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Reporter, News/Announcer

Tribune Company
Chicago, IL
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  • Reporter, News/Announcer

    Location US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 2 months ago(7/10/2019 9:58 PM)
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    WGN AM RADIO has an immediate opening for a full-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,, and alerts via Social News Desk


    • College degree pred
    • 3-5 years radio news experience in a Medium or Major Market





    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 approximately 49 million households, national entertainment cable network WGN America, whose reach is more than 75 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 49 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago’s WGN-AM, the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV and Covers Media Group, an unrivaled source of online sports betting information. 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% interest in Television Food Network, G.P., which operates Food Network and Cooking Channel. For more information please 

    Tribune is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.




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