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  • Creative Services Street Team Internship

    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 […]

  • Entertainment Internship

    Responsibilities: Include generating story ideas, logging tapes, inputting video to the server, researching and working with the Entertainment producer and reporter on other tasks assigned daily. * Additional Information Four Internship Sessions (limited to 1 session per calendar year) – Fall (8-12 Weeks) – Winter (8-10 Weeks) – Spring (8-12 Weeks) – Summer (8-12 Weeks) Internship Eligibility – Must be 18 or older and eligible to work in the US. – Registered students in good standing at an accredited college or […]

  • Part-Time Producer

    POSITION SUMMARY (Scope & Purpose) Our news department is looking for a journalist to join our morning show team.  If you have a “can-do” team approach and enjoy breaking news, if you possess good news judgment and telling stories, our team is looking for you! PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Conceptualize a newscast and deliver the news in a dynamic presentation, marketing the highlights of the newscast in powerful previews that entice viewers to watch your work! Beat everyone in town not just […]

  • Digital Account Executive

    About Digital And Then Some “DATS” a division of WGN Radio & Tribune Digital: Digital And Then Some (DATS) is a turnkey digital agency that uses clients’ visions to develop custom content of the highest quality. We live the mantra that “Content is King.”  By partnering with WGN Radio, you’re aligning your business with a trusted brand.  We can help you engage with audiences to create personal relationships, brand awareness, brand equity, brand affinity, and establish clients as thought leaders […]


    The position of Digital Sales Manager is currently open at WGN-TV. This position is responsible for all sales activity in the local Internet market for and all its affiliated partners. The Digital Sales Manager monitors and evaluates the sales performance of local account executives, participates in setting goals and is accountable for meeting quarterly/annual financial goals. RESPONSIBILITIES: + Management of account executive budgets, including helping meet their goals + Pricing across all digital products + Inventory management across all […]

  • General Assignment Reporter Per Diem

    WGN-TV is seeking a General Assignment Reporter Per Diem! Responsible for collecting, writing and narrating information regarding news events. Includes interviews, covering news conferences, news events and enterprise assignments. Must develop and organize facts for presentation on WGN News, CLTV, and our websites in a concise clear manner consistent with station goals and good journalistic practices; conduct live reports and interviews during newscasts; represent station in certain public functions, as assigned; and recommend and develop stories for coverage by station. College degree required. […]

  • Account Executive (CLTV)

    Local Television Sales WGN-TV is seeking an entry level Television Sales Account Executive. This position will be responsible for new business development for WGN-TV,, 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 high energy, self-motivated individual who wants a career in TV Sales, and is willing to work hard to learn and make a […]

  • 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, and Populating our social media channels with compelling content that drives traffic and engagement. Ensuring factual, grammatical […]

  • Mailroom Supervisor

    WGN-TV is seeking a reliable and self-motivated individual with strong communication and organizational skills to oversee the day-to-day operation of the mailroom. Duties include, receiving sorting and posting of outgoing mail as well as the handling of packages via airfreight, parcel post and/or UPS. Will also make necessary Post Office runs, manage inventory of station office/mailroom supplies and keep mailroom clean and organized. In addition, candidate will be asked to assist with various station-wide events as needed, cross-train as Switchboard […]

  • Overnight Master Control Engineer

    WGN-TV has an immediate opening for an Overnight Master Control Engineer to work in a dynamic broadcast environment. The successful candidate will be responsible operating and monitoring on-air operations of multiple channels including national networks and local channels. Must be able to maintain WGN quality control standards and adhere to FCC rules including the FCC Children’s Television Act.  Be able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of broadcast operations. The successful candidate will be responsible for airing proper programming, commercial and […]