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  • 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 […]

  • Administrative Assistant

    WGN-TV has an immediate need for an administrative assistant for our engineering department. Reporting to the Vice President, Technology the administrative assistant is responsible for assisting the engineering department with purchase order tracking, vendor management, office supply ordering, answering telephone calls, and other administrative duties as required. The engineering administrative assistant also serves as a backup to the department scheduling assistant. The position hours are from 8:30am to 5pm Monday through Friday. The successful candidate must be proficient with Microsoft […]

  • 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 […]

  • Floor Director/Production Assistant (Per Diem)

    Responsible for providing support to the director in the production of live broadcasts and live to tape programs. This includes the preparation and distribution of scripts, rundown manipulation, add and change VizRT graphics and clip coordination in non-linear production systems. Includes segment timing, floor direction and managing studio floor activities. Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field preferred. Minimum 2 years broadcast experience, preferably in News or program production. Personal computer skills, particularly some kind of Non-Linear Newsroom Production system. […]

  • Director/Assistant Director

    Direct Live and recorded programs for early morning news and weekends RESPONSIBILITIES Supervise on-air talent, technicians, stage crew, floor directors assigned to a production. As an Assistant Director, assist Director during live shows with remotes, graphics, and Video clips. Additionally will preform the duties of a Studio Coordinator for sporting and special events. Prepare accurate discrepancy reports for management. REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS Must have in depth knowledge of studio, remote broadcast equipment including automated servers and graphics systems and non-linear Newsroom Production […]

  • Supervising Producer/WGN Weekend News

    WGN is looking for a news producer for WGN 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 newscast producing […]

  • Account Executive

    Local Television Sales WGN-TV is seeking a Television Sales Account Executive. This position will be responsible for new business development for WGN-TV, WGNTV.com, 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 difference. Experience […]

  • Account Executive

    WGN-TV is seeking a Television Sales Account Executive with a minimum of 2-4 years of media sales experience. This key position 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 computer skills including Excel, Power […]