NewsNation Summer 2024 Internship (Chicago, New York, DC)

Nexstar Media Group, Inc.

Chicago, IL

Are you a curious, passionate, energetic, and hardworking undergraduate or graduate student majoring in journalism or communications who is looking for a hands-on learning experience which will help you to further prepare you for an exciting career in journalism? Would you enjoy the opportunity to work at a national cable news network supporting editorial newsgathering or production?

NewsNation is looking for interns for Summer 2024. The paid internships will run from approximately June 3, 2024 – August 23, 2024 (11 weeks)

Selected interns will work on one of our NewsNation programs, in a bureau, or on a production team. Interns will also attend trainings and workshops which help them further understand the editorial, business, programming, and technological aspects of a 24-hour news organization.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

Conducting research

Pitching stories

Identifying prospective guests

Helping source video from social media

Desktop editing of videos

Creating graphics

Writing scripts


Must be pursuing an associate’s, bachelor’s or master’s degree at an accredited Institution and be able to provide documentation to confirm your degree progress.

Current class standing of junior or above

Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above

Must be 18 years of age or older

Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the U.S. without a Visa or sponsorship

The ability to work at NewsNation headquarters in Chicago, NY or DC

Salary Range: $15.80 - $17.00 Hourly (salary range varies by city)

Desired Characteristics

Ideal Backgrounds Include: Journalism or Broadcast Journalism, Digital/New Media Studies, Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Production, English, Social Media, Research.

Must be a team player

Must be self-motivated

Must be able to take feedback and constructive criticism

Interns will be placed at a show or unit as follows:

NewsNation HR/Recruitment/Newsroom