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Managing Editor, WMAQ-TV

Chicago, IL
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Company NBC Universal

Job Title Managing Editor, WMAQ-TV

Jobid 23768-370357

Location: Chicago, IL, 60664, USA

Description **Job Number** 34010BR

**Job Title** Managing Editor, WMAQ-TV

**Business Segment** Owned Stations & Affiliate Relations

**Sub-Business** NBCUOTS - WMAQ

**Posting Category** TV Content & Production

**About Us** NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. NBCUniversal will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with relevant legal requirements, including the City of Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative For Hiring Ordinance, where applicable.

**Country** United States

**State** Illinois

**City** Chicago




+ Minimum 5 years of experience in newsgathering, news production and/or news operations

+ Minimum 5 years management and leadership experience of functions and personnel

+ Bachelor’s Degree in journalism or related broadcast fieldADDITIONAL JOB REQUIREMENTS:

+ Able to work longer weekly hours as well as weekends when necessary with short notice

+ Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL

+ Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States.

+ Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV through www.nbcunicareers.com to be considered for this position

**Desired Characteristics**

+ Strong leadership and managing skills

+ Exceptional editorial, storytelling, and copy editing skills

+ Ability to recognize and meet the varying demands of each content platform and their deadlines

+ Open to new and creative ways of acquiring content by being an innovative thinker

+ Firm understanding of digital media and support technologies

+ Ability to effectively motivate and coach team members

+ Working knowledge of the Chicago market

+ Outstanding interpersonal communications skills (oral and written)

+ Ability to perform in a fast-paced environment to shift priorities quickly among multiple projects and do what is necessary to execute on short notice

+ Understanding of Spanish language

+ Working experience in a television newsroom and within a large media company

+ Adept at social media and its applications for news content and with newsroom environment



  • Arts / Entertainment / Media
  • News/Programming/Production

The NBC Owned Television Stations create and distribute engaging content that connects with a valuable audience in 10 major markets across the country. Our content platforms include: NBC Stations broadcast and COZI TV, station websites, digital out-of home, and mobile.  Through our local news operations, our lifestyle production arm LX.TV, and our local sales marketing and production teams, NBC creates content that connects communities with the people, events, and issues they care about most.

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