• Full Time
  • Anywhere




WQAD News 8 is looking for a dynamic and engaging Morning MSJ to join our team!  This person would report for Good Morning Quad Cities five days a week, and fill-in anchor as needed.


The successful candidate is a team player and newsroom leader with excellent communication skills.  The candidate should be comfortable delivering live reports every day and covering breaking news as needed.  This candidate will be expected to generate their own story ideas that will be impactful to a morning and midday audience. 


Broadcast skills are important and so is the ability to write for all platforms.  The ideal candidate must have a good understanding of social media, emerging platforms, and have a strong social presence. 



  • Deliver on-air news reports in an engaging and accurate manner.
  • Enterprise compelling content that can lead shows, break news and drive an audience to watch.
  • Develop news sources for general assignment and special areas of interest.
  • Need to have or develop skills to shoot, write and edit content for air as a multiskilled journalist.
  • Write and post daily on all digital platforms and social media.
  • Transmit and present exciting live reports.
  • Anchor newscasts as needed
  • Perform other tasks as required by supervisor.


1 – 3 years



  • A Bachelors of Science or a Bachelors of Arts in journalism, communications or other related degree is preferred.
  • Possess a clear understanding of the tenets of professional, ethical journalism.
  • Strong awareness of current events, especially at the local and regional level
  • Must have organizational skills and be able to work under pressure with strict deadlines.
  • Knowledge of ENPS and Edius is a plus


Work Environment: Outdoors

Physical Demands: Light work

Travel: Occasionally: 10-25%

Work Environment Set: Outdoors: performed in various outdoor environmental conditions

Physical Demands Set: Light work: Involves sitting most of the time, walking, lifting, bending, standing, etc.


TEGNA Inc. (NYSE: TGNA) is an innovative media company that serves the greater good of our communities. Across platforms, TEGNA tells empowering stories, conducts impactful investigations and delivers innovative marketing solutions. With 64 television stations in 51 U.S. markets, TEGNA is the largest owner of top 4 network affiliates in the top 25 markets among independent station groups, reaching approximately 39 percent of all television households nationwide. TEGNA also owns leading multicast networks True Crime Network and Quest. TEGNA Marketing Solutions (TMS) offers innovative solutions to help businesses reach consumers across television, digital and over-the-top (OTT) platforms, including Premion, TEGNA’s OTT advertising service. For more information, visit http://www.TEGNA.com.


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TEGNA Inc. is a proud equal opportunity employer. We are a drug free, EEO employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, personal appearance, sexual orientation, gender identity, family responsibilities, disability, enrollment in college or vocational school, political affiliation, veteran status or genetic information. TEGNA complies with all applicable laws related to accommodations.

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