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— Openings at WBBM (AM)/WCFS-FM, Chicago, IL:  Podcast/digital audio producer (Job #2022-4710) with two or more years experience, strong news judgment and news-gathering skills, as well as a passion for local news and audio, who can work to grow audience for WBBM’s original podcasts and across all platforms: mobile web to social media to smart speakers. Social media and community editor (Job #2022-4360) who will report to the digital managing editor, will be responsible for executing on all social media platforms, will pitch ideas, will program/execute on social platforms, will work closely to monitor analytics and help the brand reach its goals, will write email newsletters and push alert copy to help drive the cultivation of super fans and overall audience engagement and disseminate content to other media.  Full-time digital content producer (Job #2021-4136) who has with strong news judgment and news-gathering skills, as well as a passion for local news and audio storytelling; will work with a team to grow the audience across all platforms, from the mobile Web to social media to smart speakers. For complete job details and to apply, go online to www.audacy.com    EOE.  (12/19)

** Openings at WBEZ-FM Chicago:  Executive editor (Job #481) who will lead the day-to-day operations of WBEZ’s newsroom and oversee a growing team of editors/reporters/producers, will oversee the station’s daily talk show, Reset, will work closely with the Executive Editor of the co-owned Chicago Sun-Times to identify opportunities for editorial collaboration between their respective newsrooms and will collaborate with other teams and departments, including Community Engagement/the podcast team/programming teams.  Arts and culture reporter (Job #519) who loves the artists/culture/music at the heart of the urban alternative format, possesses a versatile production skill set, has a passion for growing and connecting diverse young audiences, can create content for on-air and online platforms, is a versatile and experienced reporter who can hit the ground running early in the day with limited direction and deliver well-sourced/thoughtful/distinctive pieces of multimedia reporting, has the ability to nimbly translate work for multiple platforms that can include social/radio/website, is a resourceful journalist who can spot cultural and music trends, is connected to the pulse of the art world, has a commitment to accuracy and ethical reporting, has strong news judgment/writing/editing skills and works effectively under deadline.  For a complete job description and to apply, go online to https://www.wbez.org.   EOE.  (12/11)

— Openings at News Nation, Chicago, IL:  Digital producer (Jobs #REQ-20877 and REQ #18294) who can manage/produce/organize is Web site and all mobile platforms, is a newsroom leader, can create material for all platforms, can build an audience from the ground up, can drive higher levels of engagement and knows digital desktop editing/coding/html/CMS/Photoshop. Apply online at www.nexstar.tv.   EOE.   (11/21)

–Openings at Patch.com:  Editor/writers.  Here is its ad:  Did a rapacious hedge-fund vulture just take over your local newspaper? Consider a job with Patch, the local news company that’s setting revenue records and plowing those profits back into its editorial team for the fifth consecutive year. We are passionate about local news, and if you are too and you want to work in a positive, supportive, entrepreneurial environment, APPLY NOW to be a local editor at Patch. Ideal candidates for full-time, salaried positions as Patch local editors are tenacious, agile, productive reporters and sharp storytellers. They also are:

  • obsessed with telling readers what they need to know about their communities
  • productive reporters and sharp storytellers
  • enthusiastic, competitive and innovative
  • capable of turning a smart, accurate headline
  • adept practitioners of social media and SEO
  • tech savvy and always eager to learn something new

If this sounds like a job worthy of your talent, APPLY TODAY through our editorial jobs application page.  To learn more about Patch, visit this page.  Patch is building an eclectic, talented team to match the cultural diversity of our country. Patch offers competitive benefits, a quarterly bonus program, ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, and an equal opportunity workplace committed to providing employees with an inclusive environment free of discrimination and harassment.   EOE.  (12/11)

— The H-F Chronicle (Flossmoor, IL) seeks stringers to cover Homewood and Flossmoor for a hyperlocal 24/7 online publication that also publishes a monthly newspaper; experience in covering government and meetings required; must be available to work nights.  Three clips and resume to Patty Houlihan, public outreach mgr., at phoulihan@hfchronicle.com.  EOE   (indef.)

