• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Davenport,IA

Gray Television

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About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 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. 

About Station:

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 Summary/Responsibilities:

KWQC is looking to expand and grow our digital content, are you up to the challenge? A candidate should have a passion for news gathering, strong news judgment, and the ability to thrive in breaking news situations. Candidates are expected to be able to think quickly and clearly and display strong leadership and organizational skills. This job requires flexible hours and the ability to produce compelling breaking news for our digital platforms and on-air. Candidates should craft compelling headlines and social media posts to create maximum engagement with every news story. They also can work independently to act on news tips and confirm details with officials. Also, have a working understanding of AP-style writing.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

– Producing dynamic written and video news content in a fast-paced environment for distribution across all KWQC digital and streaming platforms, including KWQC.com, our news app, digital news desk, and social media
– Working quickly to send out breaking news, weather, and traffic alerts, including push notifications
– Collaborating with digital team members and the newsroom to produce and distribute news content
– Posting to our social media platforms using digital publishing tools, video editing software, and other resources
– Creating innovative and user-friendly elements for consumption across our platforms
– Additional duties as assigned, including conducting interviews for stories to appear in a digital format or on air

Qualifications/Requirements:

– 1-2 years experience producing digital news and social media content preferred
– Ability to effectively multitask and prioritize tasks to meet numerous deadlines
– BA or BS in Journalism/Communications/English or equivalent background

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KWQC-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Additional Info:

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.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.


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HOW TO APPLY

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.

https://gray.tv/careers