prepare scripts and perform other newsroom tasks; good writing skills and some television knowledge a must. Must be available to work eight or more hours a week, and interns must be juniors, seniors or recent graduates with a degree or suitable coursework in journalism. Resume to Todd Hauer, ND, WYIN-TV/Lakeshore Public Television, 8625 Indiana Pl., Merrillville, IN 46410 or e-mail No calls. EOE (Indef.)

— Internships at Great Lakes Media/The Chronicle (Valparaiso, IN): Sports editorial/photo intern who can work 20-30+ hours each week for credit; the internship will expose the right candidate to all facets of weekly production, including writing, photography and layout on three weekly newspapers in Lake and Porter Counties. The papers also may consider unpaid internships in other areas of emphasis, such as community reporting. All applicants must have completed the sophomore year of college, must be majoring in communications or journalism, must have completed basic reporting and writing classes, and are responsible for securing their own living arrangements. Background in photojournalism with a college newspaper is a definite plus. Resume and contact information for three professional/educational references to Erin Ciszczon, ME, 10 N. Washington St., Valparaiso, IN 46383. EOE (indef.)

— WANE-TV, Ft. Wayne, IN seeks interns who are full-time juniors or seniors, can receive college credit, can work without financial compensation, and are able to perform at least 160 on-site hours, although more are recommended for a full experience. The station offers internships in news reporting, producing, videography, sports and weather; operations production, directing, floor camera and engineering; sales marketing and research; and promotions editing, public affairs and creative services. Deadlines are 11/30 for winter and spring internships, 2/28 for summer internships and 7/31 for fall internships. Resume, letter telling why you would be a good intern and school program requirements to the WANE-TV internship program, 2915 W. State Blvd., Ft. Wayne, IN 46808. (Indef.)

— WPTA/WISE-TV, Ft. Wayne, IN seek interns in news, promotions, sales/marketing, production and accounting; the stations are flexible regarding the months that internships are offered, mainly on a first-come, first-serve basis. Must be able to earn college credit and have a letter from the school indicating enrollment in an internship for credit. Resume to Deborah Sand, WPTA/WISE-TV HR Dept., Box 2121, Ft. Wayne, IN 46801. (Indef.)

— KMOV-TV, St. Louis, MO seeks a broadcast assistant. In this 13-week appointment, successful candidates will assist producers and production assistants, operate the TelePrompTer and assist in various aspects of newscast preparation. Must be able to work flexible weekday and weekend hours. Perfect for students with a broadcast journalism emphasis. Resume to Audrey Prywitch, EP/News, KMOV-TV, One Memorial Dr., St. Louis, MO 63102. EOE (Indef.)

— Fox-owned WDAF-TV, Kansas City, MO seeks interns with junior or senior status who are majoring in journalism, broadcasting, communications, marketing and graphic design; internships are unpaid and must be for college class credit, and most departments require a minimum of 20 hours of work per week; news department opportunities exist in sports, producing, reporting, video editing and videography. Resume and a letter detailing your interests to the WDAF-TV HR Dept./Internship Coordinator, 3030 Summit, Kansas City, MO 64108. (Indef.)

— WPSD-TV, Paducah, KY seeks interns who want to gain a diversified experience in a variety of fields with a hands-on educational opportunity. Internships are offered year-round in news, sports, weather, production, creative services, Web design and sales/marketing. Applicants must be at least 18, have junior, senior or graduate academic standing, be able to receive academic credit from an educational institution based on hours of training, and have the ability to commute at specified times to the station. Applicants with serious interest only should contact Corey Goodman, news producer/internship coordinator, Box 1197, Paducah, KY 24002-1197 or e-mail for an application form. EOE (Indef.)

— WDIV-TV, Detroit, MI seeks interns in programming promotions, news and sales; the program is designed to augment the educational development of students for careers in broadcasting by creating opportunities for students to gain experience in day-to-day operations; must be 18 years of age, enrolled in a college or university, be majoring in communications or a related field, be classified as at least a junior when the internship begins and be seeking class credits or their equivalent (such as a master’s thesis). Apply by including name, address and phone number, and send application via e-mail to the WDIV-TV HR Administrator at (Indef.)

