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 are market leader in news, digital and social media in the Quad Cities.
KWQC-TV6 has the most experienced team in this market. We strive to keep our viewers informed and safe while guiding them through the ever-evolving digital world. The Quad Cities area is located right on the Mississippi River, it is a great place to make your mark as a journalist, but also a great place to live, just ask our anchors who have made the QC their home. Being located on the Iowa/Illinois border, journalists get to hone their skills covering a wide variety of stories, but also politics from both states.
JOB DESCRIPTION: KWQC-TV6 is looking for an effective and energetic Anchor. In addition to being an outstanding journalist, you need to be a team leader. This ideal candidate will display professionalism and personality, both on and off air. Our anchors are leaders who participate in the planning of our newscasts and help produce content. Candidates must also possess strong presentation skills, strong work ethic, broad knowledge of current affairs, the ability to work effectively with a team of professionals, have a strong social media presence.
Primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Produce and write newscasts as needed
• Find creative ways to showcase newscast
• Anchor newscast
• Oversee news content
• Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's Degree or comparable experience.
- Demonstrated track record of covering news
- At least three years' experience as a reporter or anchor
- Confident & experienced performance on-air
- Ability to handle breaking news on-air, on digital and behind the scenes
EOE M/F/D/V ~ Drug screen required.
KWQC-TV6 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, KWQC-TV6 complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which Gray Television 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.
KWQC-TV6 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 KWQC-TV6 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.
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HOW TO APPLY
Qualified applicants can apply at https://gray.tv/careers#current openings