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** Openings at News Nation, Chicago, IL: Writer (Job #REQ-17873) with 3-5 years experience who can write stories for the nightly national television newscast, desktop edit video for stories, work with the Feed Room to coordinate live shots from reporters and photographers in the field, contribute creative ideas for broadcasts, demonstrate a facility with language and a writing style that is designed to be off-the-cuff and fun, yet authoritative and credible and display strong writing, video, news judgment, and internet skills. Segment producer (Job #REQ-13509) responsible for contributing story ideas, writing stories and segments, compiling elements to support those stories, and organizing them within an energetic and memorable broadcast. This position will be assigned to the 10pCT weekday show working with the Executive Producer, Senior Producer, Line Producer and Hosts to solve problems and form the editorial direction of the show.  Senior producer (Job #REQ-16037) who can play a key leadership role on a show team helping to devise show editorial and booking strategy and coordinating show production. Apply online at www.nexstar.tv.   EOE.  (6/13) 

 

 

 

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–Openings at CBS-owned WBBM-TV, Chicago: Newswriter/producer (Job #5370) who can conceive and execute daily news programs, is energetic, is aggressive, and can bring creative and fresh ideas to a newscast; must have solid news judgment and ability to support overall quality of the newscast with a keen eye for detail, including spelling, fact checking, balance and fairness.  Groundbreaking videographer (Job #10084) who has a passion for storytelling, thrives on the details, presents content that is accurate and captivating and can uncover great stories; NPPA background a plus. Per-diem writer/producer (Job #9347) with the same abilities. Per diem reporter (Job #17254) with five years reporting experience, preferably in a top-20 market; familiarity with the Chicago market is a plus Apply online at https://viacomcbs.careers.   EOE.  (6/13)

 

** Openings at WGN-TV, Chicago:  Capitol bureau chief (Job #EEQ-16707) who can turn daily stories for Nexstar stations in Chicago (WGN-TV), St. Louis (KTVI), Champaign/Springfield (WCIA), Peoria (WMBD), Rockford (WTVO) and Rock Island/Moline (WHBF); content will emphasize legislative issues in the State of Illinois, campaign efforts of candidates pursuing office, coverage of legislative sessions in Springfield and a significant amount of investigative work digging into the political maneuverings of Illinois leadership. Creative, informed and innovative supervising producer (Job #REQ-15746) for the WGN-TV Morning News, who also will also serve as an associate producer three days during the week.  Midday anchor/reporter (Job #REQ-13882) who can present news in a clear and concise manner, while upholding the station’s high journalistic standards, be involved with every aspect of the broadcasts including breaking news and live interviews on a variety of topics, can work with producers on segment ideas, can help with writing and proofreading scripts, use various social media platforms to engage with the audience and provide updates to news stories and can enterprise and develop stories regularly. Videographer/editor (Job #REQ-13973) responsible for the operation of cameras, editing and microwave equipment used in electronic newsgathering. Full-time reporter (Job #REQ-15983) and part-time reporter (Job #REQ-13493), each of whom has the ability to generate relevant story ideas, can write to video, can execute compelling live shots has solid news judgment, has strong reporting skills, can deliver breaking news with urgency and context, is a true team player and  brings positive, inclusive energy to the newsroom; must be a critical thinker, knows the right questions to ask is a versatile and enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient and works well under tight deadlines; anchoring experience is a plus, for fill-in opportunities.  Sports anchor/reporter (Job #REQ-17277) with five years experience for its evening and late newscasts, and its nightly show GN Sports.  Assignment editor (Job #REQ-12438) with at least 3-5 years experience who can dispatch crews, coordinate logistics, track stories from all sources, participate in daily story meetings, collaborate with producers and executive producers, assist in development/planning/follow-up and the flexibility to work any shift.  Producer (Job #REQ-14897) who will be responsible for producing a daily one-hour show as well as writing stories, planning segments, and posting social media; candidates must be resourceful, energetic, and teamwork-oriented.  Producer/meteorologist (Job #REQ-10351) AMS/CBM/NWA seal and background with WSI and Baron software preferred.  Writer (Job #REQ-17872) who has the ability to generate stories with urgency and context, is a true team player and  brings positive, inclusive energy to the newsroom; must be a critical thinker, knows the right questions to ask is a versatile and enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient and works well under tight deadlines; anchoring experience is a plus, for fill-in opportunities. Apply online at www.nexstar.tv.  EOE.  (6/13)

    

–Openings at WGEM-AM/FM/TV, Quincy, IL: Motivated executive producer who is a strong writer, can collaborate with people and can grow content.  Producer whose focus will be on producing real-time content for broadcast and digital platforms.  Weekend anchor/reporter-videographer who is a hands-on and experienced journalist who can produce and anchor Saturday and Sunday newscasts, post digital content and work closely with weekend reporters. Experienced reporter/videographer (multimedia journalist) who wants to be coached and challenged every day to achieve full potential, while working in a state-of-the-art digital newsroom; will shoot/write/edit content for digital and broadcast platforms; during newscasts, will be teamed with a photojournalist for active LIVE storytelling.  Videographer with the same abilities.  Send resume, references and links to work to Chad Mahoney, ND, WGEM-AM/FM/TV, 513 Hampshire, Quincy, IL 62301 or e-mail cmahoney@wgem.com.   EOE.  (6/6). 

