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Media Positions Available

A special section for media companies seeking Chicago-area media professionals to fill a need within their organization. Ads may be open or blind.

This is yet another free service of CRM. Send Positions Available requests via email or the CRM "Contact Us" form for posting up on this page.


Soul 106.3 On-Air Host

WSRB-FM On-Air Host/Personality (Full-Time)

WSRB/Soul 106.3 is currently seeking to fill one full-time on-air position.

Qualified candidates must have a mature quality voice, not less than 5 years previous broadcast experience, and be computer literate. Excellent communication, voice and phone skills. Must have the knowledge of the Adult Urban format and be able to operate Vox Pro, an audio console, transmitter and all studio equipment. Must be willing and ready to fully support the Programming and Sales Departments. Additionally, reliability, punctuality and the ability to adhere to directives is a must.

Must be able to represent Crawford Broadcasting and the station in a professional type manor.

Responsibilities include:
- Performing live broadcasts that are entertaining and compelling.
- Ensuring that promotions and contests are executed properly.
- Operating the control board.
- Doing production work.
- Making personal appearances at station events and remote broadcasts.

To apply send a cover letter, your resume, and demos/air checks to:
ON AIR HOST POSITION
Crawford Broadcasting, Inc.
6336 Calumet Avenue
Hammond, IN 46324

IN ORDER TO APPLY FOR THIS POSITION, YOU MUST INDICATE IN YOUR COVER LETTER HOW YOU HEARD OF THIS JOB OPENING.

Phone calls will not be accepted.

WSRB, Soul 106.3 -- the best mix of R&B Soul1063Radio.com

CRAWFORD BROADCASTING COMPANY
D/B/A
WPWX-FM Radio 92.3, WYCA-FM Radio 102.3, WSRB-FM Radio 106.3, WYRB-FM Radio 106.3 FM

Crawford Broadcasting Company/Dontron, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. The Equal Employment Opportunity Program of Crawford Broadcasting Inc. seeks to hire qualified applicants without regard to race, religion, color, national origin.

1590WCGO Radio Sales Account Executive

WCGO-AM Radio Sales Account Representative

1590WCGO (Evanston) is building a new brand and is seeking an aggressive rep to get in on the ground floor with wide open territory and sell advertising in our new talk programming and help "build" weekend programming through block airtime sales.

Knowledge of Co-op advertising is required.

Please email resume to:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .
No phone calls, please!

WFMT Operations Assistant

Operations Assistant - WFMT & the WFMT Radio Network

Window to the World Communications, Inc. is seeking an Operations Assistant to help in the daily operations of WFMT-FM and the WFMT Radio Network. The WFMT Operations Assistant reports to WFMT's Director of Operations.

Job Purpose:
To perform process of helping maintain smooth operations for WFMT and the WFMT Radio Network.

Responsibilities:
- Create cue sheets for syndicated programs.
- Monitor Live programs and On-Air signal.
- Maintain Website content.
- Place and retrieve programs on FTP.
- Convert files (FLAC, MP2, MP3, WAV, etc).
- Load audio to NEXGEN and follow up with proper documentation.
- Establish ISDN connections and properly route signal for studio sessions.
- Burn and quality check CD’s for the Beethoven Network and the Jazz Network.
- Record air checks for specials and Live broadcasts.
- Copy programs for special requests.
- Provide sales and support staff with air check requests.
- Maintain archive of all programs.
- Assist with live broadcasts.
- Occasional board operations.
- Provide excellent customer service to affiliates and listeners.

Skills Required:
- A thorough knowledge of radio broadcast equipment is required.
- Familiarity with Adobe Audition, Pro Tools, and NexGen is a plus.
- The candidate should have a strong technical understanding of the web, including discussion boards, video sharing sites, podcasting, and social media platforms.
- The ability to handle multiple tasks concurrently while maintaining exceptional attention to detail is critical.
- Candidate must also be a self-starter.
- Strong communication skills and advanced computer skills are also essential.

Minimum Requirements:
- At least 4 years of hands-on radio experience.
- Bachelor's Degree.

Submit resumes and inquiries to:
Human Resources
c/o Window To The World Communications
5400 N. St. Louis Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60625
Fax: (773) 509-5309
E-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

CSN Chicago Producer

Producer - Comcast SportsNet Chicago

Comcast SportsNet Chicago is seeking a content producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Produce newscast, including but not limited to formatting the show, determining news stories to be shown during the assigned newscast, coordinating cut-ins, and writing copy
- Determine the sequence and flow of the newscast. Format and write material for broadcast—take newscast from concept to completion -- day after day
- Coordinate all live shots during broadcast
- Stay in communication with assignment desk
- Develop contingency plans for breaking stories
- Prepare anchors for broadcast
- Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned
- Produce specials or original programming as assigned
- Train and supervise all newsroom staff: including associate producers and production assistants as needed
- Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
- BA/BS degree in Radio/TV/Film, Communications, or equivalent experience required
- Five (5) years television experience
- Must have newsroom experience

Eligibility Requirements:
- Interested candidate must submit a resume/CV HERE to be considered
- Willingness to travel and work overtime, and on weekends with short notice
- Must be willing to work in Chicago, IL
- Must be willing to submit to a background investigation
- Must have unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States
- Must be 18 years or older
- Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples -- if available, include a web address when you submit your resume

Additional Job Requirements:
- Thorough knowledge of local and national sports required
- Must possess poise under pressure and be able to meet tight deadlines, change and numerous other tasks
- Maintaining accuracy and details are critical to newscast
- Must be creative and enterprising, a team player with leadership qualities
- Must possess excellent copy editing skills
- Excellent knowledge of current events, regionally, nationally, as well as, internationally
- Must have the ability to guide writers, reporters, contributors, production assistants and others in order to complete a well-structured newscast
- Must have the ability to operate in the control room
- Strong work ethic, positive attitude and leadership qualities with the ability to handle multiple tasks and set priorities a must
- Ability to work non-traditional hours, weekends & holidays
- Ability to work in a fast paced, high pressure environment
- Producing Live Studio show experience a must.

About Us:
NBCUniversal is one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks.

NBC Sports Regional Networks, part of the NBC Sports Group, consists of 11 regional networks that deliver more than 2,400 live sporting events annually, along with breaking news, comprehensive analysis, digital content and original programming, to more than 50 million homes. The NBC Sports Regional Networks are: Comcast SportsNet Bay Area, Comcast SportsNet California, Comcast SportsNet Chicago, Comcast SportsNet Houston, Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic, Comcast SportsNet New England, Comcast SportsNet Northwest, The Comcast Network, Comcast SportsNet Philadelphia, and SNY.

It is the policy of NBCUniversal and NBCUniversal's affiliated businesses to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy) sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

WGN-TV Interactive News Producer

WGN-TV Interactive News Producer

WGN-TV is looking to expand its digital team by hiring a web producer. This multi-talented candidate must have strong news judgment, knowledge of myriad social media and thrive on working in the 24-hour news cycle.

Responsibilities include: Writing up and posting local news stories, interesting videos and web exclusive content that may originate outside of our newscasts to WGNtv.com, CLTV.com and ChicagoWeatherCenter.com.

Populating our social media channels with compelling content that drives users to our websites. Ensuring factual, grammatical and legal accuracy online and upholding the station's established journalistic standards to avoid editorial bias.

The successful candidate will be a self-starter with excellent communication skills who is organized and focused on ensuring a website that is topical and beneficial to users. The candidate should also be able to balance the demands of both long and short-term projects, while meeting daily deadlines.

A college degree in journalism, mass communications, a related field or equivalent experience is preferred. A minimum of 1-2 years of online content experience with a broadcast/television media environment, as well as experience in website design and functionality, are necessary. Strong abilities with HTML, Adobe Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Wordpress, Google Analytics and Chartbeat a plus. Willingness to work flexible shifts, including weekends and holidays, as well as being on call are required.

If interested, apply online or send resume and cover letter to:
WGN-TV Human Resources Department
2501 W. Bradley Place
Chicago, IL 60618
Fax: 773-528-1387

Equal Opportunity Employer

Associate Broadcast Producer - MARC USA

MARC USA Associate Broadcast Producer (Chicago)

The Chicago office of MARC USA is hiring a multi-tasking Associate Broadcast Producer to work on television, radio, and corporate videos for national and regional clients (big and small), as well as assisting with new business.

Your role will be to facilitate day-to-day television and radio production activities, including:
- Collaborating with agency creative, production, and account service staff, client marketing staff, studios and production houses
- Participating on bid preparation, pre- and post-production, and shoots
- Keeping those pesky directors, clients and others on schedule and on budget
- Obtaining props, wardrobe, music, and other items required for production
- Assisting with director and talent selection process
- Assisting the Senior Production staff on productions as needed
- Assisting with administrative requirements of the production process for the Chicago Office of MARC USA

This fast-paced position requires:
- A Thinker and a doer. Someone with a history of being both creative and tactical. Someone who is comfortable juggling input from multiple sources, and ready for a challenge. Requires a thoughtful Associate Producer that understands that the devil is in the details, one who really thinks through the issues while having the bigger picture top of mind. This position will engage both sides of your brain!

