WLS TelevisionChicago, IL
Full Time Job
ABC7 Chicago is looking for an enterprising and energetic reporter to cover a wide range of topics.
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. Reporter may be assigned to a specific franchise.
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 audiences.
Ability and knowledge of shooting and editing video
College degree required; 3-5 years of large market experience preferred
This is an AFTRA represented position.
No phone calls, please
About Media Networks:
The Media Networks segment includes cable and broadcast television networks, television production and distribution operations, publishing, domestic television stations, digital businesses and radio networks and stations.
About The Walt Disney Company:
The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney's stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.
This position is with WLS Television, Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Media Networks.
WLS Television, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.