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  • 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 […]

  • Account Executive

    Local Television Sales WGN-TV is seeking a Television Sales Account Executive. We are looking for a self-motivated individual who is willing to work hard and make a difference. This key position will be responsible for new business development for WGN-TV, WGNTV.com, CLTV, THIS TV and ANTENNA-TV.  Sales Reps will be selling TV and online advertisers in lucrative business categories such as Health, Home Improvement, Entertainment and Sports. Experience developing new business in Radio, Print, Online, or other media is a […]

  • Chief Building Engineer

    WGN-TV has an immediate opening for a Chief Building Engineer to maintain our broadcast facility physical plant. The Chief Building Engineer is responsible for maintaining the building HVAC, electrical, mechanical and life safety systems at our Bradley Place facility. The Chief Building Engineer will coordinate maintenance and shift coverage activities with their staff and outside vendors, assist with expense forecasting and budgeting, maintain maintenance records and inspection documents, develop appropriate operational guidelines and documentation for all building systems, maintain vendor […]

  • Scheduling Assistant

    WGN-TV has an immediate opening for a Scheduling Assistant in the engineering department at WGN-TV. This position involves assisting the scheduling manager with payroll and scheduling duties for the engineering department. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal, written, organizational and people skills. This job requires daily interaction with dozens of employees working at a hectic pace in a live television environment. A background in accounting and/or payroll is required. Experience with accounting/payroll in a union labor environment preferred. Excellent […]

  • Broadcast Maintenance Engineer

    WGN-TV has an immediate opening for a Broadcast Maintenance Engineer. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day maintenance of broadcast, IT and production equipment in our studio and core equipment areas. Desired Experience and Skills •A degree in Engineering, Broadcast and/or IT preferred •Three years experience as an engineer in a broadcast facility •Expert knowledge of current broadcast standards including MPEG2/MPEG4 in a broadcast           environment •Knowledge of satellite transmission equipment and concepts (encoders, decoders, uplink equipment) •Excellent IT […]

  • Administrative Assistant

    WGN-TV has an immediate opening for an Administrative Assistant in our engineering department. The Engineering Administrative Assistant will provide general office support for the WGN-TV engineering department. Various administrative and clerical tasks will be performed. These tasks include: – Answer phones, take messages and respond to various queries – Create and track purchase orders – Assist in scheduling and appointment management – Interact with other departments in a professional and timely manner – Organize various engineering documents and records – […]

  • Sales Marketing Analyst

    We are currently seeking a Sales Marketing Analyst to assist the Research Manager in daily operations. The principle responsibility is to support account executives and sales management in all facets of research needs. This role offers an exciting opportunity to understand audience data and behaviors, and the impact of strategic data driven decisions in the ever evolving television industry. Requires an undergraduate degree in communications, marketing, business or related field.  Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and […]

  • Air Control Operator (Per Diem)

    (2 Positions Available) WGN has immediate openings for Air Control Operator to work in our state-of-the-air broadcast facility at 2501 Bradley Place in North West Chicago. Air Control Operators are responsible for the successful preparation, monitoring and transmission of content on multiple broadcast airpaths. Air Control operators perform hourly transmitter checks, operate the Emergency Alert System in accordance with FCC regulations, and monitor the technical quality of all content during broadcast. Air Control Operators monitor email for programming updates and implement […]

  • Air Control Operator

    WGN has an immediate opening for an Air Control Operator to work in our state-of-the-air broadcast facility at 2501 Bradley Place in North West Chicago. Air Control Operators are responsible for the successful preparation, monitoring and transmission of content on multiple broadcast airpaths. Air Control operators perform hourly transmitter checks, operate the Emergency Alert System in accordance with FCC regulations, and monitor the technical quality of all content during broadcast. Air Control Operators monitor email for programming updates and implement […]

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