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Managing Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WMBD-TV & WYZZ-TV, the CBS & FOX duopoly serving the Peoria and Bloomington/Normal, IL market is looking for a newsroom leader who can multi-task with the best of them. The Managing Editor plays a vital role in the day-to-day newsgathering process. You will work closely with the News Director on daily coverage and longer-term projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include, but not limited to, taking charge of present and future assignments, brainstorming solid story ideas on a daily basis, running the morning and afternoon editorial meetings, calling on developing stories, and copy-editing reporter scripts.

REQUIREMENTS:
The ideal candidate will have a background in journalism and a minimum of 3-4 years experience as a producer and/or assignment editor.
A working knowledge of the central Illinois area is helpful.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send resume, references, and other related material to: Rick Moll, News Director, WMBD/WYZZ-TV, 3131 N. University, Peoria, IL 61604 or email rmoll@wmbd.com. No calls please. M/F-EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-05-15