About Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 101 television markets. Upon closing pending transaction, Gray will own television stations serving 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households. We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.
WEEK-TV is an award-winning station that leads the community in local news coverage and community involvement. It operates a number of TV stations in the Peoria, IL television market including WEEK 25 (NBC), Heart of Illinois ABC, and Peoria-Bloomington's CW.
Our Award winning; duopoly WEEK- NBC & ABC is looking for a Multimedia Journalist who will fight for the lead story and showcase their work on multiple platforms every day. You will produce stories for our newscasts, but also provide content for online, mobile platforms and social media sites.
Must report breaking news with urgency, impact and deliver quality reporting in high pressure deadline situations –
– Pitch viable, developed story ideas
– Develop and cultivate sources
– Shoot, write, edit a minimum of one package and one vosot per shift
– Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field, preferred
– Strong verbal and written communication skills including excellent news writing and visual story-telling ability
– Familiarity with digital video cameras, non-linear editing, and Social Media platforms
– Willingness to work evenings, weekends and possible holidays
– Valid Driver's License
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.
HOW TO APPLY
Come join our dynamic team, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”