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Multimedia Journalist


Rockford, IL 04-22-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Multimedia Journalist - WIFR

About WIFR:

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!

Job Summary/Description:

The perfect individual will be able to write, edit and shoot engaging, informative and compelling news content; develop and execute enterprise stories on a regular basis; consistently contribute to news content on the stations social media and digital platforms; maintain an unequivocal commitment to accuracy, fairness and ethics; meet daily production deadlines; and other duties as assigned.

Responsibilities and duties include, but not limited to:
* Reporting
* Editing
* 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
* Must possess a valid driver's license and good driving record. Mandatory drug screening

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Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g65ynq-34-231-247-88-42 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.