 

 

** Openings at WHBF-TV, Rock Island, IL: Capitol bureau chief (Job #REQ16707) (see WGN-TV listing).  A dynamic and experienced morning news anchor/reporter-videographer (Job #REQ-13645) with at least 3-to-5 years experience who can conduct interviews, can review and correct copy, is clear and concise, responds quickly to breaking news, can edit video, meets deadlines, has good news judgment, can determine a story’s emphasis and can provide information that is complete and accurate.  Anchor/reporter (Job #REQ-14920) with at least three years experience who serves as the primary presenter of news stories and other content for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers. Superstar reporter/videographer (multimedia journalist – Job #REQ-17830) with two years experience who can report/shoot/edit stories, can develop contacts, can enterprise story ideas, is proficient in Associated Press style/Photoshop/Basic HTML, has strong grammatical skills with a demonstrated ability to edit and self-edit and has familiarity with content management systems and SEO.  Superstar morning show meteorologist (Job #REQ-17203) who can assist in writing/copy edit/research/coordinate weather programming and other content and can respond to breaking and/or severe weather events and other urgent newsrooms situations as required.  Apply online at https://nexstar.tv.    EOE   (7/31)

 

— Openings at WEEK-TV/Heart of Illinois ABC, Peoria, IL:  A dynamic and experienced reporter/videographer (multimedia journalist) with two years experience who can report/shoot/edit stories, can develop contacts and can enterprise story ideas. Weekend sports anchor/reporter who is passionate about sports, can command the sports anchor desk and can find compelling sports stories three days during the week.  Apply to Leon Hendricks, ND, WEEK-TV, 2907 Springfield Rd., East Peoria, IL 61611 or e-mail lhendricks@week.com.   EOE   (5/14)

 

** Openings at WMBD/WYZZ-TV, Peoria, IL:  Capitol bureau chief (Job #REQ16707) (see WGN-TV listing).  Videographer Job #REQ-17825) who can research/write/capture visual content and edit general assignment stories for multiple platforms. Producer (Job #REQ-17828) who will produce daily newscast items, decide the order in which stories will be told, write teases and other content, time news programs, edit video, and post video to the website.  Driven weekend sports anchor/reporter (Job #REQ-17241) who can produce and anchor sports reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers. contributing story ideas; writing stories; organizing them within an energetic and memorable newscast or digital content for the Web.

Associate producer (Job #REQ-17761) who can contribute story ideas/write stories/organize them within an  energetic and memorable newscast or digital content for the Web. Apply online at https://nexstar.tv.  EOE.  (6/13)–

 

                ** Openings at WCIA-TV, Champaign, IL:  Capitol bureau chief (Job #REQ16707) (see WGN-TV listing).  Reporter (Job #REQ-14840 and REQ-11490) who can do daily live shots and enterprise storytelling, and seeks regular opportunities to fill in on the anchor desk, can work with management to enterprise and develop stories daily, can demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots/stand-ups/creative graphics, can make full use of digital and social media platforms, can organize material, can determine angle or emphasis, can write a story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards, can gather and verify information regarding stories through interview/observation/research and can build a  network of sources who supply information that allows the Company to stay ahead of its competitors.  Capital bureau chief whose news content to half a dozen markets in Illinois will emphasize legislative issues in the State of Illinois, campaign efforts of candidates pursuing office, coverage of legislative sessions in Springfield and a significant amount of investigative work digging into the political maneuverings of Illinois leadership. Producer (Job #REQ-13954) who is creative, passionate about showcasing compelling video, collaborates well with a team of excellent journalists and believes in the value of responsible local journalism.  Morning producer (Job #REQ-11490) with the same abilities. Demo and resume to Andy Miller, ND, WCIA-TV, 519 S. Neil. St., Champaign, IL 61820.   EOE.  (5/21)

 

–Openings at WCCU-TV, Champaign, IL:  A dynamic evening anchor who will be part of a news share for the Quincy market located in Champaign; must bring a unique combination of journalistic and broadcasting skills to provide content for local broadcast and digital platforms, as well as maintain a robust presence on social media pages.  A high-energy, aggressive, creative and hard-working producer for its evening newscast who will be responsible for the content of the weathercast on-air and on digital platforms, working as a member of its main evening news team; must deliver the daily weather forecasts, record forecasts for multiple broadcast and digital platforms, as well as media partners, also issuing warnings and alerts, producing graphics and maps, and reporting live during severe weather.  Dynamic anchor for its weekend newscasts who can bring a unique combination of journalistic and broadcasting skills to the table, can provide content for local broadcast and digital platforms, as well as maintain a robust presence on WCCU-TV social media pages.  Reporter/videographer (multimedia journalist) who can handle a variety of stories.  Dynamic weekend anchor/reporter who has a clear understanding of how to dig for a story, research it, write it with an edge, can use strong storytelling and TV production to make stories memorable; must have strong writing skills. Apply online at http://sbgi.net.   EOE.    (7/4) 

