Senior Producer, Windy City Live

Senior Producer, Windy City Live

Chicago’s #1 television station is looking for a Senior Producer to lead a team of hard working creatives. Windy City LIVE is an award winning one-hour studio-based local show with a live audience. The popular program features topical news, pop culture, celebrity guests and stories that make Chicagoans proud.

The ideal candidate would be an experienced television/digital video producer with management leadership experience and an extensive background in the “talk” genre and format. The Senior Producer will not only work with producers day-to-day on show production & segment ideas but also plan / create major show initiatives that best serve the viewership / Chicagoland.

Job Responsibilities

  •    Managing the day to day editorial vision of WCL, including developing ideas for compelling    entertaining and local segments and themed shows
  • Responsible for working with producers day-to-day on the editorial content within each show
  • Frequent involvement in day of show production
  • Support Producers in all aspects of show development and production
  •    Work closely with the sales and marketing team to develop integrated content

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must be extremely personable, highly organized, comfortable with emerging technology and change, and have a love for Chicago.

  •       10+ years working in the in the TV industry (5+ in Live TV).
  •       5+ years of management experience.
  •       Experience in a Control Room environment
  • Solid communication skills, highly creative and able to innovate on the fly
  • Must be dialed into all things Chicago along with a solid understanding of the city, suburbs and what motivates people to tune in.
  • Experience across multi-platforms

 Preferred Qualifications

The preferred candidate will have extensive knowledge and understanding of all things “Chicago”, and will demonstrate a passion for the community.

Additional Information

Interested applicants should upload a resume along with references online at

Requisition ID# 723285BR

No phone calls please.


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

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