Job: Weekend Morning Newscast Producer

ABC 7 Chicago's #1 news is seeking an energetic, creative producer for our weekend morning newscasts.

Job Description



We want a news producer who recognizes what viewers want to see on multiple platforms and has a great understanding of all social platforms. We absolutely must have a creative producer who can showcase content in new & inventive ways. This person must be a solid writer who can cut through the police speak & jargon to put together clear & concise copy for air & digital.

Responsibilities


Crafting a fast paced, visually compelling show
Booking guests and creating relevant feature segments that will be of interest to weekend morning news viewers
Communicate with reporters about the focus and format of their stories
Creating some graphics and desktop editing

Basic Qualifications:



Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Journalism, Media, Film, etc.)
Minimum of 3 years of medium to large market producing experience
Rock solid news judgment and be aggressive when it comes to covering breaking news.
Strong writing, communication and organizational skills.
Must demonstrate consistent use of social media in all parts of newscast creation from story selection to on-air presentation.
Must be able to work overnight hours, holidays & weekends
Must be able to work under deadline pressure

Rock solid news judgment and aggressive pursuit of breaking news

Additional Information:


This is a NABET represented position.

Candidates should apply online at www.disneycareers.com Requisition ID#: 790495BR

No phone calls, please.

Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Reporting Location - Chicago, IL
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