13 hours

News Writer

Tribune Company
Chicago, IL
  • Job Code
    2018-47410
News Writer in Chicago, Illinois | Careers at IL-Chicago;2501 W. Bradley Place (WGN-TV)
  • News Writer

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 3 months ago(7/19/2019 7:57 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-47410
    Category
    News
  • Overview

    The Writer is responsible for all aspects of writing for WGN News Broadcasts. 

    Responsibilities

    Writing stories and teases; writing for on-air and on-line; working with reporters and photographers in the field; desk-top video editing; reviewing feed tapes; posting text and video to the internet; and gathering information on late stories.  In addition to writing to the video and graphics available, the Writer will contribute creative ideas for broadcasts and websites.

    Qualifications

    - Applicants must have at least 3 years of experience as a writer or producer of television news broadcasts. 
    - They must have a college degree in Journalism or Mass Communications, or significant related experience. 
    - Applicants must demonstrate a facility with language and a writing style that is designed to be off-the-cuff and fun, yet authoritative and credible. 
    -Strong writing, video, news judgment, and internet skills are essential. 
    -Applicants must possess the ability to work well under pressure, work well with others, and be available to work flexible hours including extremely early mornings and weekends.

     

    On-line: Go to http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for JOB ID 2018-47410.

     

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    Posted: 2019-10-17 Expires: 2019-11-16

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