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Internet Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Are you passionate about winning breaking news and delivering other compelling content in a multi-platform multi-media world? Heres your chance! Apply today to join our growing team as the next Internet Director for Peoria’s dominant news operation WEEK 25 News/HOI 19 News, NBC and ABC for Central Illinois.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This is a key supervisory position.  At WEEK, we are committed to strong journalism and community service on television, on the Web, on mobile and in social media. We’re looking for a leader, a coach and a hands-on architect for our news platforms. . The successful candidate will have solid news judgment, exceptional news writing abilities, as well as strong planning, leadership and communication skills.

This job isn’t about coding. It’s about telling great stories with accuracy and immediacy. It’s about seizing opportunities to conceptualize and create entirely new kinds of content. It’s about setting, teaching and holding staff accountable for new standards of quality control. It’s about teamwork. Knowledge of the Frankly Media/Worldnow CMS and social media best practices are preferred but not required. If you have the drive to succeed, we’ll teach you and help you grow. 

You’ll be a part of Quincy Media.  A growing family owned company with television stations operating in 14 markets with approximately 40 program streams all equally committed to making a difference every day in the communities we serve. 

REQUIREMENTS:

The Internet Director will supervise and work closely with the news, weather and sports teams to create and deliver compelling content for our customers, when and where they want it. You will also be called upon to help our creative service and sales departments.  Newsroom experience preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume, cover letter and writing samples to pboxx@WEEK.com or by snail mail to:
Perry Boxx, News Director
WEEK 25 News/HOI 19 News
2907 Springfield Road
East Peoria, IL 61611
WEEK IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
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DEADLINE: 2016-09-01