Sports Producer

News for WGN-TV
Chicago, Illinois

posted on June 21, 2024

job posting:

WGN is searching for a sports producer for the top-ranked WGN Morning News. Responsibilities: • Produce sportscasts in their entirety— stacking, writing, logging and editing video, making graphics—under strict deadline pressure. • Work with reporters to enterprise and develop stories. • Responsible for editorial decision-making while in the control room during sportscasts. • Work with photographers to manage and produce shoots. • Coordinate with the digital team to make sure our website and social media are properly updated. Qualifications: • Three to five (3-5) years of experience producing sports for television, preferably in Chicago. • General knowledge of all Chicago sports teams. • Strong news judgment, quick decision maker and creative thinker. • 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. #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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