WGN-TV is currently looking for a Traffic/Transportation Reporter.
Will be responsible for collecting, writing and narrating information regarding daily traffic coverage for the WGN Evening News. Includes communicating with WGN's Traffic information provider, with producers at the studios, and any other traffic information sources available. Additionally is required to fly in and report live during the broadcasts from WGN's helicopter. Must also develop and organize facts for presentation on WGN News in a concise, clear manner, consistent with station goals and good journalistic practices; conduct live reports and interviews during newscasts; represent station in certain public functions, as assigned; and recommend and develop transportation stories for coverage by the station.
College degree plus three (3) years of reporting and anchoring experience, as well as reporting live from a helicopter are required. Knowledge of Chicago expressways and traffic patterns preferred. Must submit a link to resume reel.
Apply On-line: Please go to http://www.tribunemedia.com/careers/ and search for Job ID 2019-50013.