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Chicago Public Media seeks interns

September 23, 2020

Posted by Mariam Ahmed

Chicago Public Media is seeking interns for its newsroom, podcast, talk show and multi-media teams.


  • Many, but not all interns have completed college or some other form of education and/or certification in the journalism or media field(s)
  • Many go on to careers in public media or other outlets. Many have found their way back to WBEZ, too
  • The pay is $14/hour, non-negotiable
  • Scheduled work weeks are up to 24 hours/week
  • Internships last approximately 6 months, running January 2021 through June 2021

What the company wants candidates to display in their resumes, cover letters and interview conversations:

  • Curiosity and the willingness to learn
  • Understanding of the value of bringing together diverse perspectives
  • Specific skills you want to learn during the internship
  • If applicable, any links to a portfolio of writing samples; audio, video, or multimedia packages; or other completed work that may be relevant to this opening

Applications are being accepted through October 12, 2020.

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