illinoisinternships | Investigative - Intern in Chicago, IL

Investigative - Intern

  • CBS Corporation
  • $78,460.00 - 140,400.00 / Year *
  • 3251 S Western Blvd
  • Chicago, IL 60664
  • Part-Time
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# Investigative - Intern **REF#:** 33314 **CBS BUSINESS UNIT:** CBS Television Stations **JOB TYPE:** Paid Intern **JOB SCHEDULE:** Part-Time **JOB LOCATION:** Chicago, IL **ABOUT US:** CBS Television Stations consists of 29 owned-and-operated stations, including 16 that are part of the CBS Television Network, eight affiliates of The CW Network, three independent stations and two MyNetworkTV affiliates. Among its stations are WCBS-TV and WLNY-TV (New York), KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV (Los Angeles), WBBM-TV (Chicago), KYW-TV and WPSG-TV (Philadelphia), KTVT-TV and KTXA-TV (Dallas-Ft. Worth), KPIX-TV and KBCW-TV (San Francisco), WBZ-TV and WSBK-TV (Boston), WUPA-TV (Atlanta), WWJ-TV and WKBD-TV (Detroit), KSTW-TV (Seattle), WTOG-TV (Tampa-St. Petersburg), WCCO-TV (Minneapolis), KCNC-TV (Denver), WFOR-TV and WBFS-TV (Miami), KOVR-TV and KMAX-TV (Sacramento), KDKA-TV and WPCW-TV (Pittsburgh), WJZ-TV (Baltimore), as well as WCCO-TV's satellite stations KCCO-TV (Alexandria, Minn.) and KCCW-TV (Walker, Minn.). **DESCRIPTION:** PURPOSE OF POSITION: A unique learning opportunity for 2018/2019 college students interested in pursuing a career in TV News; interns will gain valuable exposure and experience in the Investigative Unit. PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES: NEWS INTERNSHIP PROGRAM * Interns in Investigative do legal research, in-depth pre-interviewing, document searches, general research and tape logging. They will also have the opportunity to accompany producers and reporters in the field. * Intern will be side by side with news department professionals, learning their craft and gaining valuable experience and knowledge. * Each internship will be for approximately 3 months/1 semester. Candidates who are selected must be enrolled in college. This is a paid internship. * The Internship will be considered \"at will\" employees and the Program can end at any time during each three/six month period at the station's sole discretion. CORE COMPETENCIES: Results-Oriented, Dependable, Detail-Oriented, Courteous Only those individuals who are highly motivated need apply. **QUALIFICATIONS:** PREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS: * Currently seeking a Bachelor's or Master's degree, preferably in Journalism or Communications. * Strong social media and writing skills are preferred. * Participation in college radio/TV stations/newspapers, magazines and websites will be taken into account. * Previous internship or newsroom experience is very helpful. * Excellent communication and computer skills are necessary. * Computer Assisted Reporting skills including database mining, basic analysis and spreadsheet creation are especially appreciated. **EEO STATEMENT:** Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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