— Industry Dive seeks journalists who can fill a variety of positions, including editor and reporter.  For full details of openings, and to apply online, go to https://industrydive.com.  EOE.  (12/11)

— Openings at WMBD-TV, Peoria, ILDigital content executive producer (Job #REQ-20638) who will create multimedia stories for TV/online news platforms/associated social media, can assist with Web posting/site management/video editing/videography/photo and graphics editing and can fill in as a broadcast news producer when needed.  Digital producer (Job #REQ-21568) who can lead the transition from broadcast- focused newsrooms to multi-platform newsrooms through active daily example; providing training in methods/processes/tactics as well as in creating and editing original content beyond that which is produced for on-air.  Digital reporter (Job #REQ-18760) who is a skilled writer, can craft headlines and content that provide value to the audience, can drive user engagement, can use data to make decisions about audience interest trends, can reach out to contacts, can source the Web, can find information on social media to build stories that will be high performing across multiple websites and has a strong knowledge of social media; the ability to take photos and create video is a plus.  Apply online at https://cjproud.com.  EOE.  (11/30)

— Openings at WRTV, Indianapolis, IN:  Digital content producer (Job #JR030277) who will be a content distributor for its digital channels, responsible for news writing and editing, social media oversight and pushing out web and mobile breaking news alerts; will manage all cross-platform content gathering operations at the station during the assigned shift with duties that will include story scouting, and monitoring of scanners/digital platforms/news e-mail.  Apply online at scripps.com/careers/find-a-job.   (11/21)

— KSDK-TV, St. Louis, MO seeks a digital desk producer who thrives on chasing the story and the pursuit of the truth, is curious about the world, has a vision for what local news can and should be on all platforms, has an “audience first” approach to producing and distributing quality stories, has a solid news judgment, has creative writing skills and has strong copy-editing skills.  Apply online at https://tegna.jobs.net/jobs?keywords=news&location=St.+Louis%2C+MO+USA+.  EOE   (11/21)

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— Openings at WBBM (AM)/WCFS-FM, Chicago, IL:  Podcast/digital audio producer (Job #2022-4710) with two or more years experience, strong news judgment and news-gathering skills, as well as a passion for local news and audio, who can work to grow audience for WBBM’s original podcasts and across all platforms: mobile web to social media to smart speakers. Social media and community editor (Job #2022-4360) who will report to the digital managing editor, will be responsible for executing on all social media platforms, will pitch ideas, will program/execute on social platforms, will work closely to monitor analytics and help the brand reach its goals, will write email newsletters and push alert copy to help drive the cultivation of super fans and overall audience engagement and disseminate content to other media.  Full-time digital content producer (Job #2021-4136) who has with strong news judgment and news-gathering skills, as well as a passion for local news and audio storytelling; will work with a team to grow the audience across all platforms, from the mobile Web to social media to smart speakers. For complete job details and to apply, go online to www.audacy.com    EOE.  (12/19)

— Openings at WBEZ-FM Chicago:  Executive editor (Job #481) who will lead the day-to-day operations of WBEZ’s newsroom and oversee a growing team of editors/reporters/producers, will oversee the station’s daily talk show, Reset, will work closely with the Executive Editor of the co-owned Chicago Sun-Times to identify opportunities for editorial collaboration between their respective newsrooms and will collaborate with other teams and departments, including Community Engagement/the podcast team/programming teams.  For a complete job description and to apply, go online to https://www.wbez.org.   EOE.  (11/6)

— Openings at News Nation, Chicago, IL:  Digital producer (Jobs #REQ-20877 and REQ #18294) who can manage/produce/organize is Web site and all mobile platforms, is a newsroom leader, can create material for all platforms, can build an audience from the ground up, can drive higher levels of engagement and knows digital desktop editing/coding/html/CMS/Photoshop. Apply online at www.nexstar.tv.   EOE.   (11/14)

–Openings at Patch.com:  Editor/writers.  Here is its ad:  Did a rapacious hedge-fund vulture just take over your local newspaper? Consider a job with Patch, the local news company that’s setting revenue records and plowing those profits back into its editorial team for the fifth consecutive year. We are passionate about local news, and if you are too and you want to work in a positive, supportive, entrepreneurial environment, APPLY NOW to be a local editor at Patch. Ideal candidates for full-time, salaried positions as Patch local editors are tenacious, agile, productive reporters and sharp storytellers. They also are:

