Executive Producer of Digital Content


WGN-TV has an immediate opening for an Executive Producer of Digital Content.  The candidate will set the vision and lead the news team that creates, develops and produces the station’s digital coverage on all platforms.   We are looking for a newsroom leader with strong news judgment who will foster a competitive digital newsroom culture. The right person for this job should thrive on working in the 24-hour news cycle.

The Executive Producer is responsible for managing, producing and organizing WGNtv.com, CLTV.com and Chicagoweathercenter.com websites along with all mobile platforms.  Previous success growing website and mobile views/visits is essential, and experience improving performance from metrics is a must.

The successful candidate must have knowledge of basic coding, HTML, CMS, Photoshop and word processing programs .  Social Media / Audience Engagement experience is also a required to lead our continued growth on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, and other emerging social media platforms. Candidate must have a 3-5 years’ experience in newsroom management and digital producing.

WGN-TV already has a successful presence on social media; we are looking for a person to lead us to the next level and drive higher levels of engagement, web traffic, and television viewing from our social audiences.

Equal Opportunity Employer

If interested apply online or send cover letter & resume to:

WGN-TV Human Resources Department
2501 W. Bradley Place
Chicago, IL 60618
Fax:  773/528-1387

Apply On-line:  Please go to www.tribjobs.com, and search for keyword “Executive Producer of Digital Content”.

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