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  • Production Internship

    WGN-TV is seeking a Production Intern. Intern will assist in the day-to-day operations of the Sports Production Department. Including, but not limited to, assisting with pre-production work for various live remotes (parades, specials and sporting events) screening and dubbing tapes, maintaining the departments tape library and helping with general office duties i.e. copying, filing, etc.   The candidate must be an undergraduate (junior/senior standing) or graduate student attending an accredited University. Students can receive university or college credit for participating […]

  • Creative Services Street Team Internship (3 positions available)

    Responsibilities: Interact with audience and event attendees at area festivals, events, and transit hubs. Team members will work together as a group to distribute marketing materials and giveaways that promote WGN-TV and CLTV newscasts and programs. Will be help promote WGN and CLTV to gain viewers and build the brands.   Internship Eligibility Must be 18 or older and a registered student in good standing at an accredited college or university. Must be able to work the hours required by […]

  • Political Advertising Sales Internship

    This internship is with the WGN-TV/CLTV/ANT-TV Sales Department. The internship pays minimum wage. Interns are considered trainees and not employees under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1973. Duties include, but are not limited to: Assisting the National Sales Manager in the political sales process, maintaining political advertising schedules, tracking & monitoring political spending in the market, ensuring political advertising schedules are complaint with FCC guidelines, maintaining political public files and working as a liaison with political agencies and campaign […]

  • Account Executive

    WGN-TV is seeking a Television Sales Account Executive. This key position will be responsible for new business development for WGN-TV, WGNTV.com, CLTV and other advertising and marketing opportunities. The focus will be selling TV and online advertisers in lucrative business categories such as Health, Home Improvement, Entertainment and Sports. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is willing to work hard and make a difference. Experience developing new business in Radio, Print, Online, or other media is a plus. […]

  • Photographer/Editor -News (2 Positions)

    Join our News Team as a Photographer/Editor. The Photographer/Editor is responsible for the operation of cameras, editing and microwave equipment used in electronic newsgathering. Undergraduate degree in broadcasting or similar major required. Must know spot news, but have an eye for creative storytelling, as well. Ability to maneuver and operate a live truck required.  Must be able to lift and carry heavy equipment (50lbs) and work various shifts.  Driver’s license with good driving record required. Good communication skills, sound editorial judgment […]

  • Satellite Transmission Manager

    Tribune Media has an immediate opening for a Satellite Transmission Manager to oversee our satellite uplink operations in Chicago and Indianapolis. The Satellite Transmission Manager reports to the VP Technology, WGN-TV in Chicago and is responsible for maintenance and operation of uplink facilities in Chicago and Indianapolis. These uplink facilities are responsible for proper transmission and reception of the WGN America national cable network as well as national multicast channels AntennaTV and ThisTV. The successful candidate will have expert knowledge […]

  • Web Producer, Per Diem

    WGN-TV is looking to expand its digital team by hiring a Per Diem Web Producer. This multitalented candidate must have strong news judgment, knowledge of myriad social media and thrive on working in the 24-hour news cycle.   Responsibilities include: •Writing up and posting local news stories, interesting videos and web exclusive content that may originate outside of our newscasts to WGNtv.com, CLTV.com and ChicagoWeatherCenter.com. •Populating our social media channels with compelling content that drives traffic and engagement. •Ensuring factual, […]

  • Director/Assistant Director

    Direct Live and recorded programs for early morning news. Supervise on-air talent, technicians, stage crew, floor directors assigned to a production   Must have in depth knowledge of studio, remote broadcast equipment including automated servers, graphics systems and non-linear Newsroom Production systems. Opus experience preferred. As an Assistant Director, responsibilities include graphic and video assignments, camera blocking, setting and cuing remotes and timing segments.   Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field preferred. Three to Five years television broadcasting experience […]

  • Sports Reporter/Anchor

    Chicago’s Very Own sports station is looking for a new Sports Reporter/Anchor.The candidate must be a creative story teller, going beyond the highlights. As a broadcasting rights holder for the Chicago Bulls, Blackhawks, Cubs and White Sox, WGN is looking for someone who can build relationships with these top teams. This position requires five plus years of experience as a sports anchor in a top 20 market.Successful candidate must have a strong social media presence and must be able to […]

  • Building Engineer

    WGN-TV has an immediate opening for a Building Engineer to assist in maintaining our mission-critical physical plant systems. This position reports to the Chief Building Engineer at WGN. As a Building Engineer you will be responsible for maintaining our building HVAC, electrical, mechanical and life safety systems at our Bradley Place facility. The successful candidate will work with the Chief Building Engineer and other building engineers to provide shift maintenance and support for our 24×7 facility. Nights and weekends will […]

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