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Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Granite Broadcasting Corp. and WHOI-TV (ABC) is accepting applications for the full-time position of Local Sales Manager. This position will report to the Director of Sales. WHOI is part of a dominant platform of stations working under SSA agreements. The combo includes WEEK-TV (NBC), WAOE-TV (MyNetwork), CW, Weather Plus and a strong local news/information portal website. This is a great opportunity for a forward-thinking, innovative sales professional to make their mark in this exciting business venture. GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Summary: This position manages, leads and inspires a team of local sales account executives to develop local revenue for local ABC and CW affiliate, both part of a strong platform of networks. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. The LSM is responsible to the DOS for achievement of sales goals for the designated stations. The LSM is expected to oversee the successful execution of station and group initiatives in the Peoria-Bloomington market. The LSM will need to communicate successes, challenges, market conditions, etc to the DOS and General Manager Local Sales Managers will be expected to recruit, train and grow their sellers to make the team stronger going forward The position will be expected to measure and track certain metrics for the salespeople (new business, % to budget, power point presentations, etc) The LSM will be expected to do annual evaluations for the salespeople and local sales assistant if applicable. The LSM will approve all local orders for the assigned stations in the traffic system The position is expected to evaluate account executive forecasts, and be a part of all pending business (negotiations in particular) The LSM is in charge of directing accounts by salesperson as they change in cooperation with the DOS. The Local Sales Manager will negotiate Local Political business for the stations they represent. The LSM is expected to build and nurture market relationship, prepare and make presentations to area businesses The position will work closely with other LSMs as well as the Traffic and Production Departments. The company offers a very favorable benefit plan that includes medical-hospital insurance, sick leave, vacation plans, and 401K. EOE

REQUIREMENTS:
4 year college degree highly desired, solid computer skills including Excel, Word and Power Point required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter, resume and references to: WEEK-TV, 2907 Springfield Road, East Peoria, IL 61611, to the attention of Human Resources. No phone calls, please.

DEADLINE: 2009-10-09

Information Technology Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Granite Broadcasting Corporation/ WEEK/WHOI/WAOE is looking for an IT Manager to manage and administer all aspects of the computer, network and telephone systems. Granite offers a complete benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Life Insurance, Long and Short Term Disability. GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Contact information:

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Will also be responsible for training employees as necessary, installation of hardware and software, coordinate all activities involving computer and networking system and work cooperatively with all department heads and staff.

REQUIREMENTS:
College Degree Strong Computer Skills Current Network experience Microsoft Certification encouraged

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter and resume to: Mail: Human Resources WEEK/WHOI/WAOE 2907 Springfield Road East Peoria, IL 61611 Or Email: elouck@week.com Applications taken at WEEK/WHOI/WAOE, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM No phone calls, please. Interviews will be by appointment only.

DEADLINE: 2009-09-25

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Granite Broadcasting Corp. and WHOI-TV (ABC) is accepting applications for the full-time position of Local Sales Manager. This position will report to the Director of Sales. WHOI is part of a dominant platform of stations working under SSA agreements. The combo includes WEEK-TV (NBC), WAOE-TV (MyNetwork), CW, Weather Plus and a strong local news/information portal website. This is a great opportunity for a forward-thinking, innovative sales professional to make their mark in this exciting business venture. Summary: This position manages, leads and inspires a team of local sales account executives to develop local revenue for local ABC and CW affiliate, both part of a strong platform of networks. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned. The company offers a very favorable benefit plan that includes medical-hospital insurance, sick leave, vacation plans, and 401K. EOE

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The LSM is responsible to the DOS for achievement of sales goals for the designated stations. The LSM is expected to oversee the successful execution of station and group initiatives in the Peoria-Bloomington market. The LSM will need to communicate successes, challenges, market conditions, etc to the DOS and General Manager Local Sales Managers will be expected to recruit, train and grow their sellers to make the team stronger going forward The position will be expected to measure and track certain metrics for the salespeople (new business, % to budget, power point presentations, etc) The LSM will be expected to do annual evaluations for the salespeople and local sales assistant if applicable. The LSM will approve all local orders for the assigned stations in the traffic system The position is expected to evaluate account executive forecasts, and be a part of all pending business (negotiations in particular) The LSM is in charge of directing accounts by salesperson as they change in cooperation with the DOS. The Local Sales Manager will negotiate Local Political business for the stations they represent. The LSM is expected to build and nurture market relationship, prepare and make presentations to area businesses The position will work closely with other LSMs as well as the Traffic and Production Departments.

REQUIREMENTS:
4 year college degree highly desired, solid computer skills including Excel, Word and Power Point required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter and resume to: Mail: Human Resources WEEK-TV 2907 Springfield Road East Peoria, IL 61611 Email: elouck@week.com Or Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM No phone calls, please.

DEADLINE: 2009-04-10

Sales/Marketing Representative: Mid-West Family Broadcasting

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Sales/Marketing Representative for Mid-West Family Broadcasting: WMAY/WNNS/WQLZ/WLCE. Springfield, Illinois

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Persistent in scheduling appointments with clients, conduct in-depth consultant calls, prepare customer focused marketing proposals, create campaigns and commercials, ask for orders, overcome objections, close sales, build long-term relationships, service clients, set/achieve goals and plan/execute promotions.

REQUIREMENTS:
Four year college degree, three year sales/marketing experience preferred, excellent communication skills, confidence, driven to succeed, have an intense desire to help advertisers achieve results, have high energy level and successful record of achievement, seek unlimited potential career growth, and professional references. Minimum of 45 hours per week. May include evenings, weekends and involvement in special promotional events. Guaranteed base salary, commission on collection of personal sales and quarterly bonuses with unlimited growth potential.

HOW TO APPLY:
Submit resume to: Sales Manager P.O. Box 460 Springfield, IL 62705 EOE/MF

DEADLINE: 2009-03-27

Multi Media Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Multi Media Journalist-WEEK-TV, the NBC station in East Peoria, IL is looking for a full-time Multi Media Journalist. Position is eligible for full benefits package including health, dental, vision, 401K with company contribution and life insurance.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Applicants should be able to shoot, write, produce, voice and edit stories. They should be able to operate a live truck and work effectively with a reporter or on their own. We are looking for someone who will enterprise and break their own stories.

REQUIREMENTS:
Professional broadcasting experience preferred, bachelor's degree required. Non-Linear editing skills are a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter, resume and a non-returnable tape or DVD of your work to: Mail: Human Resources WEEK-TV � 2907 Springfield Road � East Peoria, IL 61611 Email: elouck@week.com Or Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM No phone calls, please. Interviews will be by appointment only. GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2011-12-15

Video Producer-Editor WEEK-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Granite Broadcasting Corporation station in Peoria, WEEK-TV, has an opening for a full-time Video Producer/Editor in the 25 Productions Department. GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include producing and editing commercials and industrial videos, multi-camera production, special television projects, EFP and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
Qualified candidates must have strong verbal and written communication skills, good problem solving abilities, a strong background of both linear and non-linear editing (Avid & Adobe experience preferred), and execute creative projects on a deadline. Job Requirements: B.S. or B.A. in Television Production or related field experience.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact information: Please send cover letter, resume tape and resume to: Mail: Human Resources WEEK-TV 2907 Springfield Road East Peoria, IL 61611 Email: elouck@week.com Or Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM No phone calls, please.

DEADLINE: 2008-09-01

Traffic Clerk WEEK-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Granite Broadcasting Corporation television station in Peoria, Illinois, WEEK-TV 25, is seeking a full-time Traffic Clerk in our Traffic Department. GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This fast-paced position is responsible for the placement of commercial tapes including proper scheduling and detailed record keeping. This person should possess good interpersonal and communication skills and be detail oriented and well organized.

REQUIREMENTS:
Job Requirements: Previous traffic experience a plus. Knowledge of computers a must. Competency with VCI software is a plus. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be efficient and accurate and possess a positive attitude.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact information: Please send cover letter and resume to: Mail: Human Resources WEEK-TV 2907 Springfield Road East Peoria, IL 61611 Email: elouck@week.com Or Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM No phone calls, please.

DEADLINE: 2008-07-31

News Director-WEEK-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WEEK-TV, one of the best medium sized television stations in America has a very rare leadership opportunity! We are seeking a News Director/Multimedia Content Manager who will be responsible for producing and managing great journalistic and visual content for WEEK-TV, Peoria, Illinois most honored broadcast, internet and related information outlets. The candidate chosen will have an obvious enthusiasm for the future of local news in a rapidly advancing environment. She/he will carry on a 30 year tradition of news dominance guiding an outstanding award-winning veteran staff while recruiting and shaping future talent, using all tools available to new media. WEEK is committed to the new frontier of video journalism as it serves our traditional business and new media. We offer a competitive benefits package consisting of medical, dental, vision, short term and long term disability, life insurance and 401(k). GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
He/she will oversee a staff that produces and publishes innovative and compelling presentations for the web that will attract, engage and grow our viewers, users and subscribers. The position includes operation of WEEKs WeatherPlus, as well as news operations for partner station WAOE, My59 (MyNetwork)

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates must be capable of working in a collegial environment to achieve budgetary and qualitative yearly goals.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact information: Please send cover letter and resume to: Mail: Human Resources WEEK-TV 2907 Springfield Road East Peoria, IL 61611 Email: elouck@week.com Or Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM No phone calls, please. Interviews will be by appointment only.

DEADLINE: 2008-06-15

Multi-Media Designer WEEK-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Granite Broadcasting Corporation station in Peoria, WEEK-TV, has an opening for a full-time Multimedia Designer in the WEEK-TV Creative Services Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include graphic design with a strong knowledge of Adobe graphic software (PhotoShop, Illustrator, AfterEffects); design work for newscasts, coordinating Internet page operations, video projects and print materials; and other related duties as assigned. Qualified candidates must have solid art design knowledge related to video, web, & print; strong verbal and written communication skills; good problem solving abilities; able to work with others to execute projects for conception to completion; and complete creative projects on a deadline.

REQUIREMENTS:
Job Requirements: Degree in Graphic Design or related field and/or 2-3 years design experience. Some Internet experience and/or education preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter, examples of work of both print & digital work, and resume to: Mail: Human Resources WEEK-TV 2907 Springfield Road East Peoria, IL 61611 Email: elouck@week.com Or Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM No phone calls, please.

DEADLINE: 2008-06-01

PT Newscast Director WEEK-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Granite Broadcasting Corporation station in Peoria, Illinois, WEEK-TV, has an opening for a part-time Director in the Production Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Candidate will be responsible for directing live newscasts, typing of electronic graphics, directing video production and promotions, and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
Experience in television newscast production. Must be able to work evening newscasts. Strong computer skills. Familiarity with Windows based computer systems and communications programs. Qualified candidates must have strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as good leadership qualities.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources WEEK-TV 2907 Springfield Road East Peoria, IL 61611 Or email: elouck@week.com Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM Interviews by appointment only. No phone calls, please. GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2008-05-30

Multimedia Journalist WEEK-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WEEK-TV, the NBC station in East Peoria, IL is looking for a multi-talented storyteller who can originate, research, write, shoot, produce and edit several stories a day in a very competitive news environment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This Video Journalist should have the ability to work well with people under pressure deadlines and be willing to provide material for other mediums like week.com while working early morning, weekend or late night shifts.

REQUIREMENTS:
To be successful in the Peoria-Bloomington market, the applicant must be an organized self-starter with a great attitude who likes to tackle innovative reporting techniques. Professional television news broadcasting experience preferred, bachelor's degree required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter, resume and a non-returnable tape or DVD of your work to: Mail: Human Resources WEEK-TV 2907 Springfield Road East Peoria, IL 61611 Email: elouck@week.com Or Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM No phone calls, please. Interviews will be by appointment only.

DEADLINE: 2008-03-07

Temporary PT Operator WEEK-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Position Summary: This is a temporary summer relief position. Candidate will operate audio and video equipment in a, fast paced, News and live on-air environment. May serve as camera, audio, master control or videotape operator.

Knowledge: Familiar with the operation of video cameras, audio mixers, VTRs, video servers and audio/video switching equipment. Familiar with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office software.

GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

1) Adjust audio and video levels to maintain legal and professional standards.

2) Operate studio and handheld cameras in the studio and at remote locations.

3) Operate audio board and associated audio processing devices.

4) Serve as Master Control Operator, maintain transmitter and programming logs, switch on-air programs, tune in satellite and microwave feeds.

5) Utilize various VTRs and video servers to record and playback programs and commercials.

6) Adjust studio lighting and change light bulbs.

7) Assist in the physical installation of cables and equipment.

8) Perform other related duties as required

REQUIREMENTS:
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education: College level Electronics or Communications coursework required. Previous television work experience preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact information:

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Mail: Human Resources WEEK-TV ? 2907 Springfield Road ? East Peoria, IL 61611

Email: elouck@week.com

Or Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM

No phone calls, please.

Interviews will be by appointment only.

DEADLINE: 2007-06-01

Temporary PT Operator WEEK-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Position Summary: This is a temporary summer relief position. Candidate will operate audio and video equipment in a, fast paced, News and live on-air environment. May serve as camera, audio, master control or videotape operator.

Knowledge: Familiar with the operation of video cameras, audio mixers, VTRs, video servers and audio/video switching equipment. Familiar with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office software.

GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

1) Adjust audio and video levels to maintain legal and professional standards.

2) Operate studio and handheld cameras in the studio and at remote locations.

3) Operate audio board and associated audio processing devices.

4) Serve as Master Control Operator, maintain transmitter and programming logs, switch on-air programs, tune in satellite and microwave feeds.

5) Utilize various VTRs and video servers to record and playback programs and commercials.

6) Adjust studio lighting and change light bulbs.

7) Assist in the physical installation of cables and equipment.

