Known for journalistic excellence, WGEM News has won National Edward R. Murrow Awards, multiple Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, and Regional Emmy® Awards, and is the recipient of dozens of state broadcasters' association awards in Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri each year.
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 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, ensuring the information is accurate and of interest to viewers.
• ️ Preferred qualifications include a 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, and work well with others in a team atmosphere
Interested applicants can go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload resume, and references
(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)
WGEM-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company
Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to or by the first workday.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0oj0m-3-235-60-197-42 in your application.