Tuesday, May 24, 2016

Our Mission
Our History
WTTW Local Productions
WTTW National Productions
Our Sponsors
Management & Board
Financial Information
Community Advisory Board
Contact Us

Employment at WTTW11, Chicago's Public Media

Employment at WTTW - Public Media Chicago

Licensing Internship

Internships in the WTTW licensing department offer college students the opportunity to explore the "business side" of the media industry while providing meaningful and practical experience.

The licensing department obtains the necessary rights, clearances and licenses for copyrighted elements (music, video, photos, etc.) used in WTTW original productions. The department is also responsible for licensing WTTW content (video clips, audio, photos, etc.) to outside productions. We license content for use in all kinds of media including movies, TV shows, commercials, exhibits, corporate videos, documentaries and more.

Qualified candidates must be registered students earning college or university credit for participating in the internship. Please note that this is an unpaid internship.

Late October through December (dates and total hours are flexible depending on college schedule)

Responsibilities include:

  • Research footage requests through various resources including database, tape library and production logs.
  • Maintain archive database by screening and logging program and b-roll footage.
  • Assist in the administration of license requests.
  • Maintain organized records and files.


  • Interest in business and legal aspect of media industry.
  • Interest in music publishing business.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Computer skills: Access, Word, Excel, Internet, etc.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to kcraig@wttw.com. Or, fax them to (773) 509-5307.

Golden Apple Awards Internshipft_musichostft_engineerinchargeintern_wfmt_website-productionWFMT Relevant Tones Internshipintern_broadcast_trafficintern_licensing_2007intern_membership_marketingintern_Introductions_WFMTWFMT_Development_InternWFMT_Communications and Development_InternWFMT_Lyric_ InternChicago-area architecture and history with Geoffrey BaerChicago Tonight internshipWFMT Manager, Traffic RadioWTTW Assistant ProducerWTTW Associate ProducerFoundations ManagerDevelopment AssistantDevelopment CoordinatorSystems Support SpecialistWFMT Radio Network Project ManagerChief Engineer, WFMTSales and Operations CoordinatorAssignments Manager, Chicago TonightDigital Content Editor, Chicago TonightCommunity Engagement DirectorDirector of Development, Imagining MoreWFMT Production AssistantDirector, Foundation and Corporate RelationsDirector, On-Air FundraisingFoundations ManagerAssociate Director of DevelopmentPledge fundraising internshipSummer Fundraising InternshipContact UsSite MapPressroomWTTW Digital ArchivesProduction ServicesCorporate SponsorshipHomeSchedulesProgramsWTTW KidsWTTW ArtsWTTW EventsSupport WTTWAbout UsMembers OnlyGeoffrey Baer Tours - Seven Wonders of ChicagoArchitect Robert A.M. Stern: Presence of the PastArchitect Michael Graves: A Grand TourArchitect Thomas Beeby10 Buildings that Changed AmericaCatholicismProhibitionAmerican Graduate