News Photographer/Editor, Per Diem

News for WGN-TV
Chicago, Illinois

posted on September 01, 2021


job posting:

Join our News Team as a Photographer/Editor, Per Diem. Responsibilities: The Photographer/Editor is responsible for the operation of cameras, editing and microwave equipment used in electronic newsgathering. Qualifications: 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 required as position requires driving. Good communication skills, sound editorial judgment and familiarity with Chicago city streets a plus. Knowledge of Adobe Premiere a plus. Three to five years television news gathering, editing and microwave experience required. Must include a link to online reel with your resume! Nexstar Media Group (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that leverages localism to bring new services and value to consumers and advertisers through its traditional media, digital and mobile media platforms. Its wholly owned operating subsidiary, Nexstar Inc., consists of three divisions: Broadcasting, Digital, and Networks. The Broadcasting Division operates, programs, or provides sales and other services to 198 television stations and related digital multicast signals reaching 116 markets or approximately 39% of all U.S. television households (reflecting the FCC’s UHF discount). The division’s portfolio includes primary affiliates of NBC, CBS, ABC, FOX, MyNetworkTV and The CW. The Digital Division operates 122 local websites and 316 mobile apps offering hyper-local content and verticals for consumers and advertisers, allowing audiences to choose where, when and how they access content and creating new revenue opportunities for the company. The Networks Division operates WGN America, a growing national general entertainment cable network and the home of NewsNation, multicast network Antenna TV, and WGN Radio in Chicago. Nexstar also owns a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network, a top tier cable asset. For more information, please visit www.nexstar.tv. EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled


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expires on 10/01/2021