The Illinois Broadcasters Association’s Station of the Year and dominant #1 NBC affiliate seeks a Weekend Anchor.
Known for journalistic excellence, WGEM News has won National Edward R. Murrow Awards, multiple Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, Regional Emmy® Awards, and is the recipient of dozens of state broadcasters’ association awards in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri each year.
The station, located in Quincy, Illinois, seeks a hands-on experienced journalist to produce and anchor Saturday and Sunday newscasts, post digital content and work closely with weekend reporters. In addition to weekend duties, this position includes reporting three days a week.
The successful candidate will have proven skills to develop sources, work a beat and own the lead story every day. This position requires on-camera reporting, newscast producing, anchoring, photojournalism and non-linear editing skills. Weekday fill-in anchoring is also possible.
Experience with Avid iNews, Avid Media Composer, Word Press and Social News Desk is a benefit.
Applicants must have a degree in journalism and on air television experience.
Email your resume, references and a link to your work to email@example.com, or mail to:
Chad Mahoney, News Director, WGEM
513 Hampshire, Quincy, IL 62301
WGEM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.