JOB OPENING: News Content 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, we strive to inform, inspire and illuminate our community. KWQC-TV6 is the first and foremost choice of information and entertainment for our customers.
JOB DESCRIPTION: Do you like to coordinate things? Piece together content and figure out the best way to explain a story to a person? Do you like to do research and find information that no one else will have for the viewer? The qualified candidate must have a passion for storytelling through video, sound and graphics. This person must strive to find interesting details no other news organization reports and package those details in an accurate, creative and engaging newscast. Our producers must also find ways to interact with the viewer on the television screen and on their other screens such as mobile devices and IPads. Duties include determining the composition and flow of the newscast, selecting video, finding the latest information, writing stories and team-building. We’re looking for a person who understands all things digital, including social media trends. KWQC-TV6 is a leader in our community, because we put our community first every day. We are looking for a person with the same passion. The candidate not only has opportunities to put together award-winning newscasts with anchors and reporters, but work on special projects and investigative stories, shoot video themselves on digital exclusive features.
QUALIFICATIONS: A college degree in journalism or related field. Experience is a plus. in lieu of a college degree, applicants with 5 or more years of experience will be considered. Must have a valid drivers’ license and be insurable.
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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