Full Time Job

Multimedia Journalist

Gray Television

Quincy, IL 03-08-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WGEM:

WGEM-TV is a dominant NBC affiliate, serving west central Illinois, northeast Missouri, and southeast Iowa. As the Tri-States' #1 source for news, information, and entertainment programming, we strive to inform and inspire. WGEM has an unwavering commitment to providing great journalism across multiple platforms. In addition to NBC, WGEM also broadcasts FOX, CW, ME-TV, and local radio stations. WGEM operates the Illinois State Capitol Bureau out of Springfield, Illinois.

WGEM newscasts have regularly ranked among the nation's top NBC affiliates in market share. We are perennial winners of Murrow Awards, Emmy Awards, and State Broadcaster Association Awards from Illinois, Missouri, and Iowa. We have used that news dominance to help our Tri-State communities collect food, gather coats, host blood drives, and raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for local charities.

Job Summary/Description:

WGEM is looking for a multimedia journalist to join our Emmy award-winning news team. We are seeking qualified candidates who have a passion for story-telling and news gathering, with a strong understanding of how news is delivered on multiple platforms. You will shoot, write and edit content for our digital and broadcast platforms. During newscasts, you may be teamed with a photojournalist for active LIVE storytelling.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
- Shooting, writing, and editing daily content for newscasts, web, and social media.
- Enterprise story ideas and build local contacts.
- Perform other duties necessary to assist the newsroom as assigned by management.
- Present information in a fair, unbiased manner, insuring the information is accurate and of interest to viewers.

• Preferred qualifications include Bachelor's Degree in journalism, communications or related field. Experience with news and video editing software is a benefit. A valid driver's license is a must. Solid technical and computer skills, and understanding of how content is turned on multiple media platforms. Ability to handle moderate stress on a regular basis, meet daily and long range deadlines, work well with others in a team atmosphere

Interested applicants can, go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload resume, and references

WGEM-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d5ov30-3-239-6-58-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Gray Television

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.