Full Time Job

Multimedia Journalist

WEEK

East Peoria, IL 10-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Multimedia Journalist - WEEK

About WEEK:

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:
Our Award winning; duopoly WEEK- NBC & ABC is looking for a Multimedia Journalist who will fight for the lead story and showcase their work on multiple platforms every day. You will produce stories for our newscasts, but also provide content for online, mobile platforms and social media sites.

Must report breaking news with urgency, impact and deliver quality reporting in high pressure deadline situations -
- Pitch viable, developed story ideas
- Develop and cultivate sources
- Shoot, write, edit a minimum of one package and one vosot per shift

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field, preferred
- Strong verbal and written communication skills including excellent news writing and visual story-telling ability
- Familiarity with digital video cameras, non-linear editing, and Social Media platforms
- Willingness to work evenings, weekends and possible holidays
- Valid Driver's License

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g4jv41-3-236-232-99-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WEEK

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.