Full Time Job

News Writer


Chicago, IL 11-14-2020
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

WGN-TV is looking for a per-diem writer who can work quickly and accurately under deadline pressure.

• Writing stories and teases for broadcast and website
• Editing video and filing to shows
• Working with reporters and photographers in the field
• Ordering and filing graphics when necessary
• Assisting news producer in other areas as needed
• Might also be asked to line produce on a fill-in basis

• Three (3) years of experience as a writer or producer of television news broadcasts
• College degree in Journalism or Mass Communications, or related experience
• Must have strong writing skills and news judgment
• Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
• Must be able to work flexible hours

Company Profile

Nexstar Media Group is America’s largest local television and media company with 196 full power stations (including partner stations) in 114 markets addressing nearly 63% of US television households and a growing digital media operation.