Digital Content Editor

Company: Gray Television
Company Website
Location: Quincy, IL
Full Time

WGEM-TV, the dominant #1 station and technologically advanced NBC affiliate in Quincy, Illinois, seeks a Digital Content Editor to produce and oversee daily content on our multiple digital platforms, including our legacy website, multiple mobile apps, social media and our soon-to-launch OTT app and OTT live desk, which will contribute to Gray TV’s Local News Live, a growing national network of live streaming and digital content. What is Local News LIVE? Watch this video!

The ideal candidate for this job has a firm grasp of how local news content is created and consumed in both the broadcast and digital arenas. You will collaborate with our award-winning journalists and be a key member of our Content Hub team, working closely with the Executive Producer and Digital Content Director as part of the editorial decision-making team for our broadcast and digital platforms.

This is an excellent opportunity to start a management growth track.

Minimum requirements include a college degree in journalism or similar, outstanding writing ability, excellent communication, self-motivation, and organizational skills. Must thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

Experience with Avid iNews, Avid Media Composer, Word Press and Social News Desk is a benefit.

Additional Info:
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Send your resume, references and a link to your newscast air check to:
Mail hard copies to:
Chad Mahoney, News Director
513 Hampshire, Quincy, IL 62301