  • obsessed with telling readers what they need to know about their communities
  • productive reporters and sharp storytellers
  • enthusiastic, competitive and innovative
  • capable of turning a smart, accurate headline
  • adept practitioners of social media and SEO
  • tech savvy and always eager to learn something new

If this sounds like a job worthy of your talent, APPLY TODAY through our editorial jobs application page.  To learn more about Patch, visit this page.  Patch is building an eclectic, talented team to match the cultural diversity of our country. Patch offers competitive benefits, a quarterly bonus program, ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, and an equal opportunity workplace committed to providing employees with an inclusive environment free of discrimination and harassment.   EOE.  (11/6)

— The H-F Chronicle (Flossmoor, IL) seeks stringers to cover Homewood and Flossmoor for a hyperlocal 24/7 online publication that also publishes a monthly newspaper; experience in covering government and meetings required; must be available to work nights.  Three clips and resume to Patty Houlihan, public outreach mgr., at phoulihan@hfchronicle.com.  EOE   (indef.)

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— Industry Dive seeks journalists who can fill a variety of positions, including editor and reporter.  For full details of openings, and to apply online, go to https://industrydive.com.  EOE.  (11/6)

— Openings at WMBD-TV, Peoria, ILDigital content executive producer (Job #REQ-20638) who will create multimedia stories for TV/online news platforms/associated social media, can assist with Web posting/site management/video editing/videography/photo and graphics editing and can fill in as a broadcast news producer when needed.  Digital reporter (Job #REQ-18760) who is a skilled writer, can craft headlines and content that provide value to the audience, can drive user engagement, can use data to make decisions about audience interest trends, can reach out to contacts, can source the Web, can find information on social media to build stories that will be high performing across multiple websites and has a strong knowledge of social media; the ability to take photos and create video is a plus.  Apply online at https://cjproud.com.  EOE.  (11/14)

— Openings at WRTV, Indianapolis, IN:  Digital content producer (Job #JR030277) who will be a content distributor for its digital channels, responsible for news writing and editing, social media oversight and pushing out web and mobile breaking news alerts; will manage all cross-platform content gathering operations at the station during the assigned shift with duties that will include story scouting, and monitoring of scanners/digital platforms/news e-mail.  Apply online at scripps.com/careers/find-a-job.   (11/14)

— KSDK-TV, St. Louis, MO seeks a digital desk producer who thrives on chasing the story and the pursuit of the truth, is curious about the world, has a vision for what local news can and should be on all platforms, has an “audience first” approach to producing and distributing quality stories, has a solid news judgment, has creative writing skills and has strong copy-editing skills.  Apply online at https://tegna.jobs.net/jobs?keywords=news&location=St.+Louis%2C+MO+USA+.  EOE   (11/14)

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ONLINE:

— Openings at WBBM (AM)/WCFS-FM, Chicago, IL:  Social media and community editor (Job #2022-4360) who will report to the digital managing editor, will be responsible for executing on all social media platforms, will pitch ideas, will program/execute on social platforms, will work closely to monitor analytics and help the brand reach its goals, will write email newsletters and push alert copy to help drive the cultivation of super fans and overall audience engagement and disseminate content to other media.  Full-time digital content producer (Job #2021-4136) who has with strong news judgment and news-gathering skills, as well as a passion for local news and audio storytelling; will work with a team to grow the audience across all platforms, from the mobile Web to social media to smart speakers. For complete job details and to apply, go online to www.audacy.com    EOE.  (10/3)

— Openings at WBEZ-FM Chicago:  Executive editor (new job – Job #481) who will lead the day-to-day operations of WBEZ’s newsroom and oversee a growing team of editors/reporters/producers, will oversee the station’s daily talk show, Reset, will work closely with the Executive Editor of the co-owned Chicago Sun-Times to identify opportunities for editorial collaboration between their respective newsrooms and will collaborate with other teams and departments, including Community Engagement/the podcast team/programming teams.  A versatile, experienced digital reporter (Job #484) who can hit the ground running early in the day with limited direction and deliver a well-sourced, thoughtful, distinctive piece of short enterprise reporting on a mostly daily basis for WBEZ.org.  For a complete job description and to apply, go online to https://www.wbez.org.   EOE.  (10/3)

