WIFR is owned by Gray Television, Inc. and is a CBS affiliate. We are located in beautiful Northern Illinois with Chicago, Madison, and Milwaukee in our backyard. The Rockford market is an excellent choice for individuals interested in gaining broadcasting experience as well as those looking to make this area their home. Rockford – Small Town Charm with Big City Convenience!
WIFR needs a self-starter who tells a great story, finds unique ways to present information to viewers and can shoot good video. You must have a strong on-air delivery, sharp social media skills and excellent people skills. Must also have the ability to not only handle but expect curve balls in story assignments and know how to adapt in each situation. College degree and previous newsroom experience. Good news judgment with ability to make quick and accurate decisions, creative writing, good communication skills, and the ability to work under deadline pressure. Valid driver's license and a good driving record essential. Pre-employment and random drug screening are a condition of employment.
Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
* Reporting from Anchor Desk
* Web and Social Media - participation and contribution to several platforms
* Strong on-air delivery and ability to shoot good video
* Sharp social media, communication and people skills
* Good news judgment with ability to make quick and accurate decisions
* Ability to work under deadline pressure
If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now''
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d895zq-3-215-177-171-42 in your application.