Full Time Job

Sports Anchor / Reporter


Chicago, IL 01-12-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
WGN-TV is looking for the right candidate to join our sports department as a reporter and anchor for our evening and late newscasts, and our nightly show GN Sports.

• Writes and delivers sports stories in a clear and concise manner
• Displays vast knowledge of teams, players and storylines, especially those relevant to the Chicago market at the professional and collegiate levels
• Responds to breaking sports news and events and other situations as required
• Travels as needed for sports coverage
• Enterprises, develops and produces stories under strict deadline pressure
• Coordinates with the digital team to make sure our website and social media are properly updated

• Five years of experience anchoring or reporting sports for television, preferably in Chicago
• General knowledge of all Chicago sports teams
• 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
• Required to join AFTRA

Must include a link to online reel with your resume!

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpn2v4-3-93-74-25-42 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.