News Reporter / Content Producer, WTTW - IL

Recruiter
WTTW
Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Jul 2019
Closes
08 Aug 2019
Ref
151
Industry
Journalist
Job Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

WTTW (Chicago PBS) is seeking a News Reporter / Content Producer who will conceive, develop and produce high quality, journalistically sound content for television and digital platforms.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Research and report interesting, journalistically sound stories for Chicago Tonight and its website
  • Produce those stories for both television and the web
  • Write, voice and produce compelling scripts for both television and the web
  • Take part in reporter debriefs
  • Serve as substitute or segment host on television and the web
  • Produce other studio segments as needed
  • Pitch story ideas for both platforms
  • Provide material to other platforms as appropriate
  • Other duties as assigned.


SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Candidate must possess proven ability to report original content, strong writing ability and excellent news judgment
  • A passion for and knowledge of content area and community are strongly desired
  • Candidate must have the ability work well under deadline pressure and be a team player.


MINIMUM EDUCATION:

  • Bachelor’s Degree.


MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:

  • At least 5-10 years of experience reporting, preferably in Chicago.


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