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Assignment Desk Assistant, Per Diem

Tribune Company

Chicago, IL
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Careers Center | Assignment Desk Assistant, Per Diem

Assignment Desk Assistant, Per Diem

Location US-IL-Chicago
Posted Date 2 months ago(1/9/2018 6:33 PM)
Job ID
News Operations


Join WGN-TV as a News Assignment Desk Assistant, Per Diem. You will help the Assignment Editors determine the direction of coverage for the WGN AND CLTV newscasts for the day.


You will work closely with news managers, reporters, and photographers to create content for our newscasts and websites. In addition, you will research stories and arrange interviews for reporters with the occasional need to field produce interviews.


Position requires bachelor’s degree, at least one year newsroom experience and an individual with strong news judgment and the ability to work well with others.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Info

Tribune Media Company (NYSE: TRCO) is home to a diverse portfolio of television and digital properties driven by quality news, entertainment, and sports programming. Tribune Media is comprised of Tribune Broadcasting's 42 owned or operated local television stations reaching more than 50 million households, national entertainment network WGN America, whose reach is approaching 80 million households, Tribune Studios, and a variety of digital applications and websites commanding 60 million monthly unique visitors online. Tribune Media also includes Chicago's WGN-AM and the national multicast networks Antenna TV and THIS TV. Additionally, the Company owns and manages a significant number of real estate properties across the U.S. and holds a variety of investments, including a 31% equity interest in TV Food Network and a 32% equity interest in CareerBuilder. For more information please visit


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