Production Coordinator

The Production Coordinator is responsible for assisting in the planning and execution of all station productions (Sports/News/ Specials) and overseeing scheduling of in-house facilities, supervising department internship program and assisting in live news production by taking shifts as floor director/other crew duties.
You will be the point person for national broadcast vendors, handling hiring and scheduling for out of town sporting events and will work closely with Engineering to confirm all telecast requirements are as contracted.  Responsibilities also include working with Professional Sports Teams on day-of-game logistics, coordinating all crew/talent travel and expense needs. Additionally, will work with all departments to coordinate and locate various clips and dubs for clients and viewers.
College degree with communications background is preferred.  Computer proficiency and knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, and Outlook, is needed.  This is not an entry level position.

Equal Opportunity Employer

If interested, apply online or 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, go to Careers, then job listings and search for keywords “Production Coordinator”.

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