— WXYZ-TV, Detroit, MI seeks news, assignment desk, sports and special project unit interns who will learn investigative technique through ands-on work with the unit; students must be motivated, will have the opportunity to create a resume tape by the end of the internship, will gain an insight into newsroom operations, will learn alongside staff and will work with the investigative, consumer, health and advocacy units; interns must be able to work between 12 and 32 hours a week for credit only, with days and times based on student availability and department needs to be determined before the start date. Students must be registered as a junior or senior and be able to receive college/university course credit for participating, complying with all school requirements as well as WXYZ-TV requirements. Students must be up-to-date on current vents on all levels, actively watching newscasts, browsing the Web, reading newspapers and making and utilizing sources. Apply online at (Indef.)

— WOOD/WOTV/WXSP-TV, Grand Rapids, MI seek interns who are college juniors and seniors and would like to gain experience in news, weather, community affairs, promotions, sales and accounting. Resume to WOOD-TV Internships, 120 College Av. SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503, call (616) 771-9061 or e-mail (Indef.)

— WKYC-TV, Cleveland, OH seeks a interns for a range of jobs that include journalism, PR, Web site production and production; students must be enrolled in an accredited college or university, be able to get course credit and be able to be present at least three days a week. Students should submit resume that includes courses related to the internship requested, a letter indicating the dates of availability and a letter from the student’s school indicating that the student will receive credit if chosen. Resume to Janet Christopher, WKYC/WVXP-TV, 1333 Lakeside Av., Cleveland, OH 44114 or fax (216) 344-3477. No calls. (Indef.)

— WEWS-TV, Cleveland, OH seeks unpaid interns in a number of areas: “Good Morning Cleveland,” “Live on Five,” news assignment desk, Akron bureau, and “Team Five” Investigators/Troubleshooters. Must receive college credit and be able to work a 20-40 hour schedule. Resume to the WEWS-TV internship coordinator, 3001 Euclid Av., Cleveland, OH 44115. (indef.)

— WVIZ-TV/WCPN-FM, Cleveland, OH offers internships designed to provide students with an opportunity to learn about careers in public broadcasting through hands-on experience. Must be enrolled in an accredited college or university and be able to receive credit for the internship. Tape/CD (if available), with resume, to the WVIZ/WCPN HR/Idea Center Dept., 1375 Euclid Av., Cleveland, OH 44115-1835. (Indef.)

— The E.W. Scripps Co., Cincinnati OH seeks candidates for a paid two-year apprenticeship program that trains journalists for its owned-and-operated television stations that begins with six months focused training in the operations of a television station; the apprentice then selects a position (such as reporter/videographer or producer). Upon successful completion, the company ill make an effort to transfer to apprentice into a regular position with Scripps; will be trained to develop breaking news, list to scanners to identify news, make beat calls, create a source network, produce a newscast, create a rundown, write stories that are accurate and compelling, communicate with crews in the field during live newscasts, work with control room staff to execute live newscasts, tell compelling stories from start to finish, develop story ideas, hone skills such as interviewing techniques, shoot and understand visually appealing video, editing and report live from the field, write for the Web, adapt broadcast style to Web content, generate compelling Web content that is consistent with the station’s brand and varied responsibilities; must have an upcoming undergraduate degree in journalism or a related field, proven ability to write in broadcast and//or newspaper format, a broad understanding of journalism ethics, basic computer research skills and detail orientation; must be able to work a schedule that includes travel, overtime, weekends and holidays. Apply online at (4/29)

— Cincinnati Magazine, Cincinnati, OH seeks energetic, hard-working editorial interns to work for four months at fact-checking, research/reporting and short writing assignments; must be able to work at least 15 hours a week in the office for credit (unpaid), with hours varying depending on class and work schedules. English and journalism majors are given high priority but other majors are welcome. Must be juniors or seniors, and a resident of the Greater Cincinnati/northern KY area (Hamilton, Butler, Clermont or Warren Counties in OH, and Kenton, Campbell or Boone Counties in KY). Clips and resume with a letter telling what you can bring to the job to Aiesha D. Little, Cincinnati magazine internship program, 200 Carew Tower, 441 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45202. Fall interns must apply by June 1, spring interns by Oct. 2 and summer interns by Feb. 1. No calls. (Indef.)