–Openings at News Nation, Chicago, IL:  Digital producer (Jobs #REQ-13993 and REQ #13393) who can manage/produce/organize is Web site and all mobile platforms, is a newsroom leader, can create material for all platforms, can build an audience from the ground up, can drive higher levels of engagement and knows digital desktop editing/coding/html/CMS/Photoshop. Apply online at www.nexstar.tv.   EOE.   (10/10)

–Openings at Patch.com:  Editor/writers.  Here is its ad:  Did a rapacious hedge-fund vulture just take over your local newspaper? Consider a job with Patch, the local news company that’s setting revenue records and plowing those profits back into its editorial team for the fifth consecutive year. We are passionate about local news, and if you are too and you want to work in a positive, supportive, entrepreneurial environment, APPLY NOW to be a local editor at Patch. Ideal candidates for full-time, salaried positions as Patch local editors are tenacious, agile, productive reporters and sharp storytellers. They also are:

  • obsessed with telling readers what they need to know about their communities
  • productive reporters and sharp storytellers
  • enthusiastic, competitive and innovative
  • capable of turning a smart, accurate headline
  • adept practitioners of social media and SEO
  • tech savvy and always eager to learn something new

If this sounds like a job worthy of your talent, APPLY TODAY through our editorial jobs application page.  To learn more about Patch, visit this page.  Patch is building an eclectic, talented team to match the cultural diversity of our country. Patch offers competitive benefits, a quarterly bonus program, ongoing personal and professional development opportunities, and an equal opportunity workplace committed to providing employees with an inclusive environment free of discrimination and harassment.   EOE.  (10/3)

— The H-F Chronicle (Flossmoor, IL) seeks stringers to cover Homewood and Flossmoor for a hyperlocal 24/7 online publication that also publishes a monthly newspaper; experience in covering government and meetings required; must be available to work nights.  Three clips and resume to Patty Houlihan, public outreach mgr., at phoulihan@hfchronicle.com.  EOE   (indef.)

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— Industry Dive seeks journalists who can fill a variety of positions, including editor, associate editor and reporter.  For full details of openings, and to apply online, go to https://industrydive.com.  EOE.  (10/3)

** Openings at WMBD-TV, Peoria, ILDigital content executive producer (Job #REQ-20638) who will create multimedia stories for TV/online news platforms/associated social media, can assist with Web posting/site management/video editing/videography/photo and graphics editing and can fill in as a broadcast news producer when needed.  Digital reporter (Job #REQ-18760) who is a skilled writer, can craft headlines and content that provide value to the audience, can drive user engagement, can use data to make decisions about audience interest trends, can reach out to contacts, can source the Web, can find information on social media to build stories that will be high performing across multiple websites and has a strong knowledge of social media; the ability to take photos and create video is a plus.  Apply online at https://cjproud.com.  EOE.  (10/13)

— WRTV Indianapolis, IN seeks a director of digital media to lead coverage on all platforms, function as a key member of the station’s leadership team, serve as strategic liaison connecting content/digital product creation/monetization opportunities across multiple platforms and work with sales/news/creative services teams to drive execution of work that positively impacts audience reach/engagement/local market revenue achievement. Apply online at scripps.com/careers/find-a-job.   (10/10)

— WTWO-TV, Terre Haute, IN seeks digital producers (Job #REQ-15225 and REQ#-15224) who will lead the transition from broadcast-focused newsrooms to multi-platform newsrooms through active daily example; providing training in methods, processes and tactics; as well as in creating/editing original content beyond that which is produced for on-air.  For a complete job description and to apply online, visit https://nexstar.tv.   EOE   (10/10)

— KSDK-TV, St. Louis, MO seeks a digital desk producer who thrives on chasing the story and the pursuit of the truth, is curious about the world, has a vision for what local news can and should be on all platforms, has an “audience first” approach to producing and distributing quality stories, has a solid news judgment, has creative writing skills and has strong copy-editing skills.  Apply online at https://tegna.jobs.net/jobs?keywords=news&location=St.+Louis%2C+MO+USA+.  EOE   (10/10)