- Creative sensibility. This is something that is not learned from a book. Requires an instinctual creative eye, common sense and the ability to work through the details to create an exceptional creative product.

- A Bachelor's degree and 3 years of agency broadcast experience.

Please submit your resume and link to your online portfolio HERE.

EOE.
Check us out at MARCUSA.com.

NCTV17 Sports Reporter/Technician

Part-Time Sports Reporter/Technician - NCTV17

An award-winning community television station in the western suburbs is looking for an experienced sports reporter/technician to join NCTV17. Candidates will help us capture highlights and produce packages on varsity level sports for all area high schools in Naperville for our weekly program, Naperville Sports Weekly. They may also cover live sporting events for North Central College. Must be efficient in both camera and editing. This is not an entry-level position. Passion for the job is a must.

Requirements for this position include:
- Report and produce stories as needed
- Strong camera skills
- Strong editing skills -- FCP, Premiere
- Gather sound bytes from sports events
- Represent Naperville Community Television in the community
- Strong skills expected in: organization, teamwork, communication, problem solving and dependability
- Other Duties as Assigned

Local candidates preferred.

Interested parties should submit a cover letter, work sample (via web) and resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Please put job title in subject line. No phone calls.

NCTV17 provides an equal employment opportunity and harassment free work environment. See company policy for full details. All employees, full-time, part-time or contract must comply to the equal employment opportunity and harassment policies.

All employment and compensation with NCTV17 is "at will" which means employment can be terminated with or without cause, and with or without notice, at any time, at the option of either NCTV or yourself, except as otherwise provided by law.


ABC 7 Newswriter

Newswriter, WLS-TV

ABC 7, Chicago's #1 news is seeking a newswriter who can also fill in as a newscast producer.

Basic Qualifications:
The ideal candidate should have rock-solid news judgment, excellent writing skills, ability to visually tell a story and engage viewers using multiple platforms including our website, social media and wireless. No beginners. You must have proven experience producing fast-paced newscasts. The ideal candidate must have 3-5 years newscast producing in a medium or large market, a vision for creating interesting graphics and experience desktop editing. Person must be able to work a flexible schedule.

Required Education:
College degree required.

Additional Information:
This is a NABET represented position.
Interested applicants should upload a cover letter and resume online at DisneyCareers.com.
Requisition ID # 207498BR

No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability

ABC 7 Photographer/Editor

Photographer/Editor - WLS-TV

ABC 7, Chicago's #1 news station, is looking for a vacation relief photographer/editor/live shot tech.

Responsibilities:
Must be able to exercise good judgment and cope with very demanding and fast paced news environment, while always being safety conscious. Candidate must be available to work all shifts, including overnight and weekend shifts. Must be available for significant overtime and willing to work holidays and travel.

Basic Qualifications:
Individual must have 5 years minimum experience as ENG news videographer, microwave technician and non-linear/tape editor.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with KU uplinks, Final Cut Pro editing and live streaming video is a plus.

Additional Information:
Salary per NABET/ABC Agreement.
Interested applicants should upload a cover letter and resume online at DisneyCareers.com.
Requisition ID # 205516BR

No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability

ABC 7 Operation Manager

Operation Manager - WLS-TV

WLS-TV, Chicago's #1 news station, seeks a Manager of Operations and Business Planning with a proven track record handling multiple projects simultaneously.

Job Responsibilities:
Position will be responsible for the Accounting function for the television station. This includes participation and review of the monthly close, financial analysis and reporting, special projects and supervision of two Accounting staff. Position is heavily involved in the preparation of the annual financial plan and forecasts.

Basic Qualifications:
Minimum of five years related experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:
CPA or MBA preferred. Prior Media experience and/or SAP experience a plus.

Required Education:
Bachelor's degree in Accounting or Finance

Additional Information:
Interested applicants should upload a cover letter and resume online at DisneyCareers.com.
Requisition ID # 205515BR

No phone calls please.

Equal Opportunity Employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability

CRM Website Information

The Chicagoland Radio & Media website (abbreviated as CRM) is a celebration of all things relating to Chicago-area media matters. CRM is a news source, a location for fans to voice their opinions, and an online museum of Chicago media's past and present, with a hopeful eye to its future. For the visitors, readers, and fans of the website, CRM is a both a resource and a release, both educational and an escape, and both factual and fun.

If it has a connection to Chicago area radio, television, print, and/or other forms of media -- information on it can be found here at ChicagolandRadioAndMedia.com!