Assistant Producer, Chicago Tonight
Develop, Acquire & Deliver Content
1 to 2 years in journalism.
Candidate must be highly organized, be able to prioritize conflicting demands, and have the ability to quickly absorb & comprehend new information. Candidate must have demonstrated television & online content creation and writing skills. Solid experience researching, fact-checking and reporting is a must. Candidate must possess journalistic integrity and good news judgment. Proficiency with computer programs required.
To produce segments for Chicago Tonight and its website on wttw.com. This multi-platform journalist will work as part of a team under deadline pressure, and will utilize judgment, fact-checking and research skills.
Produce & write engaging and journalistically-sound content for television and the web utilizing a mix of traditional and new media storytelling elements.
Actively develop & pitch content ideas.
Stay abreast of community news, issues and activities.
Conduct research, develop and maintain contacts/sources, and identify & evaluate potential interview subjects and guests.
Supervise field or studio shoots, including conducting interviews and directing talent.
Research, fact-check and report assigned content.
Outline content, write or edit scripts as necessary.
Plan and supervise editing. Off-line edit as necessary.
Assist in assigning and overseeing work of related support staff and interns.
Perform other duties as assigned.
SUBMIT RESUMES AND INQUIRIES TO:
Window To The World Communications
5400 N. St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60625
Fax: (773) 509-5309
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE