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Multi-Media Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WEEK-TV and WHOI-TV in Peoria, Illinois, are looking for a Multi-Media Journalist, Reporter-Photographer combination.

We’re searching for a creative journalist to help write, produce and report news in Central Illinois. Anyone hired for this position is expected to be cross-trained to anchor news and weathercasts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This person will primarily help write and create content for our very successful web site CINewsNow.com.

This position will be focused on producing content for the web site, including news stories, web casts and other material including much work with our social media sites.

At WEEK, WHOI & WAOE, we produce nine newscasts, fully eleven of news daily. We operate in a fully digital plant with the latest ENPS, Ross Overdrive and Panasonic P2 digital field gear.

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates should have 1-2 years of reporting and/or anchoring experience and be able to cover a variety of assignments. We are looking for a strong writer, someone with sharp news judgment and the ability to work well with others. We’re also looking for someone who is a self-starter and who can generate his or her own story ideas. Experience producing and computer skills as well as advanced Internet skills are a real plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send a DVD or reel link, resume and a letter of interest to Human Resources, WEEK-TV, 2907 Springfield Road, East Peoria, IL 61611 EOE

DEADLINE: 2013-09-30