 

              — Openings at WICS-TV, Springfield, IL:  Weekend anchor/reporter-videographer who will be required to produce daily content on a variety of platforms that include the Web and social networks; must be available nights and on weekends. Experienced videographer who can see beyond the lens, can bring back compelling stories, has a passion for storytelling, can shoot on HD using media cads, can edit on desktops and laptops, has great people skills and has a strong work ethic.   

 

A dynamic reporter who is an outstanding journalist, has a great personality, produces content regularly, has competitive passion to win, is open to innovation, embraces social media and knows how to consistently engage with the audience. Experienced producer who will have day-to-day responsibilities.  Experienced video editor who can edit compelling stories.  Apply online at http://sbgi.net, then send a link or DVD of recent work, with resume to the WICS-TV ND, 2680 E. Cook St., Springfield, IL 62703.  No calls.   EOE   (5/23)

 

                — WRSP-TV, Springfield, IL seeks a dynamic evening anchor with at least two years experience who has a unique combination of journalistic and broadcasting skills and can provide content for use over-the-air and on social media pages.  Apply online at https://www.sbgi.net.   EOE.  (5/14)

 

— Openings at WSIL-TV, Carterville, IL:  A career-minded assistant news director with at least four years managerial experience who has strong leadership skills, can drive WSIL’s editorial process, can constantly guide its multi-media journalists and producers to develop news content on all platforms, manage a continuous flow of information to its digital platforms/mobile devices/social networking sites/local news broadcasts, shines at showcasing content, whether it’s a special project or daily news story, has superior news judgment and can work closely with the assignment editor/social media/digital content manager to ensure comprehensive coverage on all platforms; will oversee daily news operations in partnership with the ND. Bureau reporters who can work remotely in locations throughout the station’s expansive viewing area in four states – Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky and Tennessee.  Passionate and experienced producer whose schedule will include weekends, and will be responsible for generating content for TV, web, mobile and social networking.  Apply online at https://allenmediabroadcasting.com.  EOE.  (5/14)

— Openings at WTMJ-TV, Milwaukee, WI: Specialty reporter (Job #JR028119) who can interview important newsmakers, can ask questions to generate answers that shed light and provide new information viewers would not have found out about otherwise and has the ability to produce long-form stories that add substance and perspective on issues that are relevant and important to Milwaukee as well as southeast Wisconsin. Videographer (Job #JR029063) with at least two years experience who can capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms and can operate various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck/video camera/video editing equipment. Apply online at www.scripps.com.  EOE.   (6/9)

 

— Openings at WDJT-TV, Milwaukee, WI: Morning anchor/reporter who has a passion for covering local news, takes initiative in generating stories, excels in live coverage, ad-libs effortlessly, engages with the community, connects with viewers on all platforms, is energetic and engaging, has strong writing and enterprise reporting skills, has solid news judgment and can work a flexible schedule.  Reporter/videographer who has a passion for covering local news, takes initiative in generating stories, excels in live coverage, ad-libs effortlessly, engages with the community, connects with viewers on broadcast/digital/social platforms is energetic/engaging/experienced/professional, has strong writing and enterprise reporting skills and solid news judgment. Videographer/video editor who can capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms and operate various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment. Send tape/DVD and resume where not otherwise indicated to the WDJT/WYTU-TV HR Dept., 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214, fax (414) 607-8189 and apply online at www.cbs58.com/category/306511/job-openings-at-weigel-broadcasting-milwaukee. EOE  (6/6)

                — WYTU-TV, Milwaukee, WI seeks a fully bilingual anchor/reporter who has a passion for covering local news, takes initiative in generating stories, excels in live coverage, ad-libs effortlessly, engages with the community, connects with viewers on broadcast/digital/social platforms is energetic/engaging/experienced/professional, has strong writing and enterprise reporting skills and solid news judgment. Send tape/DVD and resume where not otherwise indicated to the WDJT/WYTU-TV HR Dept., 809 S. 60th St., Milwaukee, WI 53214, fax (414) 607-8189 and apply online at www.cbs58.com/category/306511/job-openings-at-weigel-broadcasting-milwaukee. EOE  (6/6)

 