— WPTY-TV, Memphis, TN seeks unpaid news interns on an ongoing basis who will be responsible for their own living expenses and must be able to receive academic credit. Must have second-semester junior standing or higher, be certified in writing by the student’s academic counselor, have a degree path with a major or minor in broadcast journalism or related field, be able to work 20 hours a week for eight consecutive weeks, be able to agree in writing to a fixed curriculum and work schedule, and be able to work holidays, weekends, night shifts and other periods. Send letter explaining why you want to participate in the internship program and how it would benefit you to Lisa Lovell, EP, 2701 Union Av. Extended, Memphis, TN 38112. (Indef.)

— WBBJ-TV, Jackson, TN seeks energetic, intelligent, dependable, reliable and responsible news junkies and broadcast or communications majors to work as newsroom interns on the weekend shift; must dub tapes, make beat calls, operate studio cameras for the 6 and 10 p.m. newscasts, assist reporters and videographers in the field and newsroom, go out on stories, learn how to edit and dub tapes and to do what it takes to produce a quality newscasts. Morning and evening shifts are available. To apply, call Chip Washington, WBBJ-TV, at (901) 725-8621 weekdays or (601) 668-3310 (cell phone) at other times. (Indef.)

— Foreign Policy magazine seeks an unpaid research intern who will assist editors in researching and planning content, help assistant editors with fact-checking, proof articles, write and work on at least one short piece to be published at the editor’s discretion, and can work a flexible schedule of at least 15-20 hours a week for a semester. Students must have completed their junior year, or be graduate students with educational or job background in international relations, comparative politics, journalism, history or economics. To apply, submit a 5-10 page (maximum) writing sample, resume and letter of recommendation to Kate Palmer, internship coordinator, 1779 Massachusetts Av. NW, Washington, DC 20036, call (202) 939-2247, fax (202) 483-4430 or e-mail (Indef.)

— KSL-AM, Salt Lake City, UT seeks interns in radio news, sports and programming who are registered full-time at a university, college, community college or vocational-technical institute; priority will be given to students who are juniors, seniors or in the final year of a community college or vocational/technical school program. Should be self-starting, able to meet deadlines, precise and accurate, a good writer and producer, and able to devote 20 hours a week, with a schedule to be arranged by the intern, coordinator and the intern’s academic adviser. Must appear professional and be able to produce a letter from the applicant’s school verifying the arrangement of credit for the internship. To apply, download an application from the KSL Web site:; questions can be directed to (Indef.)


— WTTW-TV, Chicago seeks a marketing coordinator with 1-3 years experience who will assist and help coordinate the successful execution of a variety of direct marketing and membership projects and activities including creative and marketing strategies that grow membership base and meet revenue goals through direct mail, telemarketing, Web campaigns and the like; coordinate and assist in management of assigned campaigns from start to finish, including developing strategies and creative, scheduling, budgeting, segmentation, list selection, tracking and back end analysis; and supervision of freelance copywriters and graphic designers; database management software experience a plus. Resume to the WTTW-TV HR Dept., c/o Marketing Coordinator Position, 5400 N. St. Louis Av., Chicago, IL 60625, fax (773) 509-5309 or e-mail No calls. EOE (5/23)

— Harpo, Inc., seeks a media relations specialist who can work on the 25th season of the Oprah Winfrey Show, can represent some of Harpo’s current and future media businesses, can develop talent, loves a challenge and diversified workload, wants the opportunity to represent one of the world’s most respected brands, has strong PR experience, has working knowledge of broadcast, print and new media, can multi-task well, can organize and manage time effectively and can help plan and coordinate public and special appearances; will develop and execute campaigns for the show, Harpo Productions, Harpo Films, O/the Oprah Magazine, the Oprah Winfrey Network, the Oprah Winfrey Foundations and Harpo, Inc. Apply online at : EOE (5/13)

— The University of Chicago seeks a director of interactive media (Position #083688) with five years of developing and implementing new media solutions, including three years as a manager, who will serve as manager of all activities related to interactive media for Alumni Relations and Development, and as a senior leader in its Office of Strategic Communications; will lead the development and implementation of interactive media productions including Web sites, e-mail, videos and a worldwide online community and perform regular maintenance; will build and lead a crowing team of interactive producers and developers who create interactive communications for alumni relations, annual giving, gift and estate planning, corporate and foundation relations, the regional offices, major gift, leadership gifts, principal gifts and other areas of advancement.; should have background with Adobe, Macromedia, Final Cut software and other publishing applications, the ability to manage projects with limited direct supervision and an ability to work on teams with colleagues across campus. Apply online at EOE (6/14)

