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CTS Investigative Intern


Chicago, IL, US, 60602


CBS News and Stations, brings together the power of CBS News, 28 owned television stations in 17 major U.S. markets, CBSN, CBSN Local platforms, local websites and cbsnews.com, under one umbrella. CBS News and Stations is home to the nation’s #1 news program 60 MINUTES, CBSN, the first 24/7 digital streaming news network, the award-winning broadcasts CBS MORNINGS, CBS SATURDAY MORNING, the CBS EVENING NEWS WITH NORAH O’DONNELL, CBS SUNDAY MORNING, CBS WEEKEND NEWS, 48 HOURS and FACE THE NATION WITH MARGARET BRENNAN. CBS News and Stations also produces the award-winning 60 MINUTES+ for Paramount+. CBS News and Stations provides news and information for the CBS Television Network,  CBSNews.com, CBSN, CBS News Radio and podcasts, CBS Mobile, Paramount + and other digital platforms. CBS News and Stations is dedicated to providing the highest quality journalism under standards it pioneered and continues to set in today’s digital age. CBS News earns more prestigious journalism awards than any other broadcast network.  



• Interns in Investigative do legal research in-depth pre-interviewing document searches general research and tape logging. They will also have the opportunity to accompany producers and reporters in the field.

• Intern will be side by side with news department professionals learning their craft and gaining valuable experience and knowledge.

• Each internship will be for approximately 10 weeks. Candidates who are selected must be enrolled in college. This is a paid internship.

• The Internship will be considered "at will" employees and the Program can end at any time during the 10 week period at the station's sole discretion.



• Currently seeking a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree preferably in Journalism or Communications.

• Strong social media and writing skills are preferred.

• Participation in college radio/TV stations/newspapers magazines and websites will be taken into account.

• Previous internship or newsroom experience is very helpful. • Excellent communication and computer skills are necessary.

• Computer Assisted Reporting skills including database mining basic analysis and spreadsheet creation are especially appreciated.



Results-Oriented Dependable Detail-Oriented Courteous

Only those individuals who are highly motivated need apply.


Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet. 


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status. 


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Paramount believes in creating environments that allow our primary focus to remain on providing entertainment, education and information to our millions of viewers around the world. As part of this commitment to health and safety, Paramount requires COVID-19 vaccines for current U.S. employees, including all newly hired employees, subject to applicable law. Union employees are subject to the agreement reached between the Company and the applicable Union.

Nearest Major Market: Chicago