ABC 7 Chicago Looking For Evening Newscast Producer

Evening Newscast Producer

Job Description  
ABC 7 Chicago’s #1 news is seeking an experienced newsroom leader to produce its top-rated 6pm newscast.
Responsibilities

In addition to crafting a fast paced, visually compelling show, the producer is responsible for communicating with reporters about the focus and format of their stories.  The producer will also be responsible for creating graphics and editing video at their desktop.

 

Basic Qualifications

The ideal candidate must have rock solid news judgment and be aggressive when it comes to covering breaking news.  The successful candidate will have strong writing, communication and organizational skills.  Must demonstrate consistent use of social media in all parts of newscast creation from story selection to on-air presentation.

 

Preferred Qualifications

3-5 years of medium to large market experience is preferred.

 

Required Education

College degree required.

Additional Information

Interested applicants should upload a cover letter and resume online at

www.disneycareers.com. Requisition ID# 520580BR

 

No phone calls, please

 

If you have any applicants who meet the requirements, please have them upload their cover letter and resume online at www.disneycareers.com.

 

For a complete list of job openings at WLS-TV, see our company’s website at www.abc7chicago.com .

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Tony Smith

Tony Smith is a news reporter and meteorologist. He’s worked in Miami, Omaha, Norfolk, Greensboro and Las Vegas. But Chicago is home for this weatherman. Tony is looking forward to working with other NABJCC board members in-order bring together Chicagoland journalists dedicated to truth and excellence in newsgathering, reporting, and equality in the media industry. You can hear Tony on WVON-AM 1690AM as a fill-in News/Traffic Anchor & Meteorologist. He encourages everyone to follow him on Twitter and Facebook.

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