** The American Academy of Dermatology (Schaumburg, IL) seeks a communications program specialist with 3-5 years project management experience who will manage and implement the Academy’s sports-related programs and projects on skin cancer awareness, making recommendations on these sports-related programs and other sun-sensitive programs, serve as staff liaison to the sports committee, provide editorial and organizational support for patient education pamphlets, support the work of the communications department by managing components of assigned special projects, draft and develop program materials for video products, take responsibility for the academy’s Sun Smart Sports Web site, update information, investigate new sports to target, market the Web site and manage projects. Apply online at EOE (5/21)

— Benedictine University (Lisle, IL) seeks an athletics marketing and communications coordinator with 1-2 years experience who will develop and coordinate a comprehensive and integrated marketing communications program that includes media and public relations, publications, advertising, promotional items, signage, a Web site, and e-communications to help achieve the goals of the university’s intercollegiate athletics program; must develop and coordinate a comprehensive program of sports coverage focusing on both competitive and non-competitive activities, including information on student-athletes and teams; will prepare annual media guides and team yearbooks, individual event programs, posters, newsletters, camp brochures, alumni publications, event publications and post-season media guides. Bachelor’s degree a must, and a master’s degree is preferred. Resume and contact information for three professional references to the Benedictine University office of personnel resources, 5700 College Rd., Lisle, IL 60532 or email EOE (5/2)

— NextMedia/Joliet, IL seeks full-time and part-time production assistants who want to get their foot in the door of the radio business, want to get out into the community to help portray radio stations in a professional manner, can put a smile on the face when out at station events and understand that radio promotions mean working nights, weekends and holidays. Send resume, and a letter stating why you want to get into radio promotions, to Dan Waddick, promotions dir., at EOE (5/15)

— The University of Illinois College of Law (Urbana, IL) seeks a director of communications with at least three years experience in public relations who can implement a comprehensive multimedia communications program working closely with everyone from students to alumni and the dean; must serve as chief communications officer for the college, assist faculty members and college administrators in the developing of marketing and media relations strategies, can plan for events/conferences/programs, can implement marketing/media relations/communications, can design/write/manage production of all print and Web materials, including direct mail campaigns, e-mail campaigns, Web site production, alumni magazines and press releases; bachelor’s degree a must. Apply online with resume, contact information for three references and a letter of application at; questions can be directed to Jennifer Rexroad at (217) 244-7582. (5/10)

— WICD-TV, Champaign, IL seeks a promotions producer (Job #CIL01163) who can write station promotions and daily news topical promos, can shoot and edit them, can research and plan external station promotional events and media sponsorships and coordinate their successful completion, can assist in the development of a station marketing plan, can schedule promo spots on the daily log, can manage multiple projects, can work both independently and as a team player, is a good communicator and knows Avid, AfterEffects and Photoshop; must be able to work some weekend hours as needed. Apply online at or No calls, faxes or e-mails. EOE (5/8)

— WDJT-TV, Milwaukee, WI seeks an outstanding promotion writer/producer (Job #HR-WP) with 2-3 years experience in broadcast promotion and non-linear editing who has a passion for promotion, I s a good writer, is well-organized, is self-motivated, can work in a fast-paced and high-volume department under deadline constraints and will write produce and edit daily newscast topical promotion, news series promos and news image promos; hours Saturday-Wednesday, 1:30-10 p.m. Tape/DVD/URL of your work and resume to the WDJT-TV HR Dept., 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214, fax (414) 607-8189 or e-mail EOE (5/24)

— WVTV/WCGV-TV, Milwaukee, WI seek a promotion writer/producer (Job #MIL01078) with at least one year experience who has top-notch writing and spot conception skills, hands-on non-linear editing experience and knowledge of graphic design software; must have the ability to think strategically, previous brand-building success and a positive attitude. Apply online at, and send DVD and resume to the WVTV/WCGV-TV HR Dept., 404 N. 35th St., Milwaukee, WI 53216. No calls. EOE (5/9)

— The National Collegiate Athletic Association (Indianapolis, IN) seeks an associate director of new media content to manage the public content areas of, work with the publishing, public relations and media relations staffs to identify and plan timely content, work with key membership stakeholders (presidents/athletic directors/coaches) to plan and execute content, work with the associate director of new media managing the membership side of the site to identify stories for the public side and create efficiencies between both, assist in the design and posting of stories and display knowledge of AP style, SEO techniques and Web site design; background in and knowledge of intercollegiate athletics and higher education issues highly desirable, as well as SCAA structure. Apply online at (5/5)

