Full Time Job

Photographer / Editor


Chicago, IL 10-12-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description

Photographer/Editor (Per Diem)

WGN America is looking for a per-diem Photographer/Editor to work on various News Nation broadcasts. The position is based in Chicago, Illinois.


The Photographer/Editor is responsible for the operation of ENG gear as well as editing equipment both in-house and in the field.


Undergraduate degree in broadcasting or similar major required. Must know spot news, but have an eye for creative storytelling, as well. Ability to maneuver and operate a live truck required. Must be able to lift and carry heavy equipment (50lbs) and work various shifts. Valid driver's license required.

Good communication skills, sound editorial judgment and familiarity with Chicago city streets a plus. Knowledge of Adobe Premiere a plus. Three to five years television news gathering, editing and field experience required.

Must include a link to online reel with your resume!

This is an IBEW union position and membership in the union is required.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gp4b89-3-84-132-40-42 in your application.

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.