Gray Television, Inc. is a television broadcast company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia whose primary mission is to provide quality news and entertainment services to the local markets in which the Company operates. Gray Television, Inc. owns and operates television stations and leading digital assets in markets throughout the United States.
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!
POSITION: Multimedia Journalist
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 curveballs in story assignments and know how to adapt in each situation.
Anchor/producing opportunities could be possible in the future.
You will be trained to operate the live mobile backpacks.
Responsibilities include reporting, editing and extensive use of social media. You will be responsible for participation and contribution to several platforms.
HOURS: To be determined. (INCLUDES HOLIDAYS AND POSSIBLE WEEKENDS)
EXPERIENCE: College degree and previous TV news experience preferred. Must exhibit good news judgment, have the ability to make quick and accurate decisions, have good communication skills, be able to work under deadline pressure.
Must possess a valid driver’s license and good driving record. Pre-employment and random drug screening are a condition of employment.
Please visit https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings for more information or to apply for this position.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Open until further notice.
GRAY TELEVISION, INC. IS A DRUG FREE WORKPLACE AND AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. EMPLOYMENT DISCRIMINATION BECAUSE OF AGE, RACE, COLOR, RELIGION, NATIONAL ORIGIN, DISABILITY, OR GENDER IS PROHIBITED.
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