Supervising Producer WGN News

WGN-TV is searching for a creative, informed and innovative producer for the WGN Morning News. The right candidate will also serve as an Associate Producer three days during the week.
Duties/Responsibilities:
Produce strong newscasts in a growing time period on the weekend
Work closely with other producers, field crews and assignment desk to maximize daily resources and appropriately reflect the news of the day
Write captivating teases and review writers’ scripts
Work as an Associate Producer during the week, serving in a variety of roles as needed: booking for the weekend or weekday morning shows, field producing, or fill-in line producing
Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Requirements/Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, or a related field
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
Desktop editing skills preferred
Minimum five years’ experience in news operations
Leadership ability, positive attitude and creativity a must

EEO Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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