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  • PER DIEM NEWS WRITER

    The Per-Diem News Writer is responsible for all aspects of writing for WGN News Broadcasts.  This responsibility includes: writing stories; writing for on-air and on-line; working with reporters and photographers in the field; desk-top video editing; reviewing feed tapes; posting text and video to the internet; and gathering information on stories.  In addition to writing to the video and graphics available, the Per-Diem Writer will contribute creative ideas for broadcasts and websites. Applicants must have at least 3 years experience […]

  • 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 […]

  • Supervising Producer/WGN Weekend News

    WGN is looking for a news producer for WGN Weekend Evening News. The successful candidate will have great news judgment and a demonstrated ability to craft a creative rundown. We need someone who knows how to work as part of a team to craft a unique daily broadcast that is grounded in news, but is driven by segments that include live entertainment, interviews, lifestyle, and conversation. Strong writing, organizational, and people skills are vital.  Top 20 market experience required. Previous […]

  • Traffic Coordinator

    Acts as Copy Coordinator for WGN-TV and WGNTV.COM with responsibility for scheduling commercial copy rotations from agency directions inputting the information into the broadcast computer system (Wide Orbit) . Responsibilities include but are not limited to: Receiving, interpreting and inputting commercial copy based on agency instructions, flight dates, rotations and multiple revisions within log deadlines. Working with sales and sales assistants answering questions regarding commercials and copy rotations. Maintaining commercial copy instructions/files. Assisting with screening of commercials for clearance in […]

  • 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

    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 the […]

  • Supervising Producer

    WGN is looking for a news producer for WGN News! A successful candidate will have solid news judgment and a demonstrated ability to craft a creative rundown. We need someone who knows how to work as part of a team to create a unique daily news broadcast.  Candidate must know Chicago news and politics, be aggressive in breaking news and severe weather situations and have a successful formula of intermixing social media and a television newscast. Strong writing, organizational, and […]

  • On-Air Meteorologist

    Responsible for the preparation and presentation of the weather segments and associated computer weather graphics for broadcast on WGN-TV.  Must be able to handle multiple segments each hour according to the WGN  format.  Must be able to provide live, breaking news coverage as weather events dictate. Degree in meteorology or equivalent related military or work experience required. AMS and/or NWA Seal of Approval preferred. Solid knowledge of state of the art graphics systems essential. Working knowledge of WSI Graphics system preferred. […]

  • Anchor/Reporter

    We’re looking for a reporter/anchor for the top-rated WGN Morning news! You need the right combination of personality, news judgment, and experience. You’ll be involved with every aspect of the broadcasts. You’ll need to show us you can handle live, breaking news, conduct live interviews on a variety of topics, and maintain an on-air persona that is friendly and authoritative. You’ll need to have television reporting and anchoring experience. You’ll be an even better candidate if you also have Chicago knowledge and […]

  • Supervising Producer

    WGN is looking for a news producer for WGN News! A successful candidate will have solid news judgment and a demonstrated ability to craft a creative rundown. We need someone who knows how to work as part of a team to create a unique daily news broadcast.  Candidate must know Chicago news and politics, be aggressive in breaking news and severe weather situations and have a successful formula of intermixing social media and a television newscast. Strong writing, organizational, and […]