• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Rockford,IL

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 WIFR:

WIFR is owned by Gray Television, Inc. and is a CBS affiliate. We are located in beautiful Northern Illinois with Chicago, Madison, and Milwaukee in our backyard. The Rockford market is an excellent choice for individuals interested in gaining broadcasting experience as well as those looking to make this area their home. Rockford – Small Town Charm with Big City Convenience!

Job Summary/Description:

23 WIFR in Rockford, Illinois, is searching for an enterprising and dedicated Sports Anchor/Multimedia Journalist. The perfect individual will be able to write, edit and shoot engaging, informative and compelling news and sports content; develop and execute enterprise stories on a regular basis; consistently contribute to news and sports content on the stations social media and digital platforms; maintain an unequivocal commitment to accuracy, fairness and ethics; meet daily production deadlines; and other duties as assigned.

You will shoot, write and edit news packages for air, as well as produce content for our website and social media pages. Our MMJs bring ideas to the table, aren't afraid to dig for the story and pay close attention to detail. We need people who relate the news and incorporate "real people" in their work.

Please note – primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above 

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Our fast-paced industry requires journalists who can work on a deadline and can adapt to breaking news. Candidates must have a working knowledge of all social media platforms, strong writing skills and a solid on-air delivery. Good news judgment with ability to make quick and accurate decisions is essential. Must possess a valid driver's license and good driving record.

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)
 

WIFR-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 prior to or by 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.

http://www.gray.tv/careers