WGN-TV is looking for the right candidate to join our sports department as a reporter and anchor for our evening and late newscasts, and our nightly show GN Sports.
-Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner
-Displays vast knowledge of teams, players and storylines, especially those relevant to the Chicago market at the professional and collegiate levels
-Responds to breaking sports news and events and other situations as required
-Travels as needed for sports coverage
-Enterprises, develops and produces stories under strict deadline pressure
-Coordinates with the digital team to make sure our website and social media are properly updated
-Five (5) years of experience anchoring or reporting sports for television, preferably in Chicago
-General knowledge of all Chicago sports teams
-Bachelor's degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work-related experience
-Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
-Required to join AFTRA
*Must include a link to online reel when applying.