— Openings at WMTV, Madison, WI:  Senior/executive producer who is willing to set new expectations, inspires excellence, holds the morning team accountable, can work closely with the ND in shaping and ensuring the execution of the station’s digital-first strategy, promotes high-impact story development and newscast sophistication, is an innovator, can see the big picture, is a stickler for the details and produces error-free work.  Weekend anchor/reporter-videographer who is a dynamic and high-level storyteller, can deliver every day and has investigative and/or consumer reporting experience.  Reporter/videographer (multimedia journalist) with the same abilities. Morning live reporter with the same abilities.  Videographer/video editor who excels at identifying/gathering/editing powerful images and compelling sound and has a track record of producing content that is “on point” creatively/technically/in a brand-focused way for TV and digital platforms.   Apply online at https://gray.tv.   (5/14)

 

— Openings at WKOW-TV, Madison, WI: A strong, high-energy producer for its evening newscasts.  Reporter/videographer with at least one year newsroom experience who can update the Web site and social media platforms, has great news judgment, has good on-air skills can do it all, can work closely with producers and has familiarity with Avid/iNews/Wisconsin news is a plus.  Talented videographer who loves shooting and editing local news and sports.  Rush demo (where appropriate) and resume to Ed Reams, ND, WKOW-TV, 5727 Tokay Blvd., Madison, WI 53719 or e-mail beers@wkow.com.   EOE   (5/14)

    

–Openings at WXOW-TV, La Crosse, WI:  Reporter/videographer who can conduct interviews, can review and correct copy, is clear and concise, responds quickly to breaking news, can edit video, meets deadlines, has good news judgment, can determine a story’s emphasis and can provide information that is complete and accurate.  Demo and resume to Sean Dwyer, ND, WXOW-TV, 30 CTH24, La Crescent, MN 55947 or e-mail at sdwyer@wxow.com.   (5/14)

 

— Openings at WQOW-TV, Eau Claire, WI: Reporter/videographer who can conduct interviews, can review and correct copy, is clear and concise, responds quickly to breaking news, can edit video, meets deadlines, has good news judgment, can determine a story’s emphasis and can provide information that is complete and accurate.  Producer who can serve as the backbone for its 2-1/2 hour Daybreak show.  Talented videographer who loves shooting and editing local news and sports.  Weekend meteorologist for a station that takes weather seriously.  Demo and resume to Kristen Shill, ND, WQOW-TV, at kshill@wqow.com.   (5/14)

— Openings at WLUK-TV, Green Bay, WI:  Creative producer who wins breaking news.  Morning GA reporter who is motivated, energetic and creative.  GA reporter with the same abilities.  News production assistant.   Evening weekend meteorologist.  For job details and to apply, go online to  https://sbgi.net.     (6/6)

 

–Openings at WRTV, Indianapolis, IN:  Reporter/videographer (Job #JR026957) who will take assignments, can evaluate news leads and tips to develop story ideas and can gather and verify factual information regarding stories through interview/observation/research. Apply online at scripps.com/careers/find-a-job.   (5/21)

  

**Openings at WBND-LP, South Bend, IN: Producer to tell the stories about the area that viewers want to hear, so the job isn’t just about getting “it;” this is about being part of it and not a show-stacker. Reporter/videographer who has a passion for covering local news, takes initiative in generating stories, excels in live coverage, ad-libs effortlessly, engages with the community, connects with viewers on broadcast/digital/social platforms is energetic/engaging/experienced/professional, has strong writing and enterprise reporting skills and solid news judgment. Videographer/editor who can deliver high-quality storytelling; the station wants someone and can bring out the emotion of stories through video/editing/dramatic lighting while handling an early morning schedule.  E-mail humanresources@abc57.com.  (6/13)   

             

— Openings at WTHI-TV, Terre Haute, IN:  Reporter-videographer/producer (multimedia journalist) who can combine artistic talent, technical expertise and composition skills to produce images that will provide a visual story on a given topic as assigned.  Experienced meteorologist/reporter-videographer experienced Weather Anchor/MMJ for a station that takes weather seriously, especially when it’s severe.  Apply online at https://allenmediabroadcasting.com.  EOE.  (5/14)

 

–Openings at WTWO-TV, Terre Haute, IN: Reporter-videographer (Job #REQ-16033) who has a passion for covering local news, takes initiative in generating stories, excels in live coverage, ad-libs effortlessly, engages with the community, connects with viewers on broadcast/digital/social platforms is energetic/engaging/experienced/professional, has strong writing and enterprise reporting skills and solid news judgment.  Apply online at https://nexstar.tv.    EOE.  (6/13) 

 

–Openings at KCRG-TV, Cedar Rapids, IA: Producer/reporter-videographer with 1-3 years experience who is strong writer and editor, has a passion for improving storytelling, can shoot and edit video, can research and write news stories, can learn on the fly and can help plan special reports. Anchor/producer/reporter (multimedia journalist) with the same abilities.  Morning anchor with the same abilities.  Producer who can develop and shape news coverage, is a strong writer, has excellent news judgment, is creative in presenting and conveying complex information to an audience, has a strong commitment to local journalism and fostering a caring newsroom with work-life balance and could take part in special projects for live sports broadcasts and live productions using its own production truck and crew.  Reporter who is self-starting, likes to be in control of a story, finds unique ways to present stories, can build interaction with followers online, expects curveballs in story assignments and can multitask.  State capitol reporter who can support and elevate Gray’s Iowa newsrooms, based in Des Moines but working remotely covering all levels of state government, particularly the legislative session each January through April, elections and the Iowa Caucuses. Apply online at http://gray.tv.  (6/13) 

