KWQC-TV6 is a dominant NBC affiliate, serving Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois as the Quad Cities' #1 station for news, information and entertainment programming. KWQC-TV6 has the most experienced team in the market. They strive to keep their viewers safe and informed while guiding them through the ever-evolving digital world. We are also a station that gives video journalists time to pursue in-depth pieces, not just day-turns. The Quad Cities area is located right on the Mississippi River just 3 hours from Chicago, 2 from Des Moines, 4 from St. Louis and 5.5 from Minneapolis/St. Paul.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Candidate would also be part of a new generation of video journalists expected to also know how to produce entire newscasts when needed, giving reporters a bigger picture of how their stories play into an entire day of coverage. Reporters are expected to build their interaction with followers online throughout the day with a digital-first mentality. Candidate should not only handle, but expect curveballs in story assignments and be ready to go live at any point.
The qualified applicant will have a college degree with previous experience in a newsroom as a reporter, photographer, and/or video journalist. Must have a valid drivers' license and be insurable. Ideal candidate must have experience going live on television.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to lift and/or carry and manage news photography and lighting equipment. You are also frequently exposed to outside conditions.
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d88e6q-3-236-117-38-42 in your application.