Full Time Job

News Writer

Nexstar

Chicago, IL 09-15-2020
  • 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.

Responsibilities
• 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

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
• Must be able to work flexible hours

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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.

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