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Photojournalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WGEM-TV, the dominant #1 station and technologically advanced NBC affiliate in Quincy, Illinois, seeks a fulltime photojournalist.

WGEM News is a continuous local information source with an immediate deadline mentality to serve our customers on all platforms.

WGEM is part of Quincy; a family owned Media Company operating 12 television stations, 2 radio stations and 2 newspapers in 7 states and a variety of market sizes. This means immediate internal opportunities for professional growth. Visit www.careersatquincy.com to find out more about our progressive company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
As a photojournalist, you will record video, photograph, write, and edit local news stories for our broadcast and interactive platforms.

You will also set up and operate live shots using microwave trucks and LiveU, a new cutting-edge live broadcast technology. On some assignments, you will be teamed with a reporter. You will be given full ownership of other assignments. This position requires the ability to carry up to 50 pounds. A valid driver`s license and a good driving record are also required. Previous photojournalism and non-linear editing skills are a plus, but not required. We are willing to train the right candidate with the right attitude.

A degree in journalism or related field required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Email your resume, references, and a link to your photojournalism work to cmahoney@wgem.com or mail to Chad Mahoney, News Director, WGEM, 513 Hampshire, Quincy, IL 62301

WGEM is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2013-11-01