Supervising Producer

News for WGN-TV
Chicago, Illinois

posted on March 19, 2024

job posting:

WGN-TV is searching for a creative, informed and innovative journalist to produce the 4am newscast on the #1-rated WGN Morning News. Duties/Responsibilities: • Produce strong, fast-paced hour-long newscasts with particular attention to breaking news • Work closely with other producers, field crews and the assignment desk to maximize daily resources and appropriately reflect the news of the day • Write captivating teases and review writers’ scripts • Create and order graphics for newscasts • Time out the show in the control room • 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 two years’ experience in news operations • Leadership ability, positive attitude and creativity a must #LI-Onsite Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST) is a leading diversified media company that produces and distributes engaging local and national news, sports and entertainment content across television, streaming and digital platforms, including nearly 300,000 hours of original video content each year. Nexstar owns America’s largest local broadcasting group comprised of top network affiliates, with 200 owned or partner stations in 116 U.S. markets reaching 212 million people. Nexstar’s national television properties include The CW, America’s fifth major broadcast network, NewsNation, America’s fastest-growing national news and entertainment cable network reaching 70 million television homes, popular entertainment multicast networks Antenna TV and Rewind TV, and a 31.3% ownership stake in TV Food Network. The Company’s portfolio of digital assets, including The Hill and BestReviews, are collectively a Top 10 U.S. digital news and information property. In addition to delivering exceptional content and service to our communities, Nexstar provides premium multiplatform and video-on-demand advertising opportunities at scale for businesses and brands seeking to leverage the strong consumer engagement of our compelling content offering. For more information, please visit EEO Statement: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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