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  • Account Executive

    WGN-TV is seeking a Television Sales Account Executive with a minimum of 2-4 years of media sales experience. This key position will be responsible for current accounts and new business development for WGN-TV, WGNTV.com, CLTV and other advertising and marketing opportunities. 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 desired. Strong client service/relationships and computer skills including Excel, Power […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • Assignment Desk Assistant (Per Diem)

    Join WGN-TV as a News Assignment Desk Assistant, Per Diem. You will help the Assignment Editors determine the direction of coverage for the WGN AND CLTV newscasts for the day. You will work closely with news managers, reporters, and photographers to create content for our newscasts and websites.  In addition, you will research stories and arrange interviews for reporters with the occasional need to field produce interviews. College degree required and minimum of one year television news experience. Position requires […]

  • Director of Engineering

    WGN-TV has an immediate opening for a Director of Engineering to be a part of our unique, multifaceted broadcast operation. As the Director of Engineering you will assist the VP Technology with technology innovation, support and maintenance of our state-of-the-art broadcast facility. You will be responsible for managing day-to-day technical operations of our maintenance and construction teams in a fast-paced, ever changing broadcast facility. The Director of Engineering will develop project plans and budgets, oversee purchasing of equipment, develop installation […]

  • 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. • […]

  • Floor Director/Production Assistant (Per-Diem)

    2 Position Available Responsible for providing support to the director in the production of live broadcasts and live to tape programs. This includes the preparation and distribution of scripts, rundown manipulation, add and change VizRT graphics and clip coordination in non-linear production systems. Includes segment timing, floor direction and managing studio floor activities. Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field preferred. Minimum 2 years broadcast experience, preferably in News or program production. Personal computer skills, particularly some kind of Non-Linear […]

  • 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 […]

  • Political Advertising Sales Internship

    This internship is with the WGN-TV/CLTV/ANT-TV Sales Department. 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 managers. Candidates must be organized, detail oriented, and possess good interpersonal skills. Proficiency in Word and Excel required. Only undergraduate […]

  • Associate Program Screener

    WGN is seeking an Associate Program Screener. The Associate Program Screener is responsible for reviewing, creating edit decision lists, and assuring accurate timing of movies and episodic programming for WGN, WGN America and CLTV. Responsible for assisting with program ingestion, maintaining program library and assuring good video and audio quality as well as the appropriate content within programming in compliance with station guidelines. Requires some college courses in communications and/or video production.  A degree in a related Mass Communications field […]

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