— WYIN-TV, Merrillville, IN seeks a marketing/public relations coordinator who can coordinate program marketing, community relations and PR activities; must be a good writer and communicator and have strong organizational and project planning skills. Resume to Julia Lounsberry, HR mgr., WYIN-TV/Lakeshore Public Television, 8625 Indiana Pl., Merrillville, IN 46410 or e-mail EOE (5/8)

— WSBT (AM), South Bend, IN seeks a part-time event marketing director who will develop and execute special events for a five-station cluster, has strong organizational skills, can work in a deadline-oriented environment, has strong computer skills, can create sales presentations and meet with clients and can work some nights and weekends; Web publishing and html background a plus. E-mail resume to Jim Roberts, PD, WSBT (AM), at (5/22)

** WNDU-FM, South Bend, IN promotions coordinator (see WNDU-FM Web site coordinator under “online”). EOE (5/23)

— KWQC-TV, Davenport, IA seeks a promotions producer with at least three years of experience who is detail-oriented, self-starting, can multitask well, can work both independently or as part of a team, has strong writing and editing skills, knows FinalCut Pro, has experience organizing community events and can hit the ground running. DVD/tape and resume to Denise Killian, ND, KWQC-TV, 805 Brady St., Davenport, IA 52803 or e-mail EOE (5/2)

— Grinnell College (Grinnell, IA) seeks an editorial director (Job #0038) with at least five years magazine experience, including two years as an editor, who will oversee its quarterly alumni and friends publication, write and edit a quarterly newsletter, create primary and supplemental multimedia Web content to enhance the content of printed publications, manage a budget, supervise freelance and student writers and write and edit numerous marketing and communications materials for diverse audiences in cooperation with the admissions, alumni relations, development and other offices. Apply online only, including two writing samples and one example of electronic communications work (including but not limited to .mp3 files, video, photography or Web content) to the office of human resources at; questions can be directed to (641) 269-4818. (5/14)

— KIMT-TV, Mason City, IA seeks a marketing writer/producer who can write and produce topical promos, write copy for radio promotion, create print ads for local newspapers and assist in the creation of station contests, setting and meeting deadlines independently; experience working on NLE is helpful, along with After Effects. DVD and resume to the KIMT-TV business office coordinator, Box 620, Mason City, IA 50402-0620 or e-mail (5/2)

— KMIZ-TV, Columbia, MO seeks a promotions producer who is a superb creative mind, can develop new ideas for promotion and marketing, can take them from conception to final product, can work individually or as part of a team, has a background in video production and non-linear editing, can be involved in everything from station branding to program promotion and can write, shoot and edit promotions for various station programs and products. Tape/DV and resume to Sean J. Stone, KMIZ/KQFX-TV, 501 Business Loop 70 East, Columbia, MO 65201. (5/14)

— WPSD-TV, Paducah, KY seeks a promotions writer/producer who has the ability to translate concept into research-driven promotion that cuts through the clutter; must be able to effectively sell product on multiple platforms and write, shoot and edit daily topical, image and special project promotions; non-linear editing skills and background with AfterEffects and Photoshop are a must. Tape/DVD and resume to Dwayne Stice, WPSD-TV, Box 1197, Paducah, KY 42002-1197 or e-mail EOE (5/23)

** Kappa Delta sorority (Memphis, TN) seeks an education communications manager who will seek to provide relevant content that engages members from the new member experience through their time as alumnae; will oversee and manage the “KD Edge,” an innovative program for juniors, seniors and recent graduates; assuring KD is on the cutting edge by reviewing and assessing sorority offerings is a primary responsibility, so applicants should be creative and energetic, work well as part of a team, have a passion for reaching collegians and alumnae by helping to create and manage educational programs. Resume and letter stating salary requirements to Melanie Schild, 3205 Players Ln., Memphis, TN 38125 or e-mail (5/19)

** The University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment (St. Paul, MN) seeks a managing editor (Job #165884) who will provide direction to its quarterly magazine, manage its Web sites and newsletters, oversee marketing and advertising and perform other strategic communications functions; will write engaging and accessible copy for all platforms, work with the communications team on the concept and execution of marketing/advertising/branding efforts, will create editorial guidelines to assure consistent use of house style and messaging, will assist the director of communications with media relations, will support institute researchers with writing and pitching op-eds and articles for the popular press; experience managing print and online publications, in translating scientific research for general audiences, writing for the Web, developing social networking opportunities and contributing to multimedia projects preferred. Apply online with letter that states alary requirements to (5/20)

