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Investigative Producer: WFLD is seeking an experienced candidate to join the newsroom team as an Investigative Producer. The Investigative Producer will produce compelling investigative segments for newscasts, set up interviews, book guests for shows, survey locations, structure segments and cultivate sources. He/she will support an elite unit which has distinguished itself in the market for uncovering government waste and political corruption. Position requires individual to make many phone calls, follow-up, and supervise all logistics. REQUIREMENTS: Successful candidate must have 2-3 years television news experience, which includes experience with on-line research and investigative issues. Must have track record of taking complicated subjects and adapting them to television with creative and innovative techniques. Required to have extensive knowledge of the law governing undercover work, libel and privacy. Must have college degree in Journalism or related field. Knowledge of AVID and INews desirable. Individual must be detail-oriented, dependable, and familiar with technical aspects of production. Since this is an open newsroom, the successful candidate must have a professional demeanor, an amicable disposition, and able to maintain a good relationship with staff and upper management. To apply, please click here.
News Anchor/Reporter: WFLD Chicago Fox 32 has an immediate full-time job opening for a main anchor on our news broadcast(s). The ideal candidate will display professionalism and personality, both on and off the air. Candidates must also possess strong presentation skills, strong work ethic, broad knowledge of current affairs, the ability to work effectively with a team of professionals, have an aptitude for social media, and passion for innovation. You will be expected to contribute content as an Anchor/Reporter on-air, and to other platforms including our website and social media. This is a fantastic opportunity to shine as a marquee anchor in a Top-3 market. Requirements for this position include at least 3 years of experience at the anchor desk and reporting in the field. You must show the dynamic ability to work with the news team and collaborate on newscasts. You will also be writing packages and stories on a nightly basis. Must have college degree in Journalism or related field. To apply, please click here.
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