— The Charleston (SC) Post and Courier is expanding its reach across South Carolina, and seeks a digital editor who can spearhead the digital strategy of its newsrooms in Columbia/Myrtle Beach/Greenville/Spartanburg and future markets; the successful candidate will be on the front lines of growing its statewide audience, building trust with readers and designing social messaging for some of the best journalism in the South, so the next digital editor overseeing its expansion markets will be a key player in experimenting with day-to-day tactics and will collaborate regularly with the digital editor of the paper’s Charleston newsroom on developing long-term strategies and exploring emerging platforms and technologies.  For complete details, and how to apply, go online to Taylor Ysteboe at tysteboe@postandcourier.com.  (10/10)

— WYFF-TV, Greenville, SC seeks an experienced and dynamic digital producer/writer who will produce content for Web, mobile products and social media platforms.  Apply online at https://www.hearst.com.   (9/26)

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The H-F Chronicle (Flossmoor, IL) seeks stringers to cover Homewood and Flossmoor for a hyperlocal 24/7 online publication that also publishes a monthly newspaper; experience in covering government and meetings required; must be available to work nights.  Three clips and resume to Patty Houlihan, public outreach mgr., at phoulihan@hfchronicle.com.  EOE   (indef.)

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— Industry Dive seeks journalists who can fill a variety of positions, including editor, associate editor and reporter.  For full details of openings, and to apply online, go to https://industrydive.com.  EOE.  (8/29)

— WMBD-TV, Peoria, IL seeks a digital reporter (Job #REQ-18760) who is a skilled writer, can craft headlines and content that provide value to the audience, can drive user engagement, can use data to make decisions about audience interest trends, can reach out to contacts, can source the Web, can find information on social media to build stories that will be high performing across multiple websites and has a strong knowledge of social media; the ability to take photos and create video is a plus.  Apply online at https://cjproud.com.  EOE.  (8/29)

— WRTV Indianapolis, IN seeks a director of digital media to lead coverage on all platforms, function as a key member of the station’s leadership team, serve as strategic liaison connecting content/digital product creation/monetization opportunities across multiple platforms and work with sales/news/creative services teams to drive execution of work that positively impacts audience reach/engagement/local market revenue achievement. Apply online at scripps.com/careers/find-a-job.   (9/5)

— WTWO-TV, Terre Haute, IN seeks digital producers (Job #REQ-15225 and REQ#-15224) who will lead the transition from broadcast-focused newsrooms to multi-platform newsrooms through active daily example; providing training in methods, processes and tactics; as well as in creating/editing original content beyond that which is produced for on-air.  For a complete job description and to apply online, visit https://nexstar.tv.   EOE   (9/5)

— KSDK-TV, St. Louis, MO seeks a digital desk producer who thrives on chasing the story and the pursuit of the truth, is curious about the world, has a vision for what local news can and should be on all platforms, has an “audience first” approach to producing and distributing quality stories, has a solid news judgment, has creative writing skills and has strong copy-editing skills.  Apply online at https://tegna.jobs.net/jobs?keywords=news&location=St.+Louis%2C+MO+USA+.  EOE   (9/5)

— The Charleston (SC) Post and Courier is expanding its reach across South Carolina, and seeks a digital editor who can spearhead the digital strategy of its newsrooms in Columbia/Myrtle Beach/Greenville/Spartanburg and future markets; the successful candidate will be on the front lines of growing its statewide audience, building trust with readers and designing social messaging for some of the best journalism in the South, so the next digital editor overseeing its expansion markets will be a key player in experimenting with day-to-day tactics and will collaborate regularly with the digital editor of the paper’s Charleston newsroom on developing long-term strategies and exploring emerging platforms and technologies.  For complete details, and how to apply, go online to Taylor Ysteboe at tysteboe@postandcourier.com.  (8/29)

— WYFF-TV, Greenville, SC seeks an experienced and dynamic digital producer/writer who will produce content for Web, mobile products and social media platforms.  Apply online at https://www.hearst.com.   (8/22)

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