Supervising Producer WGN Evening News

News for WGN-TV
Chicago, Illinois

posted on June 14, 2020

job posting:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly believe in what they are doing! WGN-TV is searching for a creative, informed, and innovative producer for the Evening News. Duties/Responsibilities *Produces strong newscasts in a growing time period *Works closely with Executive Producer, field crews and Assignment Desk to maximize daily resources and appropriately reflect the news of the day *Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts *Writes captivating teases and reviews writers’ scripts *Works in the control room during the live newscast and communicates with the production staff and talent *Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites *Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously Requirements/Skills *Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field *Excellent communication skills, both oral and written *Desktop editing skills preferred *Minimum five years experience in news operations *Leadership ability, positive attitude and creativity a must If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us! Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 197 full power stations (including partner stations) in 115 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation. Nexstar’s platform delivers exceptional local content and network programming to inform and entertain viewers, while providing premium, scalable local advertising opportunities for advertisers and brands across all screens and devices. Learn more at EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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expires on 09/10/2020