Executive Producer

Location US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(2/7/2018 6:05 PM)
Job ID
2018-47046
Category
News Operations

Overview

WGN is looking for an Executive Producer to lead a new weekly comedic news/entertainment show.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have solid judgment, comic creativity, and a demonstrated ability to craft unique segments. The EP must work well as part of a team, serve as the leader across multiple platforms, and excel as a show runner. Responsibilities include: executing and producing a weekly show, overseeing a weekly digital web series and weekly podcast, and contributing to all social networks for the show.

Qualifications

Must be a comic genius – or close to it, and MUST HAVE experience producing non-news content. Strong writing, organizational, and people skills are vital. Top 20 market experience required. Previous producing experience mandatory. Will be working in a non-linear environment, so familiarity and experience with digital technology and editing is required.

 

Equal Opportunity Employer

 

Apply On-line: Please go to http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for keyword “Executive Producer”.

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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