Full Time Job

News Writer

Nexstar

Chicago, IL 06-17-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WGN-TV is looking for a full-time writer for our newscasts.

Responsibilities
• Write stories and edit video for broadcast
• Manage live shots and work with reporters and photographers to file content into show rundowns
• Order and file graphics including lower thirds and fullscreens
• Assist producers in other areas as needed
• Must be willing to work weekends
• May be asked to line produce on a fill-in basis

Qualifications
• 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
• Required to join the IBEW union

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro9733-44-201-94-72-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Nexstar

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.