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Reporter, News/Announcer PT

Chicago, IL
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Reporter, News/Announcer PT

4 weeks ago
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Production and Programming


WGN AM RADIO has an immediate opening for a part-time News Reporter/Announcer to present superior quality reporting and newscasts and who is also an active member of the on-air team.


  • Covers and reports on stories as assigned by the Managing Editor.
  • Develops sources and contacts
  • Cultivates areas of expertise in covering the news relevant to the WGN audience
  • Possesses excellent communication skills to present dynamic and relevant stories, incorporating the highest of production techniques
  • Presents compelling newscasts in keeping with format and editorial policies
  • Must be available to hosts as a resource on news-related questions while on the air
  • Curates & edits audio sound bites from multiple approved sources.
  • Participates in updating wgnradio.com, wgnplus.com, and alerts via Social News Desk



  • College degree pred
  • 3-5 years radio news experience in a Medium or Major Market
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check
  • Must have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States




Equal Opportunity Employer

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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Tribune Media is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of 42 owned or operated broadcast stations, national entertainment network WGN America, Tribune Studios, Gracenote, WGN-Radio and a significant number of iconic real estate properties and strategic investments.

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