 

— Openings at KWQC-TV Davenport, IA: Content news producer who is ready to start climbing the producing ladder in the broadcast industry and would be responsible for looking for and building fresh local/national/international content into the newscast. Reporter who is self-starting, likes to be in control of a story, finds unique ways to present stories, can build interaction with followers online, expects curveballs in story assignments and can multitask.  State capitol reporter who can support and elevate Gray TV Iowa newsrooms, based in Des Moines while working remotely covering all levels of state government, particularly the legislative session each January through April; this reporter also will have featured roles during elections and the Iowa Caucuses and is all but guaranteed to interview the next President.  Apply online at http://gray.tv.   EOE  (6/6)

 

— Openings at KSDK-TV, St. Louis, MO: Producer who has experience newsgathering for broadcast and the digital desk, deploying crews and tracking multiple things at once, has solid news judgment, has creative writing skills and strong copy-editing skills and has an “audience first” approach to producing and distributing content that meets consumers where they are. Experienced political reporter/videographer (multi-skilled journalist) who can identify/write/produce stories, can research for facts and credibility, can develop and maintain sources, can shoot/write/produce/edit stories, writes well, is well-organized, can calmly handle breaking news and can produce under tight deadlines. Investigative data journalist who is highly motivated and organized, has exceptional data/researching/reporting/writing skills, knows computer-assisted reporting techniques, can collaborate with other members of the special projects unit to generate original/innovative/high-impact stories that affect a large and diverse audience both over-the-air and online; will also serve as the lead producer of KSDK’s distinctive debunking of misinformation and disinformation. Videographer who can capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms. Will also be responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment.  Morning anchor/reporter who won’t settle for last night’s news.  Apply online at https://tegna.jobs.net.   EOE.  (5/21)

 

— Openings at WDAF-TV, Kansas City, MO:  Producer (Job #REQ-15890, REQ-17132, REQ-17129 and REQ-15645) who will produce daily newscast items, decide the order in which stories will be told, write teases and other content, time news programs, edit video, and post video to the website. Reporter (Job #REQ-16755) who can gather facts, interview people on and off-camera, can go live or record stories, is enterprising, is self-motivated and can work independently to follow leads capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms. Will also be responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment. Investigative reporter (Job #REQ15653) who will organize, research, write and produces original investigative news stories for broadcast and digital platforms.  Videographer (Job #REQ-15939) who can capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms. Will also be responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment. Weekend meteorologist (Job #REQ-14930) to anchor weather in weekend newscasts as well as other newscasts during the week who forecasts weather conditions and produces and anchors weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.  Apply online at www.nexstar.tv.  (5/21)

 

Openings at KSNF/KODE-TV, Joplin, MO: Producer/reporter (Job #REQ-#14488) who will produce daily newscast items, decide the order in which stories will be told, write teases and other content, time news programs, edit video, and post video to the website.  Producer (Job #REQ-4536)with the same abilities.  Reporter/anchor (Job #REQ-5781) who can produce content for multiple platforms, work with management to enterprise and develop stories daily, demonstrate compelling storytelling using dynamic live shots and stand-ups, creative graphics, and use of digital and social media platforms, organize material, determine angle or emphasis, write story according to prescribed editorial style and format standards, gather and verify information regarding stories, build network of sources who supply information that allows the Company to stay ahead of its competitors and perform special projects and other duties as assigned.  Assignment editor (Job #REQ-4257).  Reporter (Job #REQ-14236, REQ-9714,  REQ-588 and REQ-3652) who can gather facts, interview  people on and off-camera, can go live or record stories, is enterprising, is self-motivated and can work independently to follow leads capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms. Will also be responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment. Videographer (Job #REQ-1017) who can capture and edit visual content for multiple platforms. Will also be responsible for operating various news gathering equipment, including but not limited to microwave live truck, video camera, and video editing equipment. Meteorologist/producer (Job #REQ-15121, REQ-7031 and REQ-14488) who can forecast for all platforms and reacts quickly to severe weather.  News production assistant (Job #REQ-1235 and REQ-2001).  Apply online at www.nexstar.tv.  (5/21)

 

