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.
- 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
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
The preferred candidate will have extensive knowledge and understanding of all things “Chicago”, and will demonstrate a passion for the community.
Interested applicants should upload a resume along with references online at www.disneycareers.com.
Requisition ID# 723285BR
No phone calls please.
Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity
Reporting Location – Chicago, IL