8) Perform other related duties as required

REQUIREMENTS:
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education: College level Electronics or Communications coursework required. Previous television work experience preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact information:

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Mail: Human Resources WEEK-TV ? 2907 Springfield Road ? East Peoria, IL 61611

Email: elouck@week.com

Or Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM

No phone calls, please.

Interviews will be by appointment only.

DEADLINE: 2007-06-01

Temporary PT Operator WEEK-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Position Summary: This is a temporary summer relief position. Candidate will operate audio and video equipment in a, fast paced, News and live on-air environment. May serve as camera, audio, master control or videotape operator.

Knowledge: Familiar with the operation of video cameras, audio mixers, VTRs, video servers and audio/video switching equipment. Familiar with Microsoft Windows and Microsoft Office software.

GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

1) Adjust audio and video levels to maintain legal and professional standards.

2) Operate studio and handheld cameras in the studio and at remote locations.

3) Operate audio board and associated audio processing devices.

4) Serve as Master Control Operator, maintain transmitter and programming logs, switch on-air programs, tune in satellite and microwave feeds.

5) Utilize various VTRs and video servers to record and playback programs and commercials.

6) Adjust studio lighting and change light bulbs.

7) Assist in the physical installation of cables and equipment.

8) Perform other related duties as required

REQUIREMENTS:
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

Education: College level Electronics or Communications coursework required. Previous television work experience preferred.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact information:

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Mail: Human Resources WEEK-TV ? 2907 Springfield Road ? East Peoria, IL 61611

Email: elouck@week.com

Or Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM

No phone calls, please.

Interviews will be by appointment only.

DEADLINE: 2007-06-01

Local Sales Assistant WEEK-TV

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Position Summary: Provide administrative & sales support to our local sales team. The ideal candidates will posses strong Microsoft Office experience, excellent people skills, the ability to multitask, give attention to detail, and be a self starter. Previous sales assistant and/or media experience is preferred but not required.

GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
DUTIES/ RESPONSIBILITIES:

? Assist local account executives with communications to clients while AE’s are out of the office

? Provide back up for traffic during illnesses and vacation

? Provide backup for the national sales assistant during illnesses and vacation

? Maintain and update sales systems

? Cover switchboard duties

? Enter and maintain all house orders

? Assist local and general sales managers

? Back up to Retail Development Coordinator

? Cover for AE while on vacation

REQUIREMENTS:
JOB REQUIREMENTS:

? College degree preferred.

? Strong computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office is required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter and resume to:

Mail: Human Resources WEEK-TV ? 2907 Springfield Road ? East Peoria, IL 61611

Email: elouck@week.com

Or Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM

No phone calls, please.

Interviews will be by appointment only.

DEADLINE: 2007-06-01

Broadcast Engineer-WEEK

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Granite Broadcasting Corporation station in Peoria, Illinois, WEEK-TV, has an opening for a full-time Broadcast Engineer to operate electronic equipment.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Job Requirements: Must have a degree in Radio and Television or a minimum of two years of communications experience. Applicants should have the ability to clearly communicate with others and be able to execute directions quickly and accurately. Previous experience with Master Control, Video Tape, Camera, Audio, or Technical Directing is required. Computer experience a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:
Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM

Please send cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources

WEEK-TV ? 2907 Springfield Road ? East Peoria, IL 61611

No phone calls, please.

GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2006-02-10

FULL-TIME ANNOUNCER

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WTIM/WMKR/WRAN Radio in Taylorville, IL has an IMMEDIATE opening for a full-time announcer. Duties include hosting the morning show on our 80\'s-based country FM, some on-air announcing on our newstalk FM, production, remotes, and sports play-by-play. Competitive salary, bonuses offered. E-mail resume and air check to Kami Payne, General Manager, WTIM/WMKR/WRAN, at: kamip@randyradio.com. EOE/M/F.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:

DEADLINE: 2010-01-15

Newscast Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WEEK-TV, Peoria/Bloomington has an opening for a full-time Director/Technical Director for newscast. Position Description: Full time position Full benefits package including health, dental, vision and life insurance Schedule: Union position/IBEW GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Candidate will be responsible for switching and directing live newscasts, creating CG/electronic graphics, switching and directing video production and station promotions, and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
Requirements: Experience in television newscast production with skills in directing/technical directing of newscasts. Experience with Ross Overdrive system preferred. Strong computer skills. Experience in video photography and non-linear editing considered a plus. Qualified candidates must have strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as good leadership qualities.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources WEEK-TV • 2907 Springfield Road • East Peoria, IL 61611 Or email: elouck@week.com Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM Interviews by appointment only. No phone calls, please.

DEADLINE: 2010-02-13

News Reporter/Weekend Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Granite Broadcasting Corporation/ WEEK/WHOI/WAOE is looking for a News Reporter/Weekend Anchor to anchor all weekend newscasts on all platforms. Granite Broadcasting Corporation offers a complete benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401(k), Life Insurance, Long and Short Term Disability GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Contact information:

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties include: • Responsible for producing all weekend newscasts and supervising production assistants • Read through scripts before newscast to prepare and work with producer of newscasts to choose story elements. • Report in the field as needed with the possibility of live shots. • Write, shoot and produce news stories as assigned. • Put stories on the web site. • Provide stories for network, newspaper and radio partners, website and any other assigned organizations. • Appear in public as ambassadors of the station as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
Job requirements: College degree Strong writing and computer skills Journalism background Knowledge of newsrooms systems and non-linier and linier edit systems

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter and resume to: Mail: Human Resources WEEK/WHOI/WAOE • 2907 Springfield Road • East Peoria, IL 61611 Or Email: elouck@week.com Applications taken at WEEK/WHOI/WAOE, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM No phone calls, please. Interviews will be by appointment only

DEADLINE: 2010-02-26

Information Technology Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Granite Broadcasting Corporation/ WEEK/WHOI/WAOE is looking for an IT Manager to manage and administer all aspects of the computer, network and telephone systems. GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Will also be responsible for training employees as necessary, installation of hardware and software, coordinate all activities involving computer and networking system and work cooperatively with all department heads and staff.

REQUIREMENTS:
Job requirements: • College Degree • Strong Computer Skills • Current Network experience • Microsoft Certification encouraged

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter and resume to: Mail: Human Resources WEEK/WHOI/WAOE • 2907 Springfield Road • East Peoria, IL 61611 Or Email: elouck@week.com Applications taken at WEEK/WHOI/WAOE, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM No phone calls, please. Interviews will be by appointment only.

DEADLINE: 2010-03-15

Receptionist / Sales Assistant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Full-time: Receptionist / Administrative Assistant

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Qualifications: • Positive attitude • Team spirit • Energetic • Ability to greet the public • Ability to multi-task and problem solve • Excellent computer skills • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access as well as Outlook Express and Internet • Knowledge in Publisher a plus • Data input experience a must • Ability to handle multi-line phone system • Valid driver’s license • Ability to assist multiple Department Managers on projects and re-occurring tasks Mid-West Family Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply. Full benefits package included.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
If you possess all of the above qualifications and wish to apply for this position, please send your resume with references as well as salary requirement to: Gina K. Hostettler Mid-West Family Broadcasting P.O. Box 460 Springfield, IL 62705 Or fax to: 217-629-7952 Or email to: ghostettler@wqlz.com

DEADLINE: 2010-05-14

New Media Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WEEK/WHOI/WAOE, a part of Granite Broadcasting, is accepting applications for a New Media Manager. This newly created senior-level position will play a key role in our online sales, mobile commerce and online content initiatives. Compensation is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Please send cover letter and resume to:

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The right candidate possesses a mastery of online and mobile commerce opportunities, strong communications skills, and fluency in sales strategies and customer relations. Applicants should have a minimum of 5 years in the digital and/or sales arenas. The chosen applicant will be responsible for an Internet department budget. They will help direct Internet content, interact with News Department personnel as well as work directly with sales management and account executives to generate Internet sales projects and revenue. He/she should have the ability to conduct Internet sales in both a team setting as well as individually. He/she will work with the station management team to help direct our web site brand, as well as have the ability to help create an exciting and satisfying experience for our web users.

REQUIREMENTS:
Job Requirements • College degree • Strong computer skills, Internet content and sales knowledge and prior experience in web page content and development.

HOW TO APPLY:
Human Resources WEEK-TV • 2907 Springfield Road • East Peoria, IL 61611 Or email: elouck@week.com Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM Interviews by appointment only. No phone calls, please. GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-07-09

Sales Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WEEK-TV/WHOI, is seeking a full-time Account Executive to work in the Peoria sales office.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Job Requirements: • Must possess strong negotiation skills with a track record of business development • Must be creative and open minded to a customer focused sales environment with the ability to prospect, develop and close new business accounts. • Ideal candidate must be an aggressive, results oriented individual. • Must have prior selling experience (preferably in media sales) • Strong interpersonal skills • Must be able to work way in (or already be established in) the fabric of Peoria business and social arenas. • Strong computer and internet skills • BA/BS degree desired.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact information: Please send cover letter and resume to: Mail: Human Resources WEEK-TV • 2907 Springfield Road • East Peoria, IL 61611 Email: elouck@week.com Or Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM No phone calls, please. Interviews will be by appointment only. ________________________________________ GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2010-12-31

Radio News Anchor/Reporter

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Join one of the most dominant news brands in the Midwest. WGEM News has a rare opening for an ambitious, talented full-time Radio News Anchor/Reporter for our News/Talk FM station in Quincy, IL. WGEM News/Talk 105 is part of the family-owned Quincy Broadcasting Company (QBC). In addition to WGEM-FM, QBC operates WGEM-AM, an all sports radio station, as well as NBC, FOX and CW television stations. The Radio News Anchor/Reporter will work out of a dominant, technologically advanced multimedia newsroom. This award-winning news team produces the number one newscasts in all television day parts, is the leader in new media content, and utilizes its strong news, sports and weather resources for our radio product.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
As the Radio News Anchor/Reporter, you get to do it all, producing content for on air, online and our mobile platforms.

REQUIREMENTS:
To be considered for this position, applicants must have a degree in journalism or a related multimedia field and prior on-air professional experience.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send airchecks of your radio news anchoring and reporting, along with a cover letter and resume to: Chad Mahoney WGEM News Director 513 Hampshire St. Quincy, IL 62301 or email: cmahoney@wgem.com Resume’s will be accepted through 10/21/10 No phone calls, please. M/F EEO

DEADLINE: 2010-10-21

Business Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
RADIO BUSINESS MANAGER Date: October 11, 2010 Job Description: Mid-West Family Broadcasting has a rare opportunity for a Business Manager. This position is a high profile position within the company and requires a unique blend of office knowledge and people skills to succeed. This individual will report directly to the General Manager while also working closely with Sales, Programming and Engineering personnel. General duties will include, but are not limited to, Accounts Payable, Cash Receipts, Credit Card Transactions, EEO Compliance, Payroll and other normal office functions. Prior supervision experience is preferred as this position will oversee the Traffic Dept. and the other office staff. Qualified candidates must possess an above average working knowledge of Microsoft Office products. In addition familiarity with MAS 200 and/or Visual Traffic is a plus, but not required. Salary and Benefits: • Salary based on experience • Health/Dental/401K.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Personal Requirements: Candidates must demonstrate great attention to detail, have good communication skills, as well as organizational skills, and the ability to handle deadlines and multiple projects. Qualified candidates will portray a positive attitude and strong work ethic to ensure a productive and successful environment with the company. Mid-West Family Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer. Women and Minorities are encouraged to apply.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact: Please mail or e-mail a letter of application and resume to: Mid-West Family Broadcasting Attn: Kevan Kavanaugh - GM PO Box 460 Springfield, IL 62705 kevank@wmay.com Application Deadline: October 28, 2010.

DEADLINE: 2010-10-28

Multi Media Journalist

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WEEK and WHOI TV in Peoria-Bloomington, Illinois (market 117) is looking for a full time reporter who understands the art of developing contacts and breaking great enterprise stories.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

You must have great news judgment, be highly organized and be passionate about winning local news.

We want a team player that will deliver content for social media several times a day. Must also shoot, write and edit for over 25 hours of news a week.

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

  • Strong writing and editorial skills
  • Professional, smooth on-camera delivery
  • Ability to ad-lib live breaking news situations
  • Ability to enterprise multiple stories per week
  • Ability to turn multiple stories in one day
  • Confidence with all social media platforms

Requirements: 

  • College degree in Journalism/Communications 
  • Flexibility with assigned work shifts 
  • Willing to submit a drug and background check 

Expect cross-training to anchor and produce news and weathercasts.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume and link to an example of your work to
Perry Boxx
News Director
pboxx@week.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-04-24

Associate Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:

WEEK/HOI-TV in East Peoria, Illinois, is looking for an Associate Producer. 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Associate Producers work with the newscast producers to help produce our newscasts. They also may cover news stories in the field or shoot sports highlights. WEEK and HOI together produce nine newscasts per day, Monday through Friday and seven newscasts combined on the weekends. The Associate Producers assist the producers with writing, editing and timing out our newscasts.   Responsibilities include non-linear editing of news stories, operation of the newsroom computer system, and running the Teleprompter during newscasts.  The Associate Producers also will be trained in the operation of news camera equipment, driving news vehicles and conducting interviews in the field.  

REQUIREMENTS:

High school diploma required, B.S. or B.A. in Television
Production or related field or be pursuing such a degree is preferred. 

Experience with non-linear editing equipment is preferred.

Work shift could be morning or evenings, weekends and holidays.

