The Judy and John McCarter Family Fellowship Program offers a recent college graduate the opportunity for hands-on work in research, writing, reporting and producing for WTTW News, wttw.com/news and the Chicago Tonight television program.
The McCarter Fellowship is a six-month, full-time fellowship. The fellow will be paid $15.40 an hour and work a 40-hour workweek.
The fellow will be exposed to a full range of editorial duties at WTTW News. Opportunities could include: field producing (setting up and shooting interviews and b-roll); producing segments (identifying guests, conducting pre-interviews, cutting video drop-ins); research; working with correspondents, hosts, and other producers; original reporting for the website; and the creation of interactive features using traditional and new media storytelling elements.
Applicants must also submit a resume. Applications are due: July 22, 2022