Full Time Job

WGN News Writer


Chicago, IL 05-08-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
WGN-TV is looking for a full-time writer for our newscasts.

• 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
• May be asked to line produce on a fill-in basis

Requirements and Skills:
• Two (2) 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-d2mjp2-3-92-91-54-42 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.