HOW TO APPLY:

Please send a resume along with a letter of interest to Perry Boxx, News Director, WEEK-TV, 2907 Springfield Road, East Peoria, IL 61611 EOE

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-04-24

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:

The ABC & CW affiliates in Peoria Illinois are seeking a self-motivated individual to join our HOI-19 & CW4 Sales Team as an Account Executive. As an AE you are responsible for selling television commercial airtime and a suite of digital products to new and existing accounts. The ideal candidate is energetic, positive and goal-oriented with a passion to succeed.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Key activities

  • Through client needs analysis, develop television and digital advertising plans that grow local business
  • Build rapport with clientele, provide excellent timely customer service, and gain additional business from referrals
  • Develop, maintain and prospect new business from traditional and non-traditional advertisers located in the Peoria-Bloomington market
  • Negotiate advertising rates within guidelines set by the sales management team
  • Perform client services, including but not limited to avail presentations, package preparation, copy writing, credit applications, collections
  • Perform other duties as needed or as directed by sales management

REQUIREMENTS:

Experience:

  • Four-year college degree preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years proven media sales or business-to- business sales success preferred

Skills & Abilities:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong time management and organizational skills
  • Excellent knowledge of the media landscape and understanding of consumer behavior across multiple media channels
  • Proven ability to build strong client relationships, including entertaining potential and existing clients
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Candidates must possess a valid drivers license and a good driving record.Quincy Media Inc. offers a great commission and benefits package that includes medical, dental, and 401(K). EOE

HOW TO APPLY:

Submit your cover letter and resume to Peter Russell
prussell@week.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-04-24

Assistant Chief Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Central Illinois News Center is looking for a RF and Studio Engineer to work as an assistant to the Chief Engineer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The candidate should have a fundamental knowledge of broadcasting systems and electronic equipment test gear. Strong computer systems knowledge and network LAN/WAN experience are required for this position. Candidate should have a minimum of associate degree in electronics technology with 5 years verifiable experience or 2-5 years experience in digital, analog television broadcast, studio, and transmitter or ENG environments. The individual will have the desire to learn and further develop their ability in troubleshooting and repair of television broadcast equipment. Candidate must be a self-starter capable of working on and documenting assignments to successful completion with a minimum of supervision. The successful candidate must be personable, detail oriented and able to work with other engineers as a team leader. Must possess a valid drivers license and be able to lift 50 lbs.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources WEEK-TV • 2907 Springfield Road • East Peoria, IL 61611 Or email: elouck@week.com Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM Interviews by appointment only. No phone calls, please. GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-02-18

Newscast Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Do you like a fast-paced environment--thrive under deadline pressure? Does the combination of news and current and emerging technology excite you. Do you have the artistic touch to build engaging graphics and animations?

WEEK – News 25 in Peoria, Illinois has an immediate opening for newscast director, primarily responsible for morning newscasts. This full time position offers a variety of experiences and opportunities that can open many doors to bigger things at our station or at other sites within our company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities include directing the morning NBC newscast, creating graphics and animations,
and coding shows in Avid iNews. Those applying should have experience with Ross Overdrive automation and XPression graphics systems. We expect our directors to be a part of the news process, with creativity and ideas that add to the final product. The position is also involved with sending and checking content in the master control system when not directing.

REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates must have good communication skills and be able to cooperate with a supportive
team with strong ethical values. Experience directing newscasts or similar production experience is a plus.

HOW TO APPLY:

Send resume to:
Sean Henry, Production Supervisor
WEEK HOI
East Peoria, IL, 61611
Email: shenry@week.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-04-24

Executive Producer -WHOI

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Quincy Media, Inc. is always hiring and we currently have an immediate opening at HOI
in East Peoria for an energetic, creative leader who will guide our newsroom well beyond traditional broadcast news.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

This senior position, functioning as the literal hub of our news organization, will serve as the
primary editorial decision maker for our TV, Web, mobile and social networking platforms.

With the intention of being a continuous local news source with an ever immediate deadline mentality, this position will directly oversee and be in nearly constant contact with all involved in our news gathering and delivery processes, will weigh the full editorial possibility of every story and make immediate decisions on how it will be disseminated on the appropriate platforms.

REQUIREMENTS:

We are looking for a creative thinker to produce a visually-exciting and informative newscast every day.  Your passion for storytelling is a must in this fast-paced environment. 

Qualified applicants should have strong writing skills, solid news judgement, the ability to make quick decisions, and a competitive nature. You need to be able to adapt to the ever-changing world of a deadline-driven newsroom and adjust to flexible schedules. A degree in journalism or a related field is required.

HOW TO APPLY:

HOI is part of Quincy Media, Inc.  The family owned company operates 18 stations doing news, two radio stations and two newspapers mostly in the upper Midwest.  Please send your resume to…

Perry Boxx
News Director
pboxx@week.com 

WHOI is part of Quincy Media, a family owned company operating 19 stations doing news. Throughout Quincy, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking. Quincy is an equal opportunities employer. Visit www.careersatquincy.com for links to all stations and opportunities.

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-04-24

Part-Time Video Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Want to be a visual story-teller? Do you like a fast-paced environment? Do you thrive on being always in the know? WEEK/ HOI News, Central Illinois’ top rated news team, has an immediate opening for part-time photographer/editor.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The position is primarily responsible for editing video for our Morning and/or Midday News. You must love working under deadline pressure.

REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates should have videography and video editing experience, such as Avid or Final Cut.

This is a part-time position and candidates must be available for the scheduled hours posted.

HOW TO APPLY:

Perry Boxx
News Director
25 News WEEK/HOI News
2907 Springfield Road
East Peoria, IL 61611
pboxx@week.com 

Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

DEADLINE: 2017-04-24

Afternoon Personality

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Illini Radio Group in Champaign, IL has an immediate opening for a talented afternoon personality to add to our Adult Hits/Classic Hits station.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This individual will have a dual role helping with music scheduling on our Rock station.

REQUIREMENTS:
Great attitude, desire to learn, ability to do quality production and desire to “work the crowd” at station events are must-have qualities. You will be working for the market-leader in East Central Illinois and an excellent broadcast company. We’re looking for a minimum of 3 years full-time on-air experience and an understanding of the adult audience. Prior experience with iMediaTouch, Adobe Audition and A-ware/Music Master software are huge plusses.

HOW TO APPLY:
Illini Radio Group Attn: Jonathan Drake, Operations Manager 2603 W. Bradley Avenue Champaign, IL 61821 or email to jdrake@illiniradio.com E-packages must not exceed 5MB.

DEADLINE: 2011-04-13

Traffic Clerk

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Granite Broadcasting Corporation television station in Peoria, Illinois, WEEK-TV 25, is seeking a full-time Traffic Clerk in our Traffic Department. This fast-paced position is responsible for the placement of commercial tapes including proper scheduling and detailed record keeping. This person should possess good interpersonal and communication skills and be detail oriented and well organized. GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Job Requirements: Previous traffic experience a plus. Knowledge of computers a must. Competency with OSI software is a plus. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, be efficient and accurate and possess a positive attitude.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact information: Please send cover letter and resume to: Mail: Human Resources WEEK-TV • 2907 Springfield Road • East Peoria, IL 61611 Email: elouck@week.com Or Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM No phone calls, please.

DEADLINE: 2011-04-15

Assistant Chief Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Central Illinois News Center is looking for a RF and Studio Engineer to work as an assistant to the Chief Engineer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The candidate should have a fundamental knowledge of broadcasting systems and electronic equipment test gear. Strong computer systems knowledge and network LAN/WAN experience are required for this position. Candidate should have a minimum of associate degree in electronics technology with 5 years verifiable experience or 2-5 years experience in digital, analog television broadcast, studio, and transmitter or ENG environments. The individual will have the desire to learn and further develop their ability in troubleshooting and repair of television broadcast equipment. Candidate must be a self-starter capable of working on and documenting assignments to successful completion with a minimum of supervision. The successful candidate must be personable, detail oriented and able to work with other engineers as a team leader. Must possess a valid drivers license and be able to lift 50 lbs.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources WEEK-TV • 2907 Springfield Road • East Peoria, IL 61611 Or email: elouck@week.com Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM Interviews by appointment only. No phone calls, please. GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-04-22

Assistant Chief Engineer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Central Illinois News Center is looking for a RF and Studio Engineer to work as an assistant to the Chief Engineer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
The candidate should have a fundamental knowledge of broadcasting systems and electronic equipment test gear. Strong computer systems knowledge and network LAN/WAN experience are required for this position. Candidate should have a minimum of associate degree in electronics technology with 5 years verifiable experience or 2-5 years experience in digital, analog television broadcast, studio, and transmitter or ENG environments. The individual will have the desire to learn and further develop their ability in troubleshooting and repair of television broadcast equipment. Candidate must be a self-starter capable of working on and documenting assignments to successful completion with a minimum of supervision. The successful candidate must be personable, detail oriented and able to work with other engineers as a team leader. Must possess a valid drivers license and be able to lift 50 lbs.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter and resume to: Human Resources WEEK-TV • 2907 Springfield Road • East Peoria, IL 61611 Or email: elouck@week.com Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM Interviews by appointment only. No phone calls, please. GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2011-04-22

Sales Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WEEK-TV/WHOI, is seeking a full-time Account Executive to work in the Peoria sales office.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Job Requirements: • Must possess strong negotiation skills with a track record of business development • Must be creative and open minded to a customer focused sales environment with the ability to prospect, develop and close new business accounts. • Ideal candidate must be an aggressive, results oriented individual. • Must have prior selling experience (preferably in media sales) • Strong interpersonal skills • Must be able to work way in (or already be established in) the fabric of Peoria business and social arenas. • Strong computer and internet skills • BA/BS degree desired.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact information: Please send cover letter and resume to: Mail: Human Resources WEEK-TV • 2907 Springfield Road • East Peoria, IL 61611 Email: elouck@week.com Or Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM No phone calls, please. Interviews will be by appointment only. ________________________________________ GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2012-06-15

General Manager/Possible Ownership, Clinton, IL

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WHOW/WEZC/dewittdailynews.com, part of the Miller Media Group in Clinton, IL, is seeking a general manager that is interested in ownership. The qualified candidate will be a selling general manager carrying an existing book of business on the cluster, as well as prospecting for themselves and the sales staff; and oversee the sales department of the cluster as well as overall operations. Ownership opportunity will be offered after an initial employment period. Please send resume with complete history and at least 3 business references, to whow@randyradio.com. EOE/M/F.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
e-mail to whow@randyradio.com

DEADLINE: 2011-09-01

Principal News Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WHOI-TV in Peoria, Illinois, is looking for a Principal Anchor for our nightly Monday through Friday newscasts. We produce our newscasts on the ENPS newsroom system and Ross Overdrive automation. WHOI and WEEK are the ABC and NBC affiliates in Central Illinois and produce news in a shared services agreement and are partners in developing content for nine daily newscasts across three platforms. Our anchors are expected to regularly interface and become involved with our community and make appearances on behalf of our stations. WHOI and WEEK are the market leaders in Central Illinois and our anchor team is very involved with our communities and the many charitable and philanthropic endeavors our stations embrace throughout the year. These include the St. Jude and Children’s Miracle Network Telethons, the Women’s Lifestyle Show and many other endeavors.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Anchor candidates should have two or more years of anchoring and reporting experience and be able to produce newscasts and report as needed. We are looking for a strong writer, someone with sharp news judgment and the ability to work well with others. Experience producing and computer skills are a real plus. Anchors are expected to also report and supply content for ratings periods.

REQUIREMENTS:

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

DEADLINE: 2011-10-15

Video Producer/Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Granite Broadcasting Corporation station in Peoria, WEEK-TV, has an opening for a full-time Video Producer/Editor in the 25 Productions Department. GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include producing, writing and editing commercials and industrial videos, multi-camera production, special television projects, and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
Job Requirements: B.S. or B.A. in Television Production or related field experience. Qualified candidates must have strong verbal and written communication skills, able to work directly with clients, good problem solving abilities, a strong background in non-linear editing (Adobe experience preferred), and execute creative projects on a deadline.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact information: Please send cover letter, resume tape and resume to: Mail: Human Resources WEEK-TV • 2907 Springfield Road • East Peoria, IL 61611 Email: elouck@week.com Or Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM No phone calls, please.

DEADLINE: 2011-10-15

Principial News Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WHOI-TV in Peoria, Illinois, is looking for a Principal Anchor for our nightly Monday through Friday newscasts. We produce our newscasts on the ENPS newsroom system and Ross Overdrive automation. WHOI and WEEK are the ABC and NBC affiliates in Central Illinois and produce news in a shared services agreement and are partners in developing content for nine daily newscasts across three platforms.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Our anchors are expected to regularly interface and become involved with our community and make appearances on behalf of our stations. WHOI and WEEK are the market leaders in Central Illinois and our anchor team is very involved with our communities and the many charitable and philanthropic endeavors our stations embrace throughout the year. These include the St. Jude and Children’s Miracle Network Telethons, the Women’s Lifestyle Show and many other endeavors.

REQUIREMENTS:
Anchor candidates should have two or more years of anchoring and reporting experience and be able to produce newscasts and report as needed. We are looking for a strong writer, someone with sharp news judgment and the ability to work well with others. Experience producing and computer skills are a real plus. Anchors are expected to also report and supply content for ratings periods.

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

DEADLINE: 2012-06-15

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE � WMBD-TV/WYZZ-TV/Bounce/CIProud, in Peoria/Bloomington IL seeks a hard working, intensely competitive Account Executive who is committed to success for the Peoria/Bloomington office. Must be a self-starter who is looking for growth opportunity. Highly competitive compensation plan is available for a person with a successful track record in broadcast or cable sales. We will consider candidates new to media who demonstrate the potential to be a broadcast television sales pro.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
1. Prospecting potential advertisers for our television and internet products 2. Grow client relationships in order to secure larger budget shares 3. Develop advertising schedules utilizing a combination of our available products 4. Able to multi-task and quickly adapt to changing market conditions 5. Collection of past due invoices

REQUIREMENTS:
1. Strong computers skills. Heavy working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word 2. Familiarity with internet advertising 3. Strong organizational skills 4. Ability to work independently and be self-motivating

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send resume to: Nancy Linebaugh, Local Sales Manager, Peoria, WMBD-TV, 3131 N. University St., Peoria, IL 61604 or e-mail to nlinebaugh@wmbd.com . No calls. EOE.

