News Engineer

The News Engineer will work as News Center Operation/Photographer Editor and will be responsible for operation of multiple systems associated with ENG/SNG News operations. Ability to quickly manage, tune in and record microwave and satellite truck signals for the News department is necessary. Also knowledge of camera operation, non-linear editing and livetruck ENG/SNG operation a plus. Must be able to lift and carry heavy equipment (50lbs) and work various shifts. Driver’s license with good driving record required.

Undergraduate degree in broadcasting or similar major required. Good communication skills and the ability to quickly multi-task is essential. Three to five years television news gathering and microwave experience is required.

Equal Opportunity Employer

If interested send cover letter and resume to:
WGN-TV Human Resources
2501 W. Bradley Place
Chicago, IL 60618
Fax: 773-528-1387
Apply On-line: Please go to and search for keyword “News Engineer”.

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