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Current Openings

Weekend Morning Newscast Producer
Job Description:
ABC 7 Chicago’s #1 news is seeking an energetic, creative producer for our weekend morning newscasts.
Responsibilities:In addition to crafting a fast paced, visually compelling show, the producer is responsible for booking guests and creating relevant feature segments that will be of interest to weekend morning news viewers.  The producer will communicate with reporters about the focus and format of their stories.   The producer will also be responsible for creating some 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. 3-5 years of medium to large market experience is preferred.  Must be able to work unpredictable hours and work under deadline pressure. Required Education:  College degree required.
Additional Information:This is a NABET represented position. Interested applicants should upload a cover letter and resume online Requisition ID# 508848BR No phone calls, please Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Reporting Location – Chicago, ILMeteorologistJob Description:

ABC 7 Chicago is looking for a dynamic meteorologist to join our ABC 7 Weather Team.  You are right for this job if you win breaking weather, know the science behind the forecast, have mastered the technology, and deliver your presentation in an engaging and compelling manner.Responsibilities:*Preparing and executing compelling, energetic and informative weather reports for on-air newscasts and other station platforms*Update forecast/conditions and interact with viewers via social media*Keep newsroom producers and managers up-to-date on breaking weather conditions*Provide extensive coverage during severe/extreme weather events*Ability to work as a team with other meteorologists and newsroom personnel*Ability to report live on weather events*Connect and give back to the community through public appearances and other community workQualifications:*Dynamic and conversational presentation skills*Knowledge of The Weather Company graphics systems and ability to build a show independently*5 years or more experience as an on-air meteorologist*Ability to work a flexible scheduleRequired Education:*College Degree in Meteorology required*CBM and/or NWA Seals of Approval preferredAdditional Information:This is an AFTRA-represented position.If you are right for this job, you may apply at disneycareers.comRequisition ID # 509830BRPlease include a link to your demo reel. No phone calls, please. Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

Digital Sales Manager

Job Description

ABC 7 Chicago WLS-TV is seeking an experienced and energetic Digital Sales Executive to sell multi-platform verticals for advertising.  This self-motivated seller and proactive team player will serve as the Digital Sales Manager and oversee revenue growth, development of digital strategies across multi-platforms.   Reporting to the VP, GSM you are responsible for building and cultivating strong business relationships with dedicated digital ad agencies, direct clients, and assisting the Sales Team.   This individual must have the ability to manage multiple projects and have experience in creating effective online advertising campaigns.  Position requires strong writing and presentation skills with the ability to work with a team.


  • Driving revenue growth by developing and executing strategic sales plans that achieve client and company goals
  • Working hand in hand with Account Executives to develop digital revenue
  • Effectively managing customer expectations and contributing to a high level of customer satisfaction
  • Gain a deep working knowledge of ABC 7 WLS-TV digital products and audiences and how to effectively deploy them for our customer(s) benefit
  • Monitoring customer, market and competitor activity and providing feedback to stakeholders
  • Contributing to a positive culture of success
  • Providing detailed and accurate sales forecasting on a weekly basis
  • Proactively managing sales activity, pipeline and lead generation to levels that achieve budgeted goals
  • Building and maintaining a positive reputation within our industry, one based on service, integrity and growth


  • BA in business, marketing, communications or related field
  • Minimum 5+ years’ digital sales experience
  • Demonstrated history of generating new business; meeting and exceeding sales budgets
  • Most qualified candidate will have strong and proven relationships with digital agencies
  • Self-motivated, proactive individual capable of working collaboratively as a member of the sales team as well as independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication, including the ability to present effectively in order to “close the deal”.

Additional Information

Interested applicants should upload a cover letter and resume online at Requisition ID# 501149BR

Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Reporting Location – Chicago, IL

NBC News Digital is looking for a new editorial lead for the African American Pillar of
“This is a senior editor position and requires experience at a major newspaper, magazine or news website. The editorial manager we are seeking should have a record of writing, producing and editing high-impact work on stories affecting the black community and/or a variety of topics. This editor should have excellent line editing, copy editing skills and rich and plentiful story ideas.”
Full-time Copy Editor
UMI (Urban Ministries, Inc.) is seeking a full-time copy editor to work on an expanding content team, which produces multiple Christian education product lines. This person is responsible for line editing, copy editing, and/or proofreading adult, youth, and children’s Christian education content across multimedia platforms. This person also is responsible for copy editing UMI marketing materials as needed. This person helps ensure that content incorporates UMI distinctives, aligns with UMI and Chicago Manual style guides, and meets production standards and deadlines. UMI, headquartered in south suburban Chicago, is the largest independent, African-American owned and operated, Christian media company. We publish Christian education resources, including Bible study guides, Vacation Bible School curriculum, books, movies, and websites designed for African-American churches and individuals seeking a Christ-centered perspective on faith and life issues. To submit an application for the copy editor position, email Chris Strahan-O’Neal, director of planning and administration/human resources, at