News Internship Description

Position Title:              Intern

Department:                News/Production

Company:                    CSN Chicago


# of hours / week:       10-15 per             

Basic Function

To experience all aspects of Sports Media in a TV newsroom, including production, operations, and engineering. Opportunities will include working on pre and post-game shows as well as field work, writing and reporting.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Experience and learn production and operations from reporters, anchors and the production team  by assisting the team in day to day tasks
  • Use research, creativity and archive footage to assist with sports programming
  • Exposure to field work including interviewing skills, lighting and operations. 
  • Gain understanding of  operating the teleprompter as well as other areas of the control room, production and director operations
  • Participation and assisting with stage managing including mic’ing and camera operations
  • Provide support for guest relations
  • Logging games and instruction on highlight and sound bite  identification
  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Good communication skills.
  • Knowledge of sports.
  • Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
    • Must be 19 years of age or older
    • Must be a student in pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor, Master or Juris Doctor degree
    • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the US
    • Must have sophomore standing or above
    • Must have a 3.0 GPA

If you meet the requirements above, please fill out the Intern Candidate Information form (attached) and e-mail the completed form along with your resume to to be considered for the internship program.