Full Time Job

Assistant News Director - TV


East Peoria, IL 02-08-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Assistant News Director - WEEK TV

About WEEK-TV:

WEEK-TV is an award-winning station that leads the community in local news coverage and community involvement. It operates a number of TV stations in the Peoria, IL television market including WEEK 25 (NBC), Heart of Illinois ABC, and Peoria-Bloomington's CW.

Job Summary/Description:

The candidate will be the manager in charge of the 25News Newsroom in the evening and will help guide producer teams and reporters in the production of our newscasts. The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of managerial experience. This candidate will be a proven, dedicated, and hardworking broadcast and digital journalist with solid line-producing experience, strong editorial judgment, and consistent participation in building newscasts from start to finish.

The major responsibilities include supervising reporters, anchors, videographers, and producers while reviewing scripts and rundowns and directing news coverage. Supervise digital producers in posting the latest news, updating continual coverage, and using online and social media resources to serve our readers.

Please note - primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above

- Proven track record of storytelling across multiple platforms.
- Continual history of at least three years of line-producing successful, compelling, informative, and accurate newscasts. Solid people skills with an emphasis on coaching and motivating. Problem-solver-level experience in the production of live newscasts.

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WEEK-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-gw306n-100-26-196-222-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.