DEADLINE: 2012-08-30

Newscast Director/Technical Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WEEK/WHOI-TV, Peoria/Bloomington has an opening for a full-time Director/Technical Director for evening newscasts. Full time position Full benefits package including health, dental, eye and life insurance

Schedule: Evenings
Union position/IBEW

GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Candidate will be responsible for switching and directing live newscasts, creating CG/electronic graphics, directing video production and station promotions, and other duties as assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:
Experience in television newscast production with skills in directing/technical directing of newscasts. Experience with Ross Overdrive system preferred. Strong computer skills. Experience in video photography and non-linear editing considered a plus. Qualified candidates must have strong verbal and written communication skills, as well as good leadership qualities.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources
WEEK-TV

  • 2907 Springfield Road
  • East Peoria, IL 61611
Or email: elouck@week.com
Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM

Interviews by appointment only.
No phone calls, please.

DEADLINE: 2012-08-24

Traffic/Accounting (Paris, IL)

JOB DESCRIPTION:
You say you don’t have a voice for radio, but you do have an interest in working in the exciting broadcast industry. Well I have good news for you! There are lots of people who work “behind the scenes” here at Midwest Communications, Incorporated and we currently have an immediate full-time opening for one of those people.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Midwest Communications is looking for a traffic manager in our Paris, IL office. This individual will handle the scheduling of commercial announcements as well as the preparation of billing, invoices, affidavits of performance, and other general office tasks. The perfect person for the traffic position must have good customer service skills, good computer skills, typing ability as well as the ability to work under pressure with deadlines and with limited supervision. Accounts receivable with billing experience is preferred but not required.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
If you’re interested in joining our Terre Haute staff in this traffic position, e-mail or fax your resume and letter of introduction to the Midwest Communications Traffic Coordinator; trafficjobs@mwcradio.com or to our fax number at 715-842-7061. Midwest Communications, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer by choice. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: 2012-11-01

Marketing Consultant

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We are anticipating expansion of our sales staff. We are looking for people who are self- starters, goal oriented, not easily dismayed and appreciate a great deal of independence. This is hard work and we have high standards so think carefully before you apply. You would be selling advertising for the stations of the Illini Radio Group. This requires working directly with clients and business prospects to help them be successful using the considerable resources at our disposal. Experience in and knowledge of farming and agriculture can be beneficial as one of our stations is the regions Ag and Farm Broadcast leader. Your chronological age makes no difference however we do seek individuals with mature personalities. Prior sales experience is not required however successful experience selling intangible items is a plus.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Mail resume to: Illini Radio Group Attn: Karen Cochrane, General Sales Manager 2603 W. Bradley Ave. Champaign, IL 61821 Or email to cochrane10@aol.com

DEADLINE: 2012-12-31

Traffic Assistant/Receptionist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
We currently have an opening for a Traffic Assistant/ Receptionist. The job includes assisting traffic with order input, log production and report distribution. Attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and ability to multi-task required. Training on the Marketron system a plus. Should be proficient in MS Word, Excel and experience on with a multi-line phone system.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Mail resume to: Illini Radio Group Attn: Sheila Wetherell, BM 2603 W. Bradley Avenue Champaign, IL 61821 Or email to swetherell@illiniradio.com

DEADLINE: 2013-07-19

Newscast Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WEEK-TV and WHOI-TV in Peoria, Illinois, are looking for a Newscast Producer.

We`re searching for an organized journalist who can produce newscasts, special projects and programs and assist in the myriad productions that come from our newsroom each day.

This shift involves evening or overnight hours and could include weekends.

WEEK/WHOI & WAOE together produce nine newscasts a day. We operate in a fully digital plant with the latest ENPS, Ross Overdrive and Panasonic P2 digital field gear.

Candidates should have 1-2 years of producing experience.

EOE

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Producer is responsible for the day-to-day production of one or more of our newscasts, working closely with the Assignment Desk, Managing Editor and Director on the newscast and its content. The Producer reviews reporter scripts, develops content for our web site, and essentially helps write and stack these newscasts.

REQUIREMENTS:
The winning candidate must be a strong writer with line producer experience. The producer must have sharp news judgment, excellent technical skills and the ability to work well with others.

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

DEADLINE: 2013-02-28

News Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Our long-serving news director is leaving the biz. Can you take over a one-person news operation for a market-dominating group of music-based FM`s in a great, Midwestern college town? We`re looking for a broadcasting pro to write morning drive newscasts, anchor morning news on our flagship stations, create a weekly public affairs show, cover local events and sports and serve a great community. If you can serve our listeners a steady diet of national, local, sports and lifestyle information, we want to hear from you now. Send your resume, news copy samples and aircheck. No calls please.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
Send your resume, news copy samples and aircheck. No calls please.

Illini Radio Group
Attn: Jonathan Drake, Brand Manager/Operations Manager
2603 W. Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821
or send your email package to jdrake945@gmail.com

DEADLINE: 2013-03-13

Creative Services Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Entry Level Position

  1. Write, shoot and edit commercials and long-form projects for clients
  2. Produce graphics for website
  3. Work directly with Creative Services Director, clients and sales department

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Work experience and education required for position:

  1. Education in video production desired
  2. Videography experience a must
  3. Video editing experience a must
  4. Strong working knowledge of lighting and audio for video
Special Skills Required:
  1. Creative writing abilities
  2. Using the web for research
  3. Strong working knowledge of Adobe Premiere
  4. Strong working knowledge of Adobe After Effects
  5. Strong working knowledge of Adobe Photoshop
  6. Strong/creative lighting skills
  7. Strong working knowledge of Adobe Audition and audio mixing
  8. Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

HOW TO APPLY:
Email ekim@wmbd.com

DEADLINE: 2013-03-01

Multimedia Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Entry Level Position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Brief description of duties & responsibilities:

  1. Create, develop and manage content for CIProud.com, CIProud.biz, CIProudToGo.com and FB site
  2. Review and maintain web content regularly to ensure all content is up to date and accurate
  3. Craft site promotions, email newsletters and build seasonal content
  4. Create promotional spots for broadcast for sales and station events
  5. Research and develop new and creative eMedia ideas
  6. Work cooperatively with team members, clients and vendors

REQUIREMENTS:
Work experience and education required for position:

  1. Degree in Multimedia or equivalent is preferred
Special Skills Required:
  1. Strong knowledge of HTML with preference given to HTML5
  2. Strong Adobe Photoshop skills
  3. Adobe After Effects and Premiere skills highly desired
  4. Working knowledge of Rich Media creation
  5. SEO experience a plus
  6. Adobe Dreamweaver skills a plus
  7. Videography, lighting, audio and editing skills a big plus
  8. Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

HOW TO APPLY:
Email: ekim@wmbd.com

DEADLINE: 2013-03-15

Vice-President and General Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
This very unique and exciting opportunity will include oversight of WMBD-TV (CBS affiliate), WYZZ (FOX affiliate - through an Outsourcing Agreement with Sinclair Broadcasting Group, Inc.) and associated digital and web-based properties.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The successful candidate will have demonstrated success in leading sales-driven organizations, as well as providing leadership by developing department heads and promoting teamwork within all station departments.

REQUIREMENTS:
A track record of success in growing news and digital viewership, maintaining a focus on the bottom line, and a broad range of programming experience with an emphasis on localism are essential.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please forward credentials to: Tim Busch, Executive Vice President and Co-COO, Nexstar Broadcasting Group, 201 Humboldt Street, Rochester, NY 14610 or tbusch@nexstar.tv. No phone calls please. Nexstar Broadcasting Group is an equal opportunity employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-03-20

Weekend Weather Anchor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WEEK-TV and WHOI-TV in Peoria is looking for a part-time weathercaster to anchor our weekend newscasts.

GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
We`re searching for an energetic and knowledgeable weathercaster who knows weather and its importance to the Peoria/Bloomington area. We operate with AccuWeather Galileo and NEXRAD weather systems.

Our winning candidate must have a strong and energetic delivery, be willing to deliver weathercasts over extended periods of breaking weather news and assist the Chief Meteorologist.

REQUIREMENTS:
We`re looking for past weather anchoring experience if possible and a college degree. News computer skills are also required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send a DVD/resume/letter of interest to:

Mail:Human Resources
WEEK-TV - 2907 Springfield Road - East Peoria, IL 61611

Email: elouck@week.com
Or
Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM

No phone calls, please.

DEADLINE: 2013-04-26

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

Radio-TV-Online Media Instructor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Illinois Center for Broadcasting, an accredited and state approved radio and television/website - broadcasting Career College is currently looking to recruit and hire part-time radio & tv/video/ website - instructors for our Lombard and Chicago campuses.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Qualified instructor candidates must be technically and creatively proficient in radio or television broadcasting or in one or more of the following areas: video production, website (Drupal) development and content management, website marketing and statistics tracking and social media networking. Candidates must have the skills to effectively teach and train future broadcaster`s using their current and previous knowledge and experience.

Flexible hours for morning, afternoon or evening classes.

Hourly Pay Rate (based on experience)

REQUIREMENTS:
Qualifications include:

  • Must live in the Chicagoland or Suburban areas
  • Must be currently employed in the radio or tv or video broadcasting industry
  • Must have a minimum of 4-5 years full-time broadcast experience or 7-8 years part-time broadcast experience)
  • Or a combination of 3-4 years work professional broadcast experience and graduated from a 4 year college with a degree and in radio-tv/video broadcasting, communications or digital media - (will require official transcripts)
  • Must have strong hands-on - technical, teaching and training skills
  • Must be familiar with a variety of audio & video editing software (i.e. Adobe Audition 3.0, Final Cut Pro/Express, AVID Composer and website development (Drupal) and content management software and technology)
  • Must be available to teach either morning classes 9:30am to 1:30pm, afternoon classes 2pm to 6pm or evenings classes 6:30pm to 10:30pm (3 times per week)
  • Must have a strong desire to teach and train future broadcasters

HOW TO APPLY:
If you are interested in being either a part-time radio or tv/video/website instructor and if you meet our requirements, then please email, fax or mail your cover letter and detailed resume` (No Phone Calls) to:

Patrick Johnsen - Regional Director
Illinois Center for Broadcasting
Email: Pjohnsen@beonair.com
Fax: 1-630-916-1764

Mailing address:
Illinois Center for Broadcasting
Lombard Campus
455 Eisenhower Lane S. Suite 200
Lombard, IL 60148

Visit our Website at: www.beonair.com (Lombard Campus)

DEADLINE: 2013-06-15

Video Producer/Editor

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WEEK-TV in Peoria, IL (just two hours from Chicago), has an opening for a full-time Video Producer in the Creative Services Department. It`s your chance to use cool tools (like a Adobe PremierePro/AfterEffects, JIB, dolleys, multiple cameras like HD P2, GoPro and DSLR,and more) to create and produce original and incredible commercials & corporate videos.

We are looking for someone that has the creative edge to formulate awesome ideas, script writing, scheduling and coordination of on-location and in-studio shoots, as well as supervising post production.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities also include the direct sale of production services to new and established clients.

Position occasionally requires production on in-house projects, as well as special out-of-house assignments not for broadcast.

REQUIREMENTS:
Must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or other related discipline; creative writing experience; skills to work and communicate well with co-workers and clients; previous radio or television experience; hands on knowledge of video photography, design and editing (Adobe preferred); and able to execute creative projects on a deadline.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact information: Please send cover letter, resume tape and resume to:

Mail:
Human Resources
WEEK-TV
2907 Springfield Road
East Peoria, IL 61611

Email: elouck@week.com

Or
Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM

No phone calls

DEADLINE: 2013-06-28

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
One of the keys to a successful sales career is to truly believe in your product.

The Illini Radio Group, including MIX 94.5 (WLRW), WIXY, 92.5 The Chief (WCFF), WYXY Classic, Extra 92.1 and True Oldies 97.9 is hiring an experienced Account Executive.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
While you might not have sold radio, a previous and successful career in sales is required. We`ve got a product you can believe in and we are looking for an Account Executive to hit the streets to create new advertising partnerships with local businesses and grow an existing base of accounts.

REQUIREMENTS:

HOW TO APPLY:
To apply send a resume with a cover letter to the email listed below.

Karen Cochrane, General Sales Manager
Email to cochrane10@aol.com

Saga Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

DEADLINE: 2013-06-28

Station Manager - College of DuPage

JOB DESCRIPTION:
When you work at College of DuPage, you can provide direction for students' lives as you direct your own successful career. We strive every day to find new and better ways to prepare students to meet every challenge. As the second largest higher education institution in Illinois and the fifth largest single-campus community college in the nation, you can develop the career you've always wanted.

