Investigative Reporter/Producer

JOB OPENING: Investigative Reporter/Producer

KWQC-TV6 is a dominant NBC affiliate, serving Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois as the Quad Cities’ #1 station for news, information and entertainment programming. KWQC-TV6 has the most experienced team in the market. They strive to keep their viewers safe and informed while guiding them through the ever-evolving digital world. The Quad Cities area is located right on the Mississippi River just 2.5 hours from Chicago, 2 from Des Moines, 4 from St. Louis and 5.5 from Minneapolis/St. Paul.

JOB DESCRIPTION: We are looking for a person dedicated to finding the stories behind the press releases, the official statements, and the regular news of the day. He/she would become the go-to person to dig up background, reviews, supplemental information on important stories of the day while fostering bigger stories aimed at protecting our viewers and their families from crime, fraud, financial waste and problems within our schools. Our new investigative reporter will help us grow our investigative brand even more by exploring ways to show information in a visually-compelling way online and pursuing interviews that show great storytelling ability on TV. Sometimes this producer/reporter will be expected to guide other general assignments reporters through their own projects in digging up information
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QUALIFICATIONS: A college degree in journalism, broadcasting or related field. Experience in navigating through FOIA requests is a must along with background in looking through legal materials. A strong candidate will have experience with data journalism and/or know their way around a courthouse. He/she must know how to operate their own camera and know how to edit. Must have a valid drivers’ license and be insurable.

TO APPLY:

Qualified applicants can apply at www.gray.tv/applynow.

EOE M/F/D/V ~ Drug screen required.

KWQC-TV6 is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in the hiring, training, or promotion of employees by reasons of race, color, religion, sex, marital status, physical or mental handicap, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, national origin, or age.

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