Producer, Windy City Live - ABC7 Chicago/WLS-TV

Producer, Windy City Live - ABC7 Chicago/WLS-TV

Job Description:

Chicago’s #1 television station is looking for an entertainment/talk producer to join a small team of hard working, well-connected creatives who bring a ton of energy and smarts to the party.  Windy City LIVE is a one-hour studio-based local show with a LIVE audience.  The popular program features topical news, pop culture, celebrity guests and regular features.  WCL is showcased across the three screens (TV, Internet, smart phones) and has the largest social media following of any local television program in the country. 


Job Responsibilities:

Create ideas for compelling, entertaining & local segments and full-hour themed shows; research guests/topics; develop content, questions and conduct guest pre-interviews.  Prep hosts for shows.  Managing daily workload while planning for shows down the road is part of the responsibility of a WCL producer.



Basic Qualifications:

Must wear many hats, bringing multiple skill-sets to the effort.  Strong research capabilities and resourcefulness an absolute must.  Solid organizational skills and concentration to detail critical.  Great planners and time-managers.



Preferred Qualifications:

Experience across multiple platforms a plus.  Three to five years production experience preferable.  Work in production and/or on studio shows ideal.  Working knowledge or quick adaptability to show rundown software programs, i.e. ENPS. Video editing capabilities on Final Cut Pro and Adobe Premiere is preferred.


Additional Information:

Interested applicants should upload a resume along with references online at Requisition ID# 456648BR


No phone calls please.



Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Reporting Location – Chicago, IL




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