— Openings at KYTV, Springfield, MO:  Morning co-anchor who is passionate about viewers something to look forward to in the mornings, can solo-anchor when necessary for several hours, values creativity/hard work/enterprise, will be involved in the day-to-day operations of the newsroom, will be a mentor to staff members and can help research stories. A dynamic and energetic morning alert desk anchor who is part producer, part reporter-videographer and is part breaking news anchor, can ad-lib well throughout several hits during a four-hour morning newscast, can get breaking news up quickly that includes video/live cameras/supers/social media, can use sources to confirm stories quickly, can bring research-driven stories to the table daily when there is not breaking news, can maintain urgency when needed in the newscast and be organized off-air to help with the Web site/social media/OTT desk scheduling. Producer who can oversee an hour of news daily including pre-production/graphic/content/editing/writing, is creative, won’t just stack and write a newscast, can showcase each story, brings story ideas to the table daily and can write excellent conversational stories.  Aggressive Jefferson City bureau chief/senior state political reporter/videographer to oversee a growing presence at the Capitol, do daily coverage for the five Gray stations across Missouri, can tell impactful stories that hold elected officials and state agencies accountable and show how these stories effect our viewers through personalization; will also provide enterprise reporting of state and federal candidates/campaigns/issues during elections.  Political reporter/videographer with the same abilities.  Bureau reporters with at least two years experience who are aggressive and passionate about covering local news and weather, value creativity, work hard and enterprise hard news story ideas; the ideal candidate won’t be afraid to head out into the field to cover urgent breaking news, do creative live shots and fight to be the lead every day. Experienced staff and  temporary meteorologists who can be creative on-air and with online/app content, can report on severe weather from the field and in-studio, and can be part of the storm team in all promotions.  Apply online at https://gray.tv.  (6/6)

 

— Openings at KTVO, Kirksville, MO:  Experienced and hands-on news director who has strong leadership skills and a bold style and can foster impact stories with a distinctive focus on accountability reporting.  A dynamic evening anchor/reporter-videographer who is a team leader, has a great personality, plans shows, produces content, has a passion to win, is open to innovation, embraces social media and knows how to engage with the audience.  Morning anchor/producer/reporter with the same abilities.  Motivated, energetic, creative and assertive reporter who thinks and performs outside the box, can enterprise stories, gathers information, is a sound writer, works hard, has a can-do attitude, goes live smoothly and thrives on breaking news.  Morning reporter with the same abilities.  Apply online at https://sbgi.net.   (5/14)

 

— Openings at KOAM-TV, Joplin, MO: Weekend anchor/reporter-videographer who has experience shooting and editing video, writes well, can report on a variety of stories and is a strong anchor.  Dynamic and authentic reporter who has the ability to generate relevant story ideas, can write to video, can execute compelling live shots has solid news judgment, has strong reporting skills, can deliver breaking news with urgency and context, is a true team player and brings positive, inclusive energy to the newsroom; must be a critical thinker, knows the right questions to ask is a versatile and enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient and works well under tight deadlines. Producer with 1-3 years experience who is strong writer and editor and has a passion for improving storytelling. Demo and resume to the KOAM-TV HR Dept., 2950 NE Highway 69 P.O. Box 659. Pittsburg, KS 66762-0659.    (5/14)

 

                — Openings at WLKY-TV, Louisville, KY: Experienced, take-charge senior producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts, has a track record of being creative and aggressive with breaking news, works well under deadline, has the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear manner, has excellent news judgment, is flexible and has a positive can-do attitude. Dynamic and authentic reporter who has the ability to generate relevant story ideas, can write to video, can execute compelling live shots has solid news judgment, has strong reporting skills, can deliver breaking news with urgency and context, is a true team player and  brings positive, inclusive energy to the newsroom; must be a critical thinker, knows the right questions to ask is a versatile and enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient and works well under tight deadlines; anchoring experience is a plus, for fill-in opportunities. Videographer who shoots and edits video of various news events and edits tape of stories/pictures for daily news broadcasts and the station’s website, shooting stories in a compelling and brand-focused way to attract the largest audience available to the station’s newscasts; must also post text, video, and still images in a way that increases page views for the station websites and creates excitement across the station’s social media platforms.  Assignment editor who can also contribute to online updates.  Apply online at https://hearsttelevision.com.  (5/21)

 

— Openings at WBKO-TV, Bowling Green, KY:  Energetic and highly motivated anchor/producer who is a well-organized newsroom leader who can make quick and sound judgment calls on stories and can live and breathes the station’s “Local. First. Now” brand.  Producer with 1-3 years experience who is strong writer and editor and has a passion for improving storytelling.  Full-time and part-time reporter who can produce packages and features, work to gather and edit compelling video and sound, provide live coverage and post content to Web and mobile platforms and contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day.  Apply online at http://gray.tv.   EOE    (5/22)

 