The Station Manager is responsible to the Vice President of Marketing and Communications for the management and operation of WDCB-FM. Responsible for planning, organizing, managing, budgeting, and supervising the facilities, equipment, finances, and personnel of the radio station, and their relationships to all areas of the College. Specific responsibilities include maintaining the station's FCC license; developing and implementing strategies to expand the enterprise funding of the station; maintaining existing non-college revenue streams; coordinating and overseeing the business and marketing functions of the department; oversee all FCC/CPB/IPBC compliance; coordinate facilities usage; coordinate and direct the marketing of the station; conceptualize and develop station special events and funding programs; oversee the engineering functions of WDCB; and oversee station programming.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Develop and implement strategic short and long range programs for financial support of WDCB Radio and related services. This includes working with Federal, State and local funding agencies, enterprise services clients, private and corporate funding sources.
  2. Oversee and coordinate the programming, marketing, and engineering functions of the station.
  3. Provide leadership role in all station activities, both internal and external.
  4. Conceive and assign initiatives necessary to achieve station strategic goals and objectives.
  5. Hire and terminate direct reports as well as approve all staff hires and terminations.
  6. Oversee and review all budget requirements assuring appropriate, effective financial performance of station. Manage funds for best possible returns.
  7. Prepare and submit reports required for CPB (Federal), IPBC (State), FCC (Federal), PBCI (State).
  8. Prepare an annual strategic plan, analyzing strengths and weaknesses, threats and opportunities, and then establish objectives, goals, and action plans.
  9. Develop and manage effective internal and external relationships with whom work is coordinated and or interfaced.
  10. Develop and maintain statements of necessary station policies and procedures to assure proper documentation and communication of controls.
  11. Develop all projects necessary to achieve strategic objectives. Assign and monitor necessary action plans to achieve strategic goals.
  12. Direct all financial, programming, engineering, marketing/promotion, and operational activities of the station.
  13. Prepare the annual budget.
  14. Represent the station and the College at State and Federal levels through the appropriate organizations. Participate in and represent the station and the College at local organizations such as Chambers of Commerce.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION:
Required: Bachelor's degree in Communications and/or Business.

EXPERIENCE:
Required: Five (5) years of radio management with demonstrated fund-raising and business competence.

Preferred: Ten (10) years of radio management experience with demonstration of increasing responsibility and fund raising expertise.

HOW TO APPLY:
The student population at the college is diverse in ethnicity, gender, language, age and background. College of DuPage is an AA/EO employer and strongly encourages applications from candidates who would enhance the diversity of its faculty.

To apply, please visit our website at:
https://www.cod.edu/hrjobs/JobPosting.aspx?JPID=2837

DEADLINE: 2013-07-17

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE - Mid-West Family Broadcasting

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Mid-West Family Broadcasting of Springfield, Illinois has an IMMEDIATE opening for a high energy, self-motivated, enthusiastic person to join our outside sales team.

Mid-West is locally owned and long-term employees have the opportunity to become owners of the company. Your skillful works and contributions become more than a company`s bottom line, they become an investment in your future. This rare opportunity makes Mid-West Family special in the broadcasting industry where Wall Street can dictate a company`s future, rather than the employees who work there.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

REQUIREMENTS:
Successful marketing, advertising, radio, televison, print, digital or promotional sales experience highly desired. Proficiency in PowerPoint, Microsoft Word and Excel is necessary to communicate creative ideas and concepts to our valuable customers. Two to five years outside sales experience preferred. We will consider experience!

This position is FULL TIME (M-F, 8am-5pm) with occasional evenings and weeknights. Our new team member reports to the Local Sales Manager and Director of Sales.

HOW TO APPLY:
We offer base + bonus, health insurance, 401k, time off for top performance, use of a personal computer, recognition opportunities, team-building opportunities, promotion opportunities and the ability to earn an outstanding living.

If you love radio and have the experience we’re looking for, please send your resume to dcarter@alice.fm by Monday, June 17th for full consideration. The position will remain open until filled with the right team member. Phone number: 217-629-7077.

Address: Mid-West Family Broadcasting, Attn: Account Executive Posting, PO Box 460, Springfield, Ill. 62705.

970 am/WMAY - The News and Talk of Springfield
98.7 fm/WNNS – 80s, 90s and NOW!
92.7 fm/WQLZ – the rock station
97.7 fm/WLCE – Alice

Mid-West Family Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-07-15

Multi-Media Journalist/Live Truck Operator

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WEEK-TV-WHOI-TV in Peoria, Illinois, is looking for a combination General Assignment Reporter/Multi-Media Journalist and Photographer/Live truck operator.

We’re searching for a personable communicator who can report, shoot and edit news and sports stories and be trained to operate our live trucks. Photographer’s responsibilities include shooting and editing news stories, newsgathering, attending news events as a “one-man-band” where questions must be asked and information gathered. Duties also include being trained to operate our live truck and then operating the live truck. Duties also include editing in the field, shooting packages to be delivered by other staff and collaborating with reporters on stories.

If possible, we would like to train this individual to anchor our newscasts and operate our Accu-Weather, weather computer systems, and deliver weathercasts for us.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
WEEK/WHOI & WAOE are the NBC, ABC and My TV Network stations together produce nine newscasts each day. We operate in a fully digital plant with the latest ENPS, Edius editing system, Ross Overdrive and Panasonic P2 digital field gear.

REQUIREMENTS:
Candidates should have 1-2 years of reporting and 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 possibly technical in nature and who can trouble shoot photography and live truck equipment in the field.

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

DEADLINE: 2013-07-15

Client Services Specialist

JOB DESCRIPTION:
The Illini Radio Group is seeking a Client Services Specialist. This position works closely with both management and the sales department to develop sales proposals, reports, and tracking systems and is the in-office administrative system for a top flight team of marketing consultants.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
This is a perfect opportunity for someone with administrative experience, who is looking to develop sales skills. It also offers the opportunity for additional income through commission paid on special sales opportunities. If you have the right attitude and the ability and desire to learn new skills, we will train you on the rest.

REQUIREMENTS:
To be successful in this position, you must possess the following:

  • A can-do attitude
  • Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Creativity and attention to detail
  • First-rate communication skills. Ability to establish and maintain positive rapport with clients and coworkers.
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, deal with stress and demonstrate successful multi-task capability.
  • Experience with MS Word and Excel are required. Experience with MS Access, PowerPoint, and Publisher are desirable.
  • Proven record of reliability and punctuality

HOW TO APPLY:
If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, submit your resume via email to jwatson@illiniradio.com or via mail to:

Jen Watson, Director of Client Services
Illini Radio Group
2603 West Bradley Avenue
Champaign, IL 61821

The Illini Radio Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-07-19

Local Programming Producer/Director

JOB DESCRIPTION:
Are you a great television producer/director looking to produce a fun and informative daily half hour afternoon program? WEEK/WHOI in Peoria, IL, the dominant local NBC/ABC affiliate in Central Illinois, is searching for a Local Programming Producer/Director to oversee our afternoon talk show Good Company.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
In this position, you will oversee all aspects of the production of the daily program, interact with sales clients and sales account executives. Compensation includes base salary plus commission. You will also be involved with other live programming produced by WEEK/WHOI for its stations and channels. This includes Town Hall Meetings, telethons, political debates and various local specials.

This position offers an opportunity to take your knowledge and experience and lead the way at Central Illinois' #1 (and growing) news station, as well as the other stations and channel we operate.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2-5 years of newscast and non-newscast producing/directing experience.
  • Knowledge of local programming design and graphics including graphic creation.
  • Strong leadership and problem solving skills.
  • Non-linear editing & video photography experience is a plus.
  • College degree required.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send, fax or email cover letter and resume to:

Human Resources
WEEK-TV
2907 Springfield Rd
East Peoria, IL 61611
(fax) 309-698-9335
elouck@week.com

DEADLINE: 2013-09-30

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

News Director/Multimedia Content Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WEEK/WHOI-TV is seeking a News Director/Multimedia Content Manager to lead its multi-station news products and services. This operation currently produces 11 hours of local news across three platforms daily. Newscasts air live and simultaneous, using two control rooms, separate studios and news sets. Newscasts are separately branded and anchored making the Peoria Operation unique.

Situated 2.5 hours from Chicago, 2.5 hours from St Louis and 3 hours from Indianapolis, Peoria is a vibrant medium-sized city that is easy to live in yet close to big city life and culture.

We offer a competitive benefits package consisting of medical, dental, vision, short term and long term disability, life insurance and 401(k).

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The management leader for our news department will be responsible for producing and managing local news and visual content for the entire operation including WEEK-TV, Peoria, Illinois’ most watched local news, WHOI-TV now the number two news leader in the market, WAOE, the MyNetwork affiliate, and CINewsNow.com. We are partnered with Accu-Weather using the Cinema 3D Live system and the new StoryTeller system.

REQUIREMENTS:
The candidate chosen will have an enthusiasm for the future of local news in a rapidly advancing environment. They will continue a 35 year tradition of news dominance guiding an outstanding award-winning veteran staff while recruiting and shaping future talent, using all tools available to new media. He/she will oversee a staff that produces and publishes innovative and compelling local news and programming for TV as well as for the web that will attract, engage and grow our viewers, users and subscribers. Granite’s Peoria Operation is committed to the new frontier of video journalism as it serves our traditional business and new media. Candidates must be capable of working in a competitive environment to achieve budgetary and viewership goals.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact information:
Please send cover letter and resume to:

Mail: Human Resources
WEEK-TV - 2907 Springfield Road • East Peoria, IL 61611

Email: elouck@week.com

Or Applications taken at WEEK-TV, Monday - Friday, 8 AM - 5 PM

No phone calls, please. Interviews will be by appointment only.

GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

DEADLINE: 2013-09-30

PT Associate Producer

JOB DESCRIPTION:
WEEK-TV and WHOI-TV in Peoria, Illinois, are looking for an Associate Producer. This is an entry-level, part-time position for someone who wants to get into the broadcasting business and seeks advancement opportunities. We seek an individual who is dependable, energetic, organized and inquisitive and works well with others.

The Associate Producers work with the newscast producers to help write and produce our newscasts and may also shoot sports highlights for Sports department. WEEK and WHOI together produce nine newscasts per day, Monday through Friday and seven newscasts combined on the weekends. The Associate Producers assist the producers write, edit and time out our newscasts.

GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Responsibilities include non-linear editing of news stories, operation of the newsroom computer system, and running the Teleprompter during newscasts. The Associate Producers also will be trained in the operation of news camera equipment, driving news vehicles and conducting interviews in the field.

REQUIREMENTS:
Job Requirements: High school diploma required, B.S. or B.A. in Television Production or related field or be pursuing such a degree is preferred. Experience with non-linear editing equipment is preferred.

Employee must be able to work nights, weekends and holidays.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please send, fax or email cover letter and resume to:
elouck@week.com
Human Resources
WEEK-TV
2907 Springfield Rd
East Peoria, IL 61611
(fax) 309-698-9335

DEADLINE: 2013-09-15

Local Sales Manager

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ESPN Chicago - WMVP is looking for a Local Sales Manager capable of managing the local sales staff. Responsibilities include recruiting and hiring account executives and maintaining a full staff along with setting and achieving local sales budgets, managing receivables, and driving new business. The LSM is also responsible for creating appropriate sales and research material for both the local and national sales staff.

ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation.

ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company’s mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist in creating the annual budget
  • Assist with inventory management
  • Work with National Rep firm
  • The Local Sales Manager will work hand in hand with our Digital Sales Manager and reports to the Director of Sales.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Minimum of 5 years radio sales experience
    • Prior management experience with Advance strategic planning and the ability to motivate, coach and train the sales team is required
    • Be proficient in Marketron, Maximiser, Tapscan, X-Ray, Scarborough and Microsoft Office
    • Must have excellent sales packaging skills
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Previous Local Sales Management experience is preferred
    • Highly organized with attention to detail, strong negotiation skills, ability to manage, coach, train and motivate people, extensive Arbitron knowledge, budget/goal oriented, excellent written and oral presentation skills
    • Ability to manage relationships, increase market share, multi-task, be self-motivated, strong training skills and leadership ability
    Preferred Education
    • Bachelor's Degree
    Required Education
    • High school diploma or equivalent

    Additional Information
    Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you`ll have the opportunity to join a team that`s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you`ve been looking for.

    ESPN, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

    Job ID: 109169BR

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Anyone interested in applying for this open position, or any open positions at ESPN, should do so online at www.ESPNCareers.com.

    DEADLINE: 2013-10-11

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. This person could also help produce and anchor newscasts and be trained on our weather systems.

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

Anyone hired for this position is expected to be cross-trained to anchor news and weathercasts.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
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. On-air weather experience is also preferred.

REQUIREMENTS:

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: 2013-10-12

Account Executive

JOB DESCRIPTION:
ESPN Chicago/WMVP-AM is searching for an experienced sales professional to develop and sell advertising and marketing campaigns to new and existing clients. Responsibilities include working and growing established accounts; prospecting for new business and development of customized solutions that meet a customer’s needs. An independent worker; self-motivated; strong work ethic and the ability to manage and meet individual goals and projections are a must.

ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation.

ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company’s mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and enhance working relationships with current customers and new clients/partners
  • Create sales packages and marketing strategies to meet prospective client’s objectives
  • Able to meet individual sales goals and objectives
  • Responsible for increasing the company’s gross revenue by developing new business and growing existing business accounts with local and regional clientele
  • Represent the radio station in the local and regional buying community and to conduct good business practices that benefit the client while adhering to the company’s needs and standards
  • Knowledge of radio sales; digital sales; sports sponsorships and sports marketing

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Basic Qualifications

  • 3+ Years Radio Sales/Digital Sales experience must have Direct Sales and Agency Sales success.

    Required Education

  • College Graduate or Advanced Degree

    Additional Information
    Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you’ll have the opportunity to join a team that’s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you‘ve been looking for.

    ESPN, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

    Job ID: 130516BR

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Anyone interested in applying for this open position, or any open positions at ESPN, should do so online at www.ESPNCareers.com.

    DEADLINE: 2013-10-11

  • 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

    Traffic Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    The Illini Radio Group currently has an opening for a Traffic Assistant. This job includes assisting the Traffic Director with order input, log editing and copy entry. Attention to detail, excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize to meet multiple deadlines are required. Candidate must have a proven record of reliability and punctuality with previous employers. Experience with Marketron and vCreative a plus. Should be proficient in MS Word and Excel and experienced with a multi-line phone system.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Mail your cover letter and resume to: Illini Radio Group Attn: Deb Follett 2603 West Bradley Avenue Champaign IL 61821 Or email dfollett@illiniradio.com

    DEADLINE: 2013-11-11

    Is 107-7 The Bull, Bloomington/Normal,IL Looking for You?

