ABC 7 Chicago's #1 news is seeking an energetic, creative producer for our weekend morning newscasts.
In addition to crafting a fast paced, visually compelling show, the producer is responsible for booking guests and creating relevant feature segments that will be of interest to weekend morning news viewers. The producer will communicate with reporters about the focus and format of their stories. The producer will also be responsible for creating some graphics and editing video at their desktop.
The ideal candidate must have rock solid news judgment and be aggressive when it comes to covering breaking news. The successful candidate will have strong writing, communication and organizational skills. Must demonstrate consistent use of social media in all parts of newscast creation from story selection to on-air presentation. Must be able to work unpredictable hours and work under deadline pressure.
3-5 years of medium to large market experience is preferred.
College degree required.
This is a NABET represented position.
No phone calls, please.
Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Reporting Location - Chicago, IL
This position is with WLS Television, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Walt Disney Television.