Associate Program Screener – Engineering

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Responsible for screening material for appropriate content, language closed captioning and assuring accurate timing of television programming. Ensuring program content follows station guidelines. Making certain program content is of the best video and audio quality. Assisting Program Operations manager in show ingestion, troubleshooting program issues, and other general office duties.

Requires some college course work in mass communications, editing, and/or video production. A degree in a related Mass Communications field and program screening or video editing experience is a plus. One to two years’ experience in a similar television work environment and prior experience with digital SD and HD video tape formats as well as disk based playback devices needed. Demonstrated computer skills with a working knowledge of Microsoft operating systems and Microsoft Office programs is required.

Must be able to work flexible hours as well as some weekends and holidays. The ideal candidate must have strong attention to detail, good organizational and time management skills and the ability to meet tight deadlines. Applicant must be able to lift and carry 20 pounds for approximately 100 feet. Some climbing, stooping and crawling may be required. Manual dexterity needed to operate keyboards, mice, pushbuttons, and operate equipment. A strong interest and knowledge of television shows and movies is also expected.

If interested please apply online or send cover letter and resume to:
WGN-TV Human Resources Department
2501 W. Bradley Place
Chicago, IL 60618
Fax: 773-528-1387

Apply On-line: Please go to and search for keywords “Associate Program Screener”.

Posting End Date: 6/7/14

Equal Opportunity Employer

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