–Openings at WYMT-TV, Hazard, KY: News director who will lead/mentor/develop the next generation of broadcast journalists, is a dynamic news professional who excels with high expectations/passion/dedication, is aggressive in pursuing breaking news and will lead and manage news coverage for WYMT and a powerful group of digital and social platforms in a visual and viewer-oriented storytelling style. Anchor/reporter who can also produce and edit video for daily newscasts, produce packages and features, work to gather and edit compelling video and sound, provide live coverage, produce and post content to Web and mobile platforms and contribute pictures, video and text updates to mobile platforms consistently throughout the day.  Producer with 1-3 years experience who is strong writer and editor and has a passion for improving storytelling.  Reporter/videographer (multimedia journalist) who is self-starter and expects curveballs in story assignments.  Sports anchor/reporter who is aggressive and sports-minded for a station that is focused on LOCAL sports.  Apply online at http://gray.tv.   (5/21) 

 

                –Openings at WBNS-TV, Columbus, OH:  Weekend anchor/reporter who is deeply committed to local news, regularly breaks stories in their market and gets noticed, is an excellent storyteller, is a developer of sources, understands that the news cycle extends to multiple platforms and can create unique and shareable stories for all platforms. An experienced producer who is a strong writer and editor and has a passion for improving storytelling. Reporter/videographer (multimedia journalist) with the same abilities. Assignment and digital editor who can dispatch crews, provide Web updates and own breaking news on all platforms.  Apply online at www.tegna.com.   (5/21)

 

— Openings at KBJR-TV, Duluth, MN:  A smart, competitive primary producer who can take a lead role over the air/online/on social media and knows the difference between stacking a show and creating a memorable newscast that meets audience needs.  Evening anchor who can do it all and relishes being a leader, working closely with producers and reporters to develop content for multiple newscasts, as well as content for Web/mobile/social media platforms; must do reporting and producing a needed. Morning anchor/reporter with the same abilities.  A hardworking, creative reporter/videographer who is a journalist and loves telling stories with memorable characters, strong visuals and natural sound.  A bright and energetic meteorologist for weekend morning newscasts who can deliver accurate forecasts.  Apply online at https://gray.tv.   (5/21)

 

— Openings at KTTC-TV, Rochester, MN: Producer/reporter-videographer (multimedia journalist) who has mastered producing basics, has a demonstrated commitment to story showcasing using targeted layering, embraces the concept of a hungry rundown, aggressively adds “happening now” live content and real time social interaction.   Reporter/videographer who aggressively adds “happening now” live content and real time social interaction.  Meteorologist who a passion for weather to work in an area that gets everything from tornadoes to blizzards, and plenty of beautiful days between. A state capitol reporter to support and elevate its Iowa newsrooms. Demo and resume to the KTTC-TV HR Dept., 6301 Bandel Rd. NW, Rochester, MN 55901 or apply online at https://gray.tv.  (5/21)

 

                — Openings at KNBN-TV, Rapid City, SD:  Reporter/videographer (multimedia journalist) who can produce stories on a daily basis to all platforms.  Apply online at https://newscenter1.com.     (5/14)

 

— Openings at WDTN/WBDT-TV, Dayton, OH:  Producer (Job #REQ-16193) who knows how to create memorable newscasts, has a track record of being creative and aggressive with breaking news, works well under deadline, has the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a clear manner, has excellent news judgment, is flexible and has a positive can-do attitude. Weekend morning anchor (Job #14774) who is engaging with viewers on-air and on the desk, has a knack for telling enterprise stories, knows the importance of the role social media plays in serving the community, is a team player and is eager to learn and grow.  Weekend sports anchor/reporter (Job #REQ-!4993) who can write and deliver sports stories in a clear and concise manner, has knowledge of teams/players/storylines, especially those relevant to the Miami Valley at the professional and colligate levels can travel as needed and can respond to breaking sports news and events and other situations.   Weekend video editor (Job #REQ-17326).  Apply online at https://nexstar.tv.  (5/21)

 

–Openings at WNCT-TV, Greenville, NC:  Morning anchor/producer (Job #16267) who is engaging with viewers on-air and on the desk, has a knack for telling enterprise stories, knows the importance of the role social media plays in serving the community, is a team player and is eager to learn and grow.  Weekend meteorologist (Job #REQ-12360) who can accurately forecast weather conditions and produce and anchors weather reports for all platforms in a manner that is clear/engaging/meaningful to news consumers. Morning meteorologist (Job #REQ-15648) with the same abilities.  Reporter/videographer (multimedia journalist-Job #REQ-16860) who is a born storyteller, lives for current events, Tape, resume and references to the WNCT-TV ND, 221 S. Evans Street, Greenville, NC 27834 AND apply online at www.nexstar.tv/careers.   EOE   (5/21)

               

–Openings at WITN-TV, Greenville, NC:  Dynamic newscast producer who is a born storyteller, lives for current events, has excellent news judgment, writes well, has a knack for showcasing stories for the viewer, is driven and creative, works well with a team of talented professionals to create compelling newscasts and has a clear understanding of the relationship between broadcast and digital/OTT platforms as well as how to build a newscast as opposed to stacking stories.  Reporter/videographer (multimedia journalist) who is a born storyteller, lives for current events, enterprises hard news lead stories, won’t pitch the latest press release, has a knack for communication, a passion for videography, and speaks the social media language. Apply online at https://gray.tv.   (5/21)

