Supervising Producer WGN Weekend News

News for WGN-tV
Chicago, Illinois

posted on July 09, 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 WGN Weekend Morning News. The right candidate will also serve as an Associate Producer three days during the week.. Duties/Responsibilities -Produce strong newscasts in a growing time period on the weekend -Work closely with the Executive Producer, field crews and Assignment Desk to maximize daily resources and appropriately reflect the news of the day -Write captivating teases and review writers’ scripts -Work as an Associate Producer during the week, serving in a variety of roles as needed: booking for the weekend or weekday morning shows, field producing, or fill-in line producing -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 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 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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