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  • Broadcast Audio Engineer

    WGN-TV has an immediate opening for an experienced Broadcast Audio Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for audio lead “A1” duties on a wide range of live productions. Working alone or with an A2 you will be responsible for planning, organizing, setting up and executing all aspects of audio plans for daily live studio news programs, prerecorded shows, remote broadcasts and live music segments. This includes managing and mixing wireless and wired microphones, IFB/PL/Monitor mixes, audio equipment fax/set/strike, etc. […]

  • Transmission Control/Robotic Camera Engineer

    WGN-TV has an immediate opening for a Transmission Control/Robotic Camera engineer. In this dual role position the successful candidate will be responsible for managing transmission, reception and recording of signals from remote broadcasts and satellite content providers. In addition you will be responsible for running remotely controlled robotic cameras during live news broadcasts and recorded studio productions. In addition to remotely positioning and framing shots for broadcasts, you will also be responsible for camera “shading” and color correction. Depending on […]

  • News Assignment Editor

    Join WGN-TV as an Assignment Editor for the weekend newscast.  As an editor you will 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. This entry-level position provides a great opportunity for the assignment editor to progress into […]

  • Producer

    Join WGN-TV News as a Producer specializing in newscasts for our 24-hour cable channel, CLTV.  You’ll be responsible for several hours of news each day, produced in a unique format that uses all the modern technologies.  You’ll have creative control of your newscast under the overall direction of the CLTV Senior Producer.  You’ll also be responsible for work on our website, mobile, social media technologies. Position requires an individual with experience writing and producing television newscasts.  You’ll need to demonstrate […]

  • Sports Producer

    WGN’s news department is seeking a sports producer.  The sports producer will be responsible for producing the nightly sportscast, including keeping up to date on breaking sports stories, deciding which stories to cover, watching and logging video feeds of live sports events, field producing, planning long-term coverage of major sporting events and sports feature stories.  Will also assist the anchor in writing the sportscast, supervising editing sessions, stacking the sportscast and back timing the sportscast. College degree in communications or […]

  • Supervising Producer

    WGN is looking for a news producer for WGN News. The 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 […]

  • GENERAL ASSIGNMENT REPORTER – NEWS (2 Positions Available)

    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. Performs fill-in anchor duties as needed. College degree required. […]

  • Finance Manager

    WGN-TV’s finance department is seeking an experienced Finance Manager to manage daily, weekly and monthly accounting and financial reporting activities. Responsibilities Ensure controls are followed to ensure integrity of accounting records for the company. Ensure proper accounting treatment of transactions and financial statement presentation in accordance with GAAP. Assist with financial reporting preparation. Prepare and review general ledger entries and reconciliations. Assist with annual internal and external audit process. Provide leadership/supervision for appropriate team members. Prioritize workload to ensure deadlines […]

  • IL Lottery Drawing Announcer- Per Diem

    (2 Positions Available) Seeking on camera talent for Live Illinois Lottery drawings on WGN-TV. Talent is responsible for selecting the winning Illinois Lottery numbers during the Midday & Evening News. All applicants must have a minimum of 2 years on camera announcing experience. Must be willing to work middays, evenings, weekends and holidays. In this role you will also be required to join the AFTRA Union. Equal Opportunity Employer If interested send cover letter & resume to: WGN-TV Human Resources […]

  • News Writing Intern

    Intern learns the duties of a TV news writer. Write scripts for newscast, edit video using non-linear desktop editing system, and communicate closely with reporters, producers and editors. Must be available to work 32 to 40 hours a week.  Available to recent graduates (6 months – 1 year post graduation) with a degree or suitable coursework in journalism.  Mature and professional conduct expected.  Pays minimum wage. Equal Opportunity Employer  If interested send cover letter & resume to: WGN-TV Human Resources […]

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