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    ON AIR/NEW MEDIA

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    If you are tired of a huge company, always tugging on that corporate leash...and decision making happens because of Wall Street instead of common sense? We may have just the job for you.

    If the following statements were written just for you - you might be the candidate we`re looking for...

    If you:

    • Detest Voice Tracking and LOVE being LIVE
    • Just get a charge out of hanging out with your listeners
    • Can`t help but finding ways to make digital/social media work for your station
    • Have a lot of creative ideas that just don`t always fit into the corporate box
    • Really like people and people seem to really like working with you
    • Always stay on top of the hottest stories in country music
    • Don`t mind some serious competition with the corporate zombies across town
    • Have mastered Photo Shop (Adobe Audition, Movie Maker and Scott Studios is a plus)

    We are a growing entrepreneurial broadcast group in Bloomington/Normal IL that values Main Street more than Wall Street. We are seeking an On Air Talent who would love to work in a company that believes in giving you the tools you need and the opportunity to succeed.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    For more information on these openings please send resume/demo/graphic samples to: Josh Roberts at josh@gpmbloomington.com

    Great Plains Media is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No calls please.

    DEADLINE: 2013-11-15

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    ESPN Chicago/WMVP-AM is searching for an experienced sales professional to develop and sell advertising and marketing campaigns to new and existing clients. Responsibilities include working and growing established accounts; prospecting for new business and development of customized solutions that meet a customer’s needs. An independent worker; self-motivated; strong work ethic and the ability to manage and meet individual goals and projections are a must.

    ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation.

    ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company`s mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop and enhance working relationships with current customers and new clients/partners
    • Create sales packages and marketing strategies to meet prospective client`s objectives
    • Able to meet individual sales goals and objectives
    • Responsible for increasing the company`s gross revenue by developing new business and growing existing business accounts with local and regional clientele
    • Represent the radio station in the local and regional buying community and to conduct good business practices that benefit the client while adhering to the company`s needs and standards
    • Knowledge of radio sales; digital sales; sports sponsorships and sports marketing

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Basic Qualifications

    • A minimum of 3 Years Radio Sales/Digital Sales experience must have Direct Sales and Agency Sales success
    Required Education
    • College Graduate or Advanced Degree
    Additional Information
    Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you`ll have the opportunity to join a team that`s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you‘ve been looking for.

    ESPN is an equal opportunity employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

    Job ID: 201349BR

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Anyone interested in applying for this open position, or any open positions at ESPN, should do so online at www.ESPNCareers.com. You can also apply for the Account Executive position at ESPN Chicago by clicking on this link.

    DEADLINE: 2014-08-17

    Anchor/Reporter

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WEEK-TV in Peoria-Bloomington, IL has an opening for an experienced Anchor/Reporter. Candidate must be a newsroom leader in all aspects; engaged in breaking news, producing enterprise content and reaching viewers on social media. Community involvement a must. Will anchor newscasts and report from live events as assigned.

    Peoria is a vibrant, medium sized city, where a metropolitan lifestyle meets stunning natural beauty. Peoria is also within a few hours' drive of Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Duties include:

    Covering news events, writing stories and preparing for newscasts Researching information for accuracy, generating enterprising and relevant story ideas Covering stories outside of the station live and on location Writing clear and interesting copy and presenting stories in an interesting manner while maintaining a high degree of professionalism and accuracy Writing stories for the web and social media.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Requires a minimum Bachelor's degree in Journalism or Communication. Valid driver's license required.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please send, fax or email cover letter and resume to:

    Human Resources
    WEEK-TV
    2907 Springfield Rd
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    (fax) 309-698-9335

    DEADLINE: 2014-02-28

    Board Operator / Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    The Board Operator/Producer of ESPN 1000 (Chicago) is one who will oversee show production, while at the same time assume responsibility of assisting the production team. This position will be one of our main contacts point for network, local and local.com communication. There will be a major component of assisting with the booking of guests for shows locally as well as assisting in network shows, where applicable. Schedules will run through the Sr. Executive Producer. This job will include building relationships with key local and national contacts, clients and guests. This position will be the lead in directing talent on mechanics and fundamentals (resets, promotion mentions). Responsible for fulfillment of audio billboards, commercials and paid promotional announcements.

    ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation.

    ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company`s mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Helps set the tone for all other producers and enforces station and network on-air policies, while still producing a daily show.
    • Has single show responsibilities, but helps oversee all station shows. Job includes relationship building with local and national key contacts and guests.
    • Oversight of scheduling talent, board ops, and Producers.
    • Sets the tone for scheduling guests for talk shows.
    • Develops and supports talk show topics. Directs talent on mechanics and fundamentals (resets, promotion mentions).
    • Responsible for fulfillment of audio billboards, commercials and paid promotional announcements. Helps to train and develop board operators and producers.
    • Daily talk show rundowns and recaps.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Basic Qualifications

    • Extensive computer program experience including Pro Tools, ENCO, Audio Vault, NewsBoss and internet
    • Must have previous major market on-air experience
    • At least 3 years' experience working with high profile talent
    • Multi-task ability
    • Vast Chicago sports knowledge
    • A large sports rolodex and contact list
    • 3 years min experience in Talk Show Producing
    • Must have Digital editing experience
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Production background in a major market
    • Success of at least 3 years in producing a major market program.
    • Digitally and social media savvy is a must and will be part of daily show routine.
    Preferred Education
    • Graduate of 4 year university or college with a bachelor's degree in Journalism/Mass Communication, or graduation from a certified communications school.
    Required Education
    • High school Diploma
    Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you’ll have the opportunity to join a team that’s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you‘ve been looking for. ESPN, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Job ID: 171186BR

    Anyone interested in applying for this open position, or any open positions at ESPN, should do so online at www.ESPNCareers.com. You can also apply for the Board Operator/Producer position at ESPN Chicago by clicking this link.

    DEADLINE: 2014-04-04

    Weekend Anchor/Producer & MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Anchor and produce all weekend newscasts on all platforms. Report 3 days a week. Public appearances as assigned. College degree in Journalism and television production required. Valid driver’s license required. Pre-employment drug test and background check.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    2 years experience required. Must have a demonstrated ability to connect with the viewer Must also be creative, highly organized with solid news judgment. Must excel at LIVE breaking news, developing exclusive sources with strong storytelling, videography and editing skills. Must be accurate and quick with social media and web. Successful candidate will maintain a high degree of journalistic and ethical standards.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Online link and resume to the WEEK/WHOI-TV HR Dept., elouck@week.com. EOE

    DEADLINE: 2014-05-05

    Morning Meteorologist & Co Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Do you have a spark for morning news? The NBC affiliate in Peoria-Bloomington (market 116) is looking for a Morning Meteorologist & Co-Anchor. Peoria is a vibrant, medium sized city, where a metropolitan lifestyle meets natural beauty. It’s also only 3 hours from Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Anchor weather, news and traffic. Candidate must be a newsroom leader and proactive with social media.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Requires an AMS or NWS Seal, or the ability to earn.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please e-mail or mail cover letter, resume and link to sample newscast example to: elouck@week.com Human Resources WEEK-TV 2907 Springfield Rd East Peoria, IL 61611 GRANITE BROADCASTING CORPORATION/WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    DEADLINE: 2014-09-15

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    ESPN Chicago/WMVP-AM is searching for an experienced sales professional to develop and sell advertising and marketing campaigns to new and existing clients. Responsibilities include working and growing established accounts; prospecting for new business and development of customized solutions that meet a customer’s needs. An independent worker; self-motivated; strong work ethic and the ability to manage and meet individual goals and projections are a must.

    ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation.

    ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company`s mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop and enhance working relationships with current customers and new clients/partners
    • Create sales packages and marketing strategies to meet prospective client`s objectives
    • Able to meet individual sales goals and objectives
    • Responsible for increasing the company`s gross revenue by developing new business and growing existing business accounts with local and regional clientele
    • Represent the radio station in the local and regional buying community and to conduct good business practices that benefit the client while adhering to the company`s needs and standards
    • Knowledge of radio sales; digital sales; sports sponsorships and sports marketing

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Basic Qualifications

    • A minimum of 3 Years Radio Sales/Digital Sales experience must have Direct Sales and Agency Sales success
    Required Education
    • College Graduate or Advanced Degree
    Additional Information
    Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you`ll have the opportunity to join a team that`s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you‘ve been looking for.

    ESPN is an equal opportunity employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

    Job ID: 201349BR

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Anyone interested in applying for this open position, or any open positions at ESPN, should do so online at www.ESPNCareers.com. You can also apply for the Account Executive position at ESPN Chicago by clicking on this link.

    DEADLINE: 2014-09-30

    Morning Show Host

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Saga’s heritage Hot AC station, MIX 94.5, is looking for a new morning show host to begin a new era. If you’re ready to have fun on the air, can bring fresh ideas, a winning attitude and new energy – we want you!

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    A minimum of 3 years full-time on-air experience is a must.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Email your resume and mp3 demo to jdrake945@gmail.com. No links. No calls. Physical packages can be sent to: Jonathan Drake, Brand Manager, 2603 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, IL 61821.

    DEADLINE: 2014-12-15

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    ESPN Chicago/WMVP-AM is searching for an experienced sales professional to develop and sell advertising and marketing campaigns to new and existing clients. Responsibilities include working and growing established accounts; prospecting for new business and development of customized solutions that meet a customer’s needs. An independent worker; self-motivated; strong work ethic and the ability to manage and meet individual goals and projections are a must.

    ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation.

    ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The company`s mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop and enhance working relationships with current customers and new clients/partners
    • Create sales packages and marketing strategies to meet prospective client’s objectives
    • Able to meet individual sales goals and objectives
    • Responsible for increasing the company’s gross revenue by developing new business and growing existing business accounts with local and regional clientele
    • Represent the radio station in the local and regional buying community and to conduct good business practices that benefit the client while adhering to the company’s needs and standards
    • Knowledge of radio sales; digital sales; sports sponsorships and sports marketing

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Basic Qualifications

    • A minimum of 3 Years Radio Sales/Digital Sales experience must have Direct Sales and Agency Sales success
    Required Education
    • College Graduate or Advanced Degree
    Additional Information
    Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, you`ll have the opportunity to join a team that`s beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity you‘ve been looking for.

    ESPN is an equal opportunity employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

    Job ID: 242472BR

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Anyone interested in applying for this open position, or any open positions at ESPN, should do so online at www.ESPNCareers.com. You can also apply for the Account Executive position at ESPN Chicago by clicking on this link.

    DEADLINE: 2015-02-09

    Multi Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK and WHOI TV in Peoria-Bloomington, Illinois (market 117) is looking for a full time reporter who understands the art of developing contacts and breaking great enterprise stories.

    You must have great news judgment, be highly organized and be passionate about winning local news.

    We want a team player that will deliver content for social media several times a day. Must also shoot, write and edit for over 25 hours of news a week.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Expect cross-training to anchor and produce news and weathercasts.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience

    • Strong writing and editorial skills
    • Professional, smooth on-camera delivery
    • Ability to ad-lib live breaking news situations
    • Ability to enterprise multiple stories per week
    • Ability to turn multiple stories in one day
    • Confidence with all social media platforms

    Requirements:

    • College degree in Journalism/Communications 
    • Flexibility with assigned work shifts 
    • Willing to submit a drug and background check 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume and link to an example of your work to: ssmithson@week.com 

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-06-05

    Local Sales Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK-TV is seeking a motivated individual to work in our Sales Department. WEEK-TV will be interviewing applicants for the position of Local Sales Assistant beginning immediately.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Primary Duties:

    • Processing of local sales orders for multiple stations
    • Assist in maintaining contracts currently on-air
    • Follow Up on receivables and other communication with key advertisers and agencies
    • Communicating effectively with local sales reps
    • Assist with reports

    Quincy Media offers a very favorable benefits plan, which includes medical, sick leave and vacation plans. EOE

    REQUIREMENTS:

    The ideal candidate will have strong computer skills/knowledge of Microsoft Office. A college degree is preferred.

    Core Competencies Required:

    • Strong organizational skills
    • Willingness to learn new technology including internal computer and media programs
    • A Positive attitude
    • Strong math aptitude
    • Ability to prioritize numerous time sensitive materials

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Submit your cover letter and resume with references to: WEEK-TV, 2907 Springfield Rd, East Peoria, IL Attention: Sara Smithson, Human
    Resource/Administrative Assistant, or email to ssmithson@qni.biz

    WEEK is an equal opportunity employer.

    DEADLINE: 2016-06-06

    Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Highly successful, legacy station has a rare opening for main co-anchor.

    Must be a standout leading anchor for multiple newscasts, excel at breaking news, initiate enterprise stories and produce content for multiple platforms. Must understand and implement stations research based goals and be fully engaged in the use of social media and web content. The successful candidate will help lead station’s community involvement activities.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Anchor newscasts and special reports
    • Contribute, write and/or proofread stories
    • Post content using social media platforms
    • Produce newscasts when necessary
    • Participate in station community related partnerships

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Candidates should have a proven track record in anchoring, producing and reporting. Strong communication skills are required. All applicants must have a minimum of 4 years of experience.

    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or political science
    • Good attitude and team player
    • Strong on-air presentation - must be credible and personable
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Send letter, resume and a link to your video to:

    Sara Smithson
    Human Resources
    2907 Springfield Road
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    ssmithson@week.com

    No phone calls please.

    Quincy Media is an EOE employer.

    DEADLINE: 2016-06-06

    Promotion Writer/Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Bring your talents and experience; WEEK will provide the software and tools to make incredible video. Do you have the talent to be our next great creative services producer?

