WTTW News Reporter/Content Producer

Location
Chicago, Illinois
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 10, 2019
Function
Production
Metro Area
Chicago
Duration
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.