Administrative Assistant

WGN-TV is searching for a highly organized and proactive individual to join our team as an Administrative Assistant for our Engineering Department.

Administrative Assistant will be responsible for various tasks that support various department activities including but not limited to; processing Engineering Department time sheets, attendance, premium time, and vacation reports and related documentation; processing and maintaining purchase orders, capital project files and related spending documentation; assisting the station’s designated FCC Chief Operator in the timely completion and filing of transmitter logs; assisting with administrative tasks in relation to both routine and special department activities as assigned by the Director of Engineering and VP of Technology.

Qualified applicants must have a High School Diploma, demonstrated knowledge and the ability to utilize personal computers employing both Microsoft business suite software and task specific programs. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to work closely and successfully with fellow employees, vendors and department managers is required. Must be detail oriented, able to work under the pressure of deadlines and must demonstrate the ability to make sound judgments while handling multiple tasks. Self-motivation and the ability to focus on task completion while handling interruptions and distractions is critical. Position requires moderate lifting, stretching, carrying, and related physical activities.

Equal Opportunity Employer

If interested send resume and cover letter to:
WGN-TV Human Resources Department
2501 W. Bradley Place
Chicago, IL 60618
Fax: 773-528-1387
Apply On-line: Please go to, click on the Job Search link and search for keywords “Administrative Assistant”.

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