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Creative Services Team at WEEK Television has an opportunity for a skilled Writer/Producer to create powerful concepts that market a message or tell a story. Use the power of video to produce memorable and effective promotions in our full service production facility. Commercial, non-commercial, station marketing, newscast production and digital creative projects provide a variety of chances to showcase your abilities.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    This position requires a relevant communications degree and/or experience. A strong background in the Adobe Creative Suite products, DSLR video photography, creative thinking and writing are required.

    WEEK is proud to be a Quincy Media station. Paid vacation, holidays, personal days, and more; 401k retirement plan with company match; the full suite of insurance benefits. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Send your resume and a DVD or link of your great work to:

    Tim Campbell, Creative Services Manager
    WEEK Television, Inc.
    2907 Springfield Road
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    tcampbell@week.com

    WEEK Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2016-06-06

    Multi Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK and WHOI TV in Peoria-Bloomington, Illinois (market 117) is looking for a full time reporter who understands the art of developing contacts and breaking great enterprise stories.

    You must have great news judgment, be highly organized and be passionate about winning local news.

    We want a team player that will deliver content for social media several times a day. Must also shoot, write and edit for over 25 hours of news a week.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Expect cross-training to anchor and produce news and weathercasts.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Strong writing and editorial skills
    • Professional, smooth on-camera delivery
    • Ability to ad-lib live breaking news situations
    • Ability to enterprise multiple stories per week
    • Ability to turn multiple stories in one day
    • Confidence with all social media platforms

    Requirements:

    • College degree in Journalism/Communications
    • Flexibility with assigned work shifts
    • Willing to submit a drug and background check

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume and link to an example of your work to: ssmithson@week.com 

    Quincy Media is an EOE employer.

    DEADLINE: 2016-06-06

    Meteorologist/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Legacy NBC and ABC combo stations in market 117 searching for a Weekend and fill in Meteorologist. This is a dynamic, severe weather market that includes tornadoes, hail, blizzards and floods.

    This position will include weather, agriculture, science and general assignment MMJ work weekdays.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Peoria and Bloomington, Illinois are vibrant, medium sized cities where a metropolitan lifestyle meets stunning natural beauty. Also, Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis are less than 3 hours away.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Prefer 2 years’ experience in a severe weather market and ability to obtain an NWS or AMS seal. Reporting and LIVE experience a plus. New WSI MAX system just installed.

    Valid drivers license also required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please e-mail cover letter, resume and link to sample weathercast

    ssmithson@week.com 
    Human Resources
    WEEK-TV
    2907 Springfield Rd
    East Peoria, IL 61611

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-06-06

    Traffic/Assistant Business Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    The Cromwell Group Inc. of IL, owners of radio stations WEJT, WYDS, WZNX and WZUS located in Decatur, IL is seeking a confident, energetic person for a full time Traffic/Assistant Business Manager position. This job entails: processing contracts and copy for commercial scheduling using Visual Traffic software. Preparing commercial logs daily and reconciling previous days commercial logs. Communicating with Sales Staff and Market Managers is essential in day to day business. Supporting the Business Manager as needed in daily running of our regional business office. Learning all aspects of the Regional Business Office such as keeping EEO files up to date, daily deposits, tracking accounts receivable, helping with collections, month end billing and corporate reporting. Other duties will include, but are not limited to, answering telephone lines, greeting and assisting the public, plus general filing. The Cromwell Group Inc. of IL offers health insurance, including dental and vision, a 401 K savings plan, company paid short-term disability insurance, as well as life insurance. We work hard in a fun and exciting broadcasting environment where every day is a new experience! We are an award-winning team looking to add our next great team player! If you think you'd be a good fit for this position, please apply now. Cromwell Group, Inc. of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    This person will possess the ability to multi-task, handle pressure and meet deadlines. Data-entry accuracy is key and bookkeeping experience helpful. Also knowledge of standard office equipment, good at problem solving and prioritizing.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Interested individuals may send a resume to: Cindy Hansen WEJT/WYDS/WZNX/WZUS 410 N. Water St., Ste B Decatur, IL 62526 217-428-4487 217-428-4501 (fax) Or email to: chansen@cromwellradio.com

    DEADLINE: 2015-04-15

    Marketing Consultant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    We are anticipating expansion of our sales staff. We are looking for people who are self- starters, goal oriented, not easily dismayed and appreciate a great deal of independence. This is hard work and we have high standards so think carefully before you apply. You would be selling advertising for the stations of the Illini Radio Group. This requires working directly with clients and business prospects to help them be successful using the considerable resources at our disposal. Experience in and knowledge of farming and agriculture can be beneficial as one of our stations is the regions Ag and Farm Broadcast leader. Your chronological age makes no difference however we do seek individuals with mature personalities. Prior sales experience is not required however successful experience selling intangible items is a plus.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Email jwatson@illiniradio.com

    DEADLINE: 2015-07-31

    Classic Country Morning Show Host

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Saga's classic country powerhouse, WYXY ("WIXY Classic 99.1") has an immediate opening for a skilled, seasoned morning host. You'll run a fairly music-intensive show featuring frequent ag news updates from our award-winning farm director. Off-air, we'll need your help with production and some website work. If you can connect with an adult audience, know and love country, and have a winning, positive, team-oriented attitude, we need to talk.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Send your materials and salary requirements to Jonathan Drake, Operations Manager/Brand Manager - jdrake945@gmail.com. Or, send materials to WYXY, 2603 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, IL 61821. No calls please.

    DEADLINE: 2015-07-31

    Production Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Saga Communications' Illini Radio Group in Champaign-Urbana, IL has an opening for a skilled, efficient production director. The ideal candidate will have radio production and on-air experience. We are looking for someone who can assemble commercials and promos, voice spots, write compelling commercial copy and oversee the flow of work in the department. If you are familiar with OMT systems and Adobe Audition, all the better! You'll also track a daily airshift, but production is job 1. If you're in the central Illinois region (or close) and looking for a foot in the door with an excellent company, you'll want to check us out. Send your materials and salary requirements to Jonathan Drake, Operations Manager/Brand Manager - jdrake945@gmail.com. Or, send materials to Illini Radio Group, 2603 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, IL 61821. No calls please.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Illini Radio Group
    Attn: Jonathan Drake, Brand Manager/Operations Manager
    2603 W. Bradley Avenue
    Champaign, IL 61821
    or send your email package to jdrake945@gmail.com

    DEADLINE: 2015-08-03

    Classic Country Afternoon Show Host

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Saga's classic country powerhouse, WYXY ("WIXY Classic 99.1") has an immediate opening for a skilled, afternoon drive host. You'll run a fairly music-intensive show featuring frequent ag news updates from our award-winning farm director. Off-air, we'll need your help with production. If you can connect with an adult audience, know and love country, and have a winning, positive, team-oriented attitude, we need to talk. Send your materials and salary requirements to Jonathan Drake, Operations Manager/Brand Manager - jdrake945@gmail.com. Or, send materials to WYXY, 2603 W. Bradley Ave., Champaign, IL 61821. No calls please.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    WYXY Attn: Jonathan Drake, Brand Manager/Operations Manager 2603 W. Bradley Avenue Champaign, IL 61821 or send your email package to jdrake945@gmail.com

    DEADLINE: 2015-08-03

    Office Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Illini Radio Group is seeking an Office Manager. The ideal candidate we are seeking needs to be dependable, have strong problem solving, multitasking, and organizational skills. This candidate will need all skills necessary in maintaining the daily operations of a busy business office for seven promotionally active radio stations. Required abilities: Must be self-motivated, possess good communications skills, detail-oriented, strong work ethic, and perform tasks in a fast paced, dead-line driven environment. Strong computer skills is a must and experience with a multi-line phone system. Knowledge of Marketron or a similar radio software system is a plus. Salary is dependent on experience.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Email cover letter and resume to swetherell@illiniradio.com Or you may mail the information to: Illini Radio Group Attn: Sheila Wetherell, BM 2603 W. Bradley Avenue Champaign, IL 61821

    DEADLINE: 2015-08-14

    Traffic Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Illini Radio Group is seeking a Traffic Assistant. The ideal candidate we are seeking needs to be dependable, have strong problem solving, multitasking, and organizational skills. Responsibilities include: Assisting the traffic manager with scheduling and producing daily station logs, assist with order entry, and will also serve as back up to the Traffic Manager. Required abilities: Must be self-motivated, possess good communications skills, detail-oriented, strong work ethic, and perform tasks in a fast paced, dead-line driven environment. Strong computer skills is a must and experience with a multi-line phone system. Knowledge of Marketron or a similar radio software system is a plus. Salary is dependent on experience.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Email cover letter and resume to swetherell@illiniradio.com Or you may mail the information to: Illini Radio Group Attn: Sheila Wetherell, BM 2603 W. Bradley Avenue Champaign, IL 61821

    DEADLINE: 2015-08-14

    Senior Director of Sales, WMVP-AM

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    ESPN, Inc., The Worldwide Leader in Sports, is the leading multinational, multimedia sports entertainment company featuring the broadest portfolio of multimedia sports assets with over 50 business entities. Headquartered in Bristol, Connecticut, ESPN is 80% owned by ABC, Inc. (a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company), and 20% by the Hearst Corporation.

    ESPN was founded by Bill Rasmussen and launched on September 7, 1979. Now with over 6,500 employees, each year ESPN televises more than 5,100 live and/or original hours of sports programming. The companys mission is to serve sports fans. Anytime. Anywhere.

    Additional Information
    Imagine a career with an organization that brings smiles to millions every day. Imagine working with people whose passion for what they do is simply indescribable. We are The Walt Disney Company, live with a rich legacy of innovation, entertainment, and lifelong memories. With our vast array of both businesses and professionals, youll have the opportunity to join a team thats beloved around the world, and to find out how it feels to love what you do. We invite you to discover for yourself why a career with Disney is the opportunity youve been looking for.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities

    • Manage Sales Department, including, NSM, LSM, DSM, Traffic and Continuity Managers, AEs and Sales Assistant
    • Train, hold accountable, and motivate all members of the sales department
    • Responsible to Recruiting and Hiring Account Executives and maintaining a full staff
    • Budgeting and Forecasting which includes Revenue for the entire station, digital platform, and expenses for the Sales Department
    • Focus on driving multi-platform programs
    • Take full advantage of the assets of ESPN
    • Strategic Planning
    • Maintain Account Management System
    • Must have a consistent focus on Diversity and Inclusion as a company priority
    • Management of Traffic and Continuity Department
    • Inventory Management, both on-air and on-line
    • Approving all Sales Orders in radio and digital
    • Management of Accounts Receivable Aging
    • Plans and Develops all Sales Packages and initiatives
    • Responsible for dealing with non-performing staff in tandem with HR
    • Must lead sales staff and motivate a diverse group to attain both the stations radio and digital revenue goals
    • Must project sales for the station and digital platform and marketplace through an intimate knowledge of the local market trends
    • Accountable for meeting or exceeding all Sales Revenue Budges
    • Accountable for Increasing Market Share
    • Interacts with executives and managers at all levels on issues regarding the sales department and all revenue related issues
    • Interacts with ESPN O&O GSM and Network Account Executives

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Basic Qualifications

    • Thorough knowledge of the digital space
    • Some business travel
    • Minimum of 3 years Major Market Radio Management Experience

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Experience with Marketron, Nielsen, Scarborough, Tapscan and Digital measurement systems

    Required Education

    • Bachelors Degree

    HOW TO APPLY:

    ESPN is an equal opportunity employer Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

    Job ID: 287553BR

    Anyone interested in applying for this open position, or any open positions at ESPN, should do so online at www.ESPNCareers.com. You can also apply for the Senior Director of Sales position at ESPN Chicago by clicking here.

    DEADLINE: 2015-08-05

    Local Sales Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. Thats because were always finding new ways to interact with fans however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

    ESPN Chicago WMVP is looking for a Local Sales Manager capable of managing the local sales staff. Responsibilities include recruiting and hiring account executives and maintaining a full staff along with setting and achieving local sales budgets, managing receivables, and driving new business. The LSM is also responsible for creating appropriate sales and research material for both the local and national sales staff.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities

    • Assist in creating the annual budget
    • Assist with inventory management
    • The Local Sales Manager will work hand in hand with our Digital Sales Manager and reports to the Director of Sales

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Basic Qualifications

    • Minimum of 5 years radio sales experience
    • Prior management experience with Advance strategic planning and the ability to motivate, coach and train the sales team is required
    • Be proficient in Marketron, Maximiser, Tapscan, X-Ray, Scarborough and Microsoft Office
    • Must have excellent sales packaging skills

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Previous Local Sales Management experience is preferred
    • Highly organized with attention to detail, strong negotiation skills, ability to manage, coach, train and motivate people, extensive Nielsen knowledge, budget/goal oriented, excellent written and oral presentation skills
    • Ability to manage relationships, increase market share, multi-task, be self-motivated, strong training skills and leadership ability

    Preferred Education

    • Bachelors Degree

    Required Education

    • High school diploma or equivalent

    Additional Information
    **Relocation assistance is not provided for this role** 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    ESPN is an equal opportunity employer Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

    Job ID: 295031BR

    Anyone interested in applying for this open position, or any open positions at ESPN, should do so online at www.ESPNCareers.com. You can also apply for the Local Sales Manager position at ESPN Chicago by clicking on the link below.

    http://jobs.espncareers.com/chicago/sales/jobid8183368-local-sales-manager-jobs

    DEADLINE: 2015-09-18

    Project Audio Sales Associate (Chicago)

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. Thats because were always finding new ways to interact with fans however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

    ESPN Chicago 1000 is seeking a highly-motivated and dynamic individual who is looking to establish a career in media sales. This Project Sales Associate position is an initial 6-9 month training program, with the potential to extend up to 2 years, designed to provide hands-on working experience to learn the business, develop selling skills and build relationships in the marketplace. The job provides for a unique opportunity to learn and contribute to the Audio Sales organization while learning about the media/sports entertainment industry. The program is intended to provide a clear career path, defined performance expectations and structured learning and development opportunities for ESPNs future Account Executives.

