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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 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 […]

  • 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; desktop 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 […]

  • Account Executive

    WGN-TV has an immediate opening for a Television Sales Account Executive. The successful candidate will have a minimum of 2-4 years of media sales experience. The Account Executive 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]