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Per Diem News Writer

Per Diem News Writer

Job ID 
2017-46090
Location 
US-IL-Chicago
Category 
News Writers/Producers
Posted Date 
8/3/2017

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Overview

The Per-Diem News Writer is responsible for all aspects of writing for WGN News Broadcasts.

Responsibilities

This responsibility includes: writing stories; writing for on-air and on-line; working with reporters and photographers in the field; desk-top video editing; reviewing feed tapes; posting text and video to the internet; and gathering information on stories. In addition to writing to the video and graphics available, the Per-Diem Writer will contribute creative ideas for broadcasts and websites.

Qualifications

Applicants must have at least 3 years experience as a writer or producer of television news broadcasts. They must have a college degree in Journalism or Mass Communications, or significant related experience. Applicants must demonstrate a facility with language and a writing style that is authoritative and credible. Strong writing, video, news judgment, and internet skills are essential. Applicants must possess the ability to work well under pressure, work well with others, and be available to work flexible hours including overnight, early mornings and weekends.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

If interested Apply On-line: Please go to http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for keyword “Per Diem News Writer”.

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit http://www.tribunemedia.com.

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