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  • 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. 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 […]

  • Per Diem Robotic Camera Engineer

    WGN-TV has an immediate opening for a Robotic Camera engineer to work in a dynamic broadcast environment operating remotely controlled robotic cameras during live news broadcasts and recorded studio productions. This person will be responsible for correctly positioning and framing shots and for camera “shading” and color correction. You must be able to quickly react to director commands. You must thrive in a fast-paced, ever-changing collaborative environment with constant deadline pressure. Interested candidate must be a team player.  Other engineering […]

  • Technical Director Engineer

    WGN-TV has an immediate opening for a Technical Director Engineer to work in a dynamic broadcast environment. The successful candidate will be responsible for switching fast paced newscasts and recorded programming. The successful candidate will be able to listen to director’s commands and react swiftly and accurately.  Must be able to prepare and switch video elements during live and pre-recorded programming while ensuring all content meets WGN’s quality standards. Must be able to build switcher effects and communicate and document […]

  • Promotions Intern

    Learn about the promotions process of WGN-TV.  Get experience in promotions, special events marketing and public relations.  Candidate must be organized and possess good interpersonal and typing skills.  Proficiency in Word and Excel required; must have working knowledge of WordPress. Promotions/Marketing Internship Responsibilities: To assist the Director of Sponsorship Solutions in the following areas: * Promotions and Special Events Marketing Help implement station promotions and special events from inception to conclusion (generate rules, fulfillment of winners, update contest calendar) Draft […]

  • Photographer/Editor

    Join our News Team as a Photographer/Editor. The Photographer/Editor is responsible for the operation of cameras, editing and microwave equipment used in electronic newsgathering. Undergraduate degree in broadcasting or similar major required. Must know spot news, but have an eye for creative storytelling, as well. Ability to maneuver and operate a live truck required. Must be able to lift and carry heavy equipment (50lbs) and work various shifts.  Driver’s license with good driving record required. Good communication skills, sound editorial judgment and […]

  • Interactive News Producer

    WGN-TV is looking to expand its digital team by hiring a 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 users to our websites. Ensuring factual, grammatical and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]