News Producer

Company: Gray Television
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Location: Quincy, IL
Full Time

Details:
WGEM-TV, the dominant NBC affiliate in Quincy, Illinois, has an opportunity for a News Producer to produce our #1 newscasts and provide content to our digital platforms.
Your focus will be on producing real-time content for our broadcast and digital platforms. You’ll be coached and challenged every day to achieve your full potential, while working in a brand-new digital newsroom. Click here to see photos of our newsroom.

You will collaborate with a team of energized journalists. WGEM News is a recipient of multiple Emmys and Edward R. Murrow Awards. The newsroom has also been recognized for journalistic excellence time and again by broadcasting organizations in Illinois, Missouri, and Iowa.

Experience:
A strong writing background is a must, along with a fluency in both broadcast news and web-based information sharing.

Requirements:
– Four year college degree preferred with significant news gathering, writing and producing experience.
– Strong writing skills are critical.
– Clear understanding of the principles of broadcast journalism. Ability to demonstrate personal characteristics such as professionalism, persuasiveness and aggressiveness which are necessary for effective news writing.
– Prior experience using news computer software programs is preferred.

Contact:
Send your resume, references and a link to your newscast air check to:
cmahoney@wgem.com
or mail hard copies to:
Chad Mahoney, News Director, WGEM
513 Hampshire, Quincy, IL 62301

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