— KAWE/KAWB-TV, Bemidji, MN seeks a special events coordinator who also will help acquire and manage program sponsors and print advertisers; must have marketing, development or sales skills and a willingness to travel within a 90-mile radius of Bemidji; background in public television preferred. E-mail resume, contact information for three references and letter outlining what you can do in .pdf format to (5/23)

— The Michigan Municipal League (Ann Arbor, MI) seeks a communications coordinator who is as passionate as the League is about Michigan’s communities; must be well-versed in social media methods, know what grabs the media’s eye, knows what lands in the garbage can, views change as a positive challenge, can effectively and accurately juggle multiple tasks within deadlines, can fill seats at education seminars, an market programs and services, can produce audio and video quickly and can write and develop communications materials for use in print and electronically, can proofread and edit, can develop marketing and promotional materials and can shoot photos and video. Resume and letter stating salary history to the Michigan Municipal League HR mgr., 1675 Green Rd., Box 1487, Ann Arbor, MI 48106-1487 or e-mail (5/17)

** KLRT-TV, Little Rock, AR seeks a promotions producer who can think creatively, can produce marketing messages that are compelling and original, can boost the brand, is skilled in shooting and non-linear editing and can be well-enough organized to juggle numerous projects while moving station promos to the next level; background with FinalCut Pro a must. Tape/DVD and resume to Chuck Spohn, GM, KLRT-TV, 10800 Colonel Glenn Rd., Little Rock, AR 72204. No calls. (5/19)

** KWCH-TV, Wichita, KS seeks a topical promotion writer/producer with one year experience who will write, produce and edit daily topical promotion, sweeps promotion and station image promotion for KWCH-TV and sister stations KSCW-TV, KBSD-TV, KBSH-TV ad KBSL-TV; must have a strong understanding of news, bothlocal and national and be able to assist with station special vents and additional tasks as needed; experience with FinalCut Pro, AfterEffects and Photoshop is a plus. Send resume and a short letter about yourself to the KWCH-TV HR mgr., 2815 E. 37th St. North, Wichita, KS 67219, fax (316) 831-6190 or e-mail (5/23)

— NewsLink, Lincoln, NE seeks a public relations executive/corporate journalist who has some journalism experience, can conduct interviews with a digital recorder and can snap photos for professional publications in a sales-oriented environment; sales and marketing experience will be considered. Work samples and resume to the News Link HR Dept., 1845 S. 11th St., Lincoln, NE 68502, call (402) 475-NEWS or e-mail (5/9)

— Openings at WSOC-TV, Charlotte, NC: News topical/promotion writer/producers with at least three years experience who love the challenge of deadlines, live, video, audio and making them all work together; Avid editing background a huge plus. DVD, tape or Web link with resume to Sally Ganz, creative services dir., WSOC/WAXN-TV, 1901 N. Tryon St., Charlotte, NC 28206. No calls. (5/13)

— WRAL-TV, Raleigh-Durham, NC seeks a promotions producer (Job #10035) who can produce station image and topical promotions for newscasts on all platforms, can do station marketing and news promotions, and can conceptualize, write, shoot, edit and produce image campaigns and news topical promotion. DVD and resume to the WRAL-TV HR Dept., 2619 Western Blvd., Raleigh, NC 27606. (5/13)

— Openings at WMBF-TV, Myrtle Beach, SC: Marketing director who will devise and achieve branding objectives, manage details of promotional campaigns in al media, can demonstrate sound organizational skills, must develop and implement strategic plans to assure continued growth for products on all platforms, must coordinate strategy and has a strong sense of pacing, graphic design, music and sound.; must shoot, writ and edit image and topical promos and implement other station marketing efforts while operating in an HD/non-linear environment. Marketing producer who can write and produce topics, proof-of-performance spots, image spots and station special promotions and do shooting for them; must know FinalCut Pro, while Edius background is a plus and being able to work nights and weekends, with a flexible schedule; will also shoot some commercials. Tape and resume to Debbie Dowling, WMBF-TV, 918 Frontage Rd. East, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577, fax (334) 833-7279 or e-mail (5/23)