WTTW News Reporter/Content Producer
- 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.
- 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.