    The project sales associate role thrives in a fast-paced and energetic team environment, which requires individuals to establish partnerships with each member of the team and become a strong contributor to the achievement of departmental sales goals. The project sales associate role will work with the sales team to establish themselves as competitive seller in the marketplace.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Learn Audio Sales business to include but not limited to; Local and Network Audio Content, Marketing and promotions programs, sales operations, how to deliver multi-platform sales presentations and develop the ability to pitch and close a deal.
    • Work with the Audio Sales teams at all levels during the Audio sales cycle and partner with assigned Account Executives and clients to learn and manage the day-to-day process of closing a sale.
    • Maintains sales prospect and client databases
    • Assists with the implementation of new and ongoing sales and marketing programs for assigned clients
    • Partner with the sales team in the development of promotional and related collateral materials, merchandise, monthly highlights, tickets to events, and related materials and services to increase fan and client engagement.
    • Build a network of local and national clients relationships
    • Managed assigned book of business and sales goals

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Basic Qualifications

    • Related administrative or sales support experience
    • Strong written, verbal, organization and computer skills including excel, power point, and word, a must
    • Has basic project management and multitasking skills
    • Experience building decks (presentations) and presenting/pitching in front of large audiences

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Has basic understanding of Disney and ESPNs sales and marketing processes
    • Prior Media Internship experience preferred
    • Has basic sales administration subject matter expertise and basic competence in sales program administration and implementation
    • Has basic project management and multitasking skills
    • Understanding of cable television industry and affiliate relations preferred
    • Has a basic understanding of the sales positioning and tactics for assigned affiliates
    • Experience building decks (presentations) and presenting/pitching in front of large audiences

    Required Education

    • BS/BA Degree or minimum of 2 years related administrative or sales support experience

    Additional Information
    * *Relocation assistance is not provided for this role** 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    ESPN is an equal opportunity employer Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

    Job ID: 290169BR
    Anyone interested in applying for this open position, or any open positions at ESPN, should do so online at www.ESPNCareers.com. You can also apply for the Project Audio Sales Associate (Chicago) position at ESPN Chicago by clicking on the link below.

    DEADLINE: 2015-09-25

    Interactive Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Alpha Media - Interactive Producer Alpha Media is looking for a full-time Interactive Producer to be located in Peoria, Illinois. Alpha Media owns and operates 135 stations in 28 markets across the United States. Reporting to the Director, Interactive Design, the Interactive Producer is responsible for creating and delivering high quality digital assets in a timely manner. Responsibilities include logo design and illustration, print and web design, filming and editing video and programming websites through content management systems and sales with digital assets. Great producers are great communicators, motivators, project managers and have the innate ability to get things done. The ideal candidate is someone who is versatile, thinks outside-the-box and functions well in a team environment with a close-knit group of like-minded creatives. Candidate must be able to handle multiple priorities and projects at any given time with a high degree of proficiency and accuracy. The candidate should be highly skilled in the Adobe Creative Suite, Videography and post-production tools such as After Effects. They should be able to display a portfolio of work and genuinely passionate about design. The ideal candidate will have the following skillsets and background: Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, Interactive Design, Web, Film or the equivalent combination of education and work experience. A minimum of two years in graphic design / social media marketing and video production. Highly skilled in Adobe Creative Cloud tools and After Effects and ability to self-manage tasks and priorities. Experience working in a team environment Ability to work closely with clients and co-workers Exceptional customer service skills Experience overseeing the daily operation of social media campaigns. High degree of experience in traditional as well as digital design. Deep experience managing websites using content management systems. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proven experience dealing with constantly evolving deadlines in an ever-changing project landscape. Must be available and willing to work evenings and weekends as needed to meet deadlines. Must be reachable via phone and/or email after business hours. Extremely knowledgeable in all Microsoft Office programs (emphasis on Power Point, Excel and Word) Preference may be given to candidates who meet the above requirements and have the following: Knowledge of evolving social media platforms. Knowledge of Word Press and Interactive tools / products. Experience as copywriter / editor. If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join an exciting, growing media company, submit your cover letter, portfolio and resume ASAP to jobs@alphamediausa.com with the subject line of Interactive Producer. Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in e-verify. No phone calls please.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:

    DEADLINE: 0000-00-00

    Interactive Producer/Digital Designer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Alpha Media Seeks Interactive Producer / Digital Designer Alpha Media-Peoria is looking for a full-time Interactive Producer / Digital Designer to be located in our Peoria, Illinois location. We are the Peoria Market of the Alpha Media USA family that owns and operates 135 stations in 28 markets across the United States. We are live and local in every market and cant wait to talk to you! Reporting to the Director of Interactive, the Interactive Producer/Digital Designer is responsible for creating and delivering digital products on time and on budget. These products will range from micro-sites, websites, web takeovers, banner ads and Facebook apps, to print catalogs, logo design, social media posts and other marketing - based products to support our clients as well as our radio stations. Great Producers are great communicators, great motivators, great project managers, and have an innate ability to 'get things done'. As a result they wear many hats. From writing scope of work documents, to adjusting pixels in Photoshop, to testing browsers for QA. Being a producer requires you to be versatile, think outside the box, and function in a team environment with a close-knit group of like-minded creative individuals. Candidate must be able to handle multiple priorities and projects at any given time with a high degree of proficiency and accuracy. The candidate should be highly skilled in graphic design, social tools as well as excellent grammatical and copywriting / editing skills. The ideal candidate would possess the following standards/ abilities/ skill sets: Bachelors degree in Graphic Design, Interactive Design, Web, or the equivalent combination of education and work experience. A minimum of two years in graphic design / social media marketing. Highly skilled in Adobe Creative Cloud tools and ability to self-manage tasks and priorities. Experience working in a team environment Ability to work closely with clients and co-workers Exceptional customer service skills Experience overseeing the daily operation of social media campaigns. High degree of experience in traditional as well as digital design. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proven experience dealing with constantly evolving deadlines in an ever-changing project landscape. Must be available and willing to work evenings and weekends as needed to meet deadlines. Must be reachable via phone and/or email after business hours. Extremely knowledgeable in all Microsoft Office programs (emphasis on Power Point, Excel and Word) Preference may be given to candidates who meet the above requirements and have the following: Knowledge of Word Press and Interactive tools / products. Knowledge of evolving social media platforms. Experience as copywriter / editor. If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join an exciting, growing media company submit your cover letter, portfolio and resume ASAP to joinourteam@alphamediausa.com with the subject line of Interactive Producer / Digital Designer. Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer. No phone calls please.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:

    DEADLINE: 0000-00-00

    Accounting Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Alpha Media Seeks Accounting Assistant

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities will include, but will not necessarily be limited to:

    • All aspects of Billing and Collections
    • Input of Accounts Payable Invoices

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Please note candidates with prior broadcasting industry experience with strong understanding of related traffic software, accounting software and Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook will be given the top consideration. We look forward to hearing from you!

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Company benefits include medical/dental/vision/life insurance plan, 401K, vacation, sick leave, and 10 holidays each year.

    Interested in joining our team? Sound like a good fit with your passion, skillset and experience? Send us your resume today: joinourteam@alphamediausa.com or visit our website at www.alphamediausa.com.

    Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons in all job classifications and positions without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.

    DEADLINE: 2015-12-06

    Sales Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Alpha Media has an immediate opening for a Sales Assistant.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    This person will be directly involved in assisting the sales management and sales team. Applicant must be proficient in all Microsoft Office applications and possess strong skills in Excel and Power Point. Must be detail oriented, organized, and able to multi-task plus be a team player. General knowledge of sales concepts and sales software is beneficial.

    Responsibilities will include, but will not necessarily be limited to:

    • Commercial order entry and production coordination using industry-specific software on behalf of sellers and/or managers, and other assistance to sellers(s) and/or manager(s).
    • Assist in creating sales packages generally PowerPoint-based
    • Coordination of certain sales activities and projects
    • Daily and weekly reports
    • Front-desk break cover and fill-in
    • Assist in special events and projects
    • Coordinate house trade accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Please note candidates with prior broadcasting industry experience with strong understanding of related Wide Orbit traffic software and vCreative, and/or candidates with extensive knowledge of PowerPoint design, layout, and compelling writing skills will be given the top consideration. We look forward to hearing from you!

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Company benefits include medical/dental/vision/life insurance plan, 401K, vacation, sick leave, and 10 holidays each year.

    Interested in joining our team? Sound like a good fit with your passion, skill set and experience? Send us your resume today: teresa.blickenstaff@alphamediausa.com.

    Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons in all job classifications and positions without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.

    DEADLINE: 2015-12-06

    Integrated Marketing Consultant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Alpha Media Seeks Integrated Marketing Consultant

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Responsible for contacting existing and prospective customers to serve as a consultant in overall marketing strategy and sell solutions offered within Alpha Media LLC. To perform this job successfully, an individual will be responsible for exceeding monthly and annual sales quotas.This position requires the employee to travel locally in a vehicle up to 65% of the time.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Sales and marketing college degree preferred. A minimum of five years of related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of the two is required. Position necessitates a strong work ethic and ability to balance multiple projects. Strong organizational and communication skills are a must.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Interested in joining our team? Sound like a good fit with your passion, skillset and experience? Send us your resume today: joinourteam@alphamediausa.com.

    Company benefits include medical/dental/vision/life insurance plan, 401K, vacation, sick leave, and 10 holidays each year.

    Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons in all job classifications and positions without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.

    DEADLINE: 2015-12-06

    On Air Personality

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Alpha Media Peoria is seeking an On-Air Personality.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Responsibilities will include, but will not necessarily be limited to:

    • On-Air
    • Social Media
    • Video/Audio content creation

    REQUIREMENTS:
    The successful candidate must have excellent editorial judgment when it comes to selecting show content, a solid grasp on how to use and market social media, be creative and understands the local demographics and audience of Peoria.

    Please note candidates with prior broadcasting industry experience with strong understanding of related Vox-Pro, Zetta, GSelector, Adobe Audition, and Sound Forge will be given the top consideration. We look forward to hearing from you!

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Company benefits include medical/dental/vision/life insurance plan, 401K, vacation, sick leave, and 10 holidays each year.

    Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons in all job classifications and positions without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.

    Mail in resume

    DEADLINE: 2015-12-24

    Multi-media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WEEK and WHOI TV in Peoria-Bloomington, Illinois (market 117) is looking for a full time reporter who understands the art of developing contacts and breaking great enterprise stories. You must have great news judgment, be highly organized and be passionate about winning local news.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    We want a team player that will deliver content for social media several times a day. Must also shoot, write and edit for over 25 hours of news a week.

    Musts:

    Strong writing and editorial skills
    Professional, smooth on-camera delivery
    Ability to ad-lib live breaking news situations
    Ability to enterprise multiple stories per week
    Ability to turn multiple stories in one day
    Confidence with all social media platforms

    Expect cross-training to anchor and produce news and weathercasts.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • College degree in Journalism/Communications
    • Flexibility with assigned work shifts
    • Willing to submit a background check

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume and link to an example of your work to:

    elouck@week.com

    WEEK-TV Human Resources
    2907 Springfield Road,
    East Peoria, IL 61611

    EOE

    DEADLINE: 2016-01-11

    Executive Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK is seeking a take charge, second in command leader to help guide us to a future that goes well beyond traditional broadcast news. WEEK is a hugely dominant news organization just months away from major advancements.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    This senior management position, functioning as the literal hub of our news organization, will serve as the primary editorial decision maker for our TV, Web, mobile and social networking platforms. 

    With the intention of being a continuous local news source with an ever immediate deadline mentality, this position will directly oversee and be in nearly constant contact with all involved in our news gathering processes, will weigh the full editorial possibility of every story, and make immediate decisions on how it will be disseminated on the appropriate platforms.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Looking for better choices? You can ride a dinosaur to extinction or join us on the thrill ride of evolution in progress.

    For your chance at a ticket, send your cover letter, resume and
    sample of your latest work to:

    Greg Schieferstein
    WEEK-TV
    News Director
    gregs@week.com

    WEEK is part of Quincy Media, a family owned company operating 19 stations doing news. Throughout Quincy, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking. Quincy is an equal opportunities employer. Visit www.careersatquincy.com for links to all stations and opportunities.

    DEADLINE: 2016-06-09

    Executive Producer - WHOI

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WHOI is seeking a take charge, second in command leader to help guide us to a future that goes well beyond traditional broadcast news.  WHOI is a hugely dominant news organization just months away from major advancements.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    This senior management position, functioning as the literal hub of our news organization, will serve as the primary editorial decision maker for our TV, Web, mobile and social networking platforms.

    With the intention of being a continuous local news source with an ever immediate deadline mentality, this position will directly oversee and be in nearly constant contact with all involved in our news gathering processes, will weigh the full editorial possibility of every story, and make immediate decisions on how it will be disseminated on the appropriate platforms.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Looking for better choices?  You can ride a dinosaur to extinction or join us on the thrill ride of evolution in progress.

    For your chance at a ticket, send your cover letter, resume and sample of your latest work to:

    Greg Schieferstein
    WHOI-TV
    News Director
    gregs@week.com

    WHOI is part of Quincy Media, a family owned company operating 19 stations doing news. Throughout Quincy, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking. Quincy is an equal opportunities employer. Visit www.careersatquincy.com for links to all stations and opportunities.

    DEADLINE: 2016-06-09

    Meteorologist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Legacy NBC and ABC combo stations in market 117 searching for a # 2 to