Per Diem News Writer

Employer WGN-TV
Location Chicago, IL
Type Part time
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Posted on January 18, 2023


WGN-TV is looking for a Per Diem Writer who can work quickly and accurately under deadline pressure. Candidate must be available to work all shifts and hours, including overnights and weekends.


  • Writing stories and teases for broadcast and website
  • Editing video and filing to shows
  • Communicating with reporters and photographers in the field
  • Ordering and filing graphics when necessary
  • Might also be asked to serve as a Newscast Producer on a fill-in basis


  • Experience as a writer or producer of television news broadcasts
  • College degree in Journalism or Mass Communications, or related experience
  • Must have strong writing skills and news judgment
  • Must be able to work well under deadline pressure
  • Must be able to work flexible hours