General Assignment Reporter

General Assignment Reporter

Job Description:

ABC7 Chicago is looking for an enterprising and energetic general assignment reporter to cover a wide range of topics in a thoughtful and lively manner.



Gathering and reporting news for all platforms.  We’re looking for a reporter who researches and pitches interesting stories, works sources to break news and brings energy to their reporting through good writing, use of best visuals and active live shots.


Basic Qualifications:

Must be able to work under intense deadline pressure to turn stories for multiple newscasts as well as digital platforms.  Must have solid writing and reporting skills. Must show competency and interest in engaging with digital audience.


Preferred Qualifications:

Ability and knowledge of shooting and editing video


Required Education: 

College degree required; 3-5 years of large market experience preferred


Additional Information:

This is an AFTRA represented position.


Interested applicants should upload a cover letter, resume and links at

Requisition ID # 395579BR

No phone calls, please


Equal Opportunity Employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Reporting Location - Chicago, IL








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