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Work at WGLT and The Vidette

WGLT and The Vidette are partner media organizations located on the Illinois State University campus. The Vidette is the student voice of ISU, run by the students themselves. WGLT, part of the NPR Network, gives students an opportunity to learn alongside professional full-time journalists. Both are a training ground for future media professionals.

WGLT student interns JD and Jack
Emily Bollinger
Highway 309 intern JD Bullock, left, and newsroom intern Jack Podlesnik.

Get started

Come work with us! Your first step is completing this interest form. We accept new interest forms at any time.

Most of our students start by working at The Vidette. As you gain experience, you can earn academic credit, pay, and increased responsibility within The Vidette. Students can also transition to do professional-caliber work at WGLT.

Which students can work at WGLT or The Vidette?

Any ISU student, from any major. Your ability to earn academic credit may vary depending on your major and path to graduation.

Are you a college student who doesn’t attend ISU? Fill out this interest form to learn about internship opportunities at WGLT.

Professional employment opportunities

All full-time professional staff positions at WGLT are employees of Illinois State University, an equal opportunity employer encouraging diversity.

Open professional positions are posted at the Illinois State University job site.