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Professional Employment Opportunities

We are now hiring a new full-time reporter at WGLT. The application deadline is Aug. 18, 2021.

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.

Student Employment Opportunities

Student employment at WGLT includes positions in broadcast journalism, on-air announcing, and clerical areas. Applicants must be registered for at least six hours of Illinois State University courses, and must be pursuing a full-time degree. Openings for student employment at WGLT are posted on the Illinois State University student employment website.

Illinois State University is an EOE/AA employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran

Undergraduate Internship Opportunities

WGLT and WGLT.org, Bloomington-Normal’s public media and a service of Illinois State University’s School of Communication, offers the following unpaid internship opportunities during Illinois State’s fall, spring, and summer terms. Internships are typically worth 1 to 3 credit hours depending on the number of hours worked, pending academic advisor approval.

Outstanding students who successfully complete an internship with WGLT may be considered for part-time paid employment.

  • Online Reporting and Social Media (requires enrollment in or completion of COM 161/Convergent Media Writing or similar experience)
  • Audio Production (requires enrollment in or completion of COM 162/Intro to Radio or similar experience)
  • Photography (requires enrollment in or completion of COM 241/Basic Photography or similar experience)
  • Music Programming (requires enrollment in or completion of COM 162/Intro to Radio or similar experience)
  • Public Relations and Development (requires enrollment in or completion of COM 178/Intro to Public Relations or similar experience)
  • Reporting/News (requires enrollment in or completion of COM 165/Print & Online News Writing and Reporting or COM 167/Broadcast News Writing and Reporting, or similar experience)
  • Reporting/Sports (requires enrollment in or completion of COM 165/Print & Online News Writing and Reporting or COM 167/Broadcast News Writing and Reporting, or similar experience)

Contact: R.C. McBride, WGLT General Manager, RCMcBride@IllinoisState.edu or (309) 438-2713. Please indicate which internship in which you are interested so you can be forwarded to the correct department.