Overview

<p>WTTW (Chicago PBS) is seeking a <strong>News Reporter/Content Producer</strong> who will conceive, develop and produce high quality, journalistically sound content for television and digital platforms.</p>

<p><strong>KEY RESPONSIBILITIES</strong>:</p>

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<li>Research and report interesting, journalistically sound stories for Chicago Tonight and its website</li>
<li>Produce those stories for both television and the web</li>
<li>Write, voice and produce compelling scripts for both television and the web</li>
<li>Take part in reporter debriefs</li>
<li>Serve as substitute or segment host on television and the web</li>
<li>Produce other studio segments as needed</li>
<li>Pitch story ideas for both platforms</li>
<li>Provide material to other platforms as appropriate</li>
<li>Other duties as assigned.</li>
</ul>

<p><strong>SKILLS REQUIRED:&nbsp; </strong>Candidate must possess proven ability to report original content, strong writing ability and excellent news judgment.&nbsp; &nbsp;A passion for and knowledge of content area and community are strongly desired. Candidate must have the ability work well under deadline pressure and be a team player.</p>

<p><strong>MINIMUM EDUCATION: </strong>Bachelor’s Degree.</p>

<p><strong>MINIMUM EXPERIENCE:</strong> At least 5-10 years of experience reporting, preferably in Chicago.</p>


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