  

–Openings at WIS-TV, Columbia, SC: Reporter/videographer (multimedia journalist) who is a born storyteller, lives for current events, enterprises hard news lead stories, won’t pitch the latest press release, has a knack for communication and a passion for videography.  Morning anchor/reporter who can co-anchor its Sunrise newscasts who is more than a news reader, is as comfortable delivering breaking news and in-depth investigative reporting as talking about the weather and interviewing important figures and has the ability to engage a sophisticated audience on air and on digital platforms.  Morning producer who is a journalist and storyteller, is a news junkie with a drive for producing engaging content for all platforms (digital and broadcast).and must be able to gather and showcase engaging/new/shareable content. Dynamic and experienced sports anchor/reporter who can create daily content and dominate sports coverage on a beat that has it all when it comes to sports – the University of South Carolina Gamecocks, Clemson Tigers, Carolina Panthers, high profile High School sports, and the home of the Masters, Augusta National Golf Course, just down the road; must believe in comprehensive coverage and superior storytelling, in providing digital depth so viewers are informed on all platforms, produce several on-air sports specials a year and travel when our teams are Chasing a Championship.  Apply online at www.gray.tv.   (5/14)

 

–Openings at WCSC-TV, Charleston, SC:  Producer who is a news junkie, has the creative vision to inspire, can multitask well, has a sense of urgency, strives for excellence, has impeccable news judgment, has creative vision and takes an aggressive attitude toward coverage. Reporter/videographer (multimedia journalist) who can enterprise hard news lead stories, not pitch the news release of the day; will not be a feature reporter; the station wants someone to report hard news lead stories viewers can’t get anywhere else; must be prepared to write FOIA requests, examine documents and agendas and find stories that truly matter to people. Apply online at https://gray.tv.   (5/21)

 

— Openings at WYFF-TV, Greenville, SC:  A strong, take-charge producer who knows how to create memorable newscasts, has a track record of being creative and aggressive, has the ability to make decisions and communicate the plan in a manner that is clear and concise, has good news judgment, has a can-do attitude, has a track record of winning the big story/breaking news/weather, is fast and calm under pressure and is able to play well in a room of same-minded pros.  Reporter/videographer who can construct packages, can broker information on a variety of topics, can coordinate with producers and the assignment desk, can generate story ideas, and can shoot/write/edit stories.  Videographer who can capture the essence of a story and bring it to viewers vividly.  A highly motivated and creative news editor who has an excellent eye for visual compelling storytelling and is passionate about combining strong writing and storytelling with great pictures and sound.  Apply online at https://hearst.com.    (5/14)

 

–Openings at WHNS-TV, Greenville, SC:  Experienced reporter who has strong writing skills, great news judgment and creative enterprise thinking; must possess a polished presentation to deliver the news and other content, have an energetic personality with strong people skills and excellent writing ability and can write, report, post to the web and participate regularly in community projects outside of normal work hours. Sports reporter/anchor whose philosophy is focused on superior storytelling, in depth digital coverage and what sports viewers really want to know, finding the story behind the story for the Clemson Tigers, USC Gamecocks, Carolina Panthers and high profile prep sports.  Producer who can produce daily newscast items, decide the order in which stories will be told, write teases and other content, time news programs, edit video and post video to the website.  Videographer who shoots and edits video of various news events and edits stories/pictures for daily news broadcasts; this position edits newscasts. Morning meteorologist who can develop weather forecasts for the highly rated 5 ½ hour morning newscast, post timely digital information and present news during newscasts and weather cut-ins and on social media platforms; may include occasional reporting on weather topics/ or general topics.  Apply to https://gray.tv.   (5/14)

 

— Openings at WBTW-TV, Myrtle Beach, SC:  Executive producer (Job #REQ-16476) who will help lead the station’s day-to-day coverage decisions over the air and online, is a positive and servant leader who can calmly make good decisions in high-pressure situations, can solve problems, can make the most efficient use of time and resources, and maintain a positive culture through decisions that are respectful of employees’ lives in and out of work. Producer (Job #REG-16635) who loves the fast pace of news and finding the most compelling way to present the day’s stories, using top-of-the-line resources to make your show (and reel) shine: robotic cameras, a beautiful set with lots of screens, a graphic artist, and a seasoned team of anchors; the ideal candidate will have a competitive attitude and work hard to grow into bigger roles.  Reporter/videographer (Job #REQ-15856) who can construct packages, can broker information on a variety of topics, can coordinate with producers and the assignment desk, can generate story ideas, and can shoot/write/edit stories.  Bureau reporter (Job #REQ-15089) with the same abilities.  Off-air digital reporter/producer (Job #REQ-13865) with the same abilities.  Apply online at  https://nexstar.tv.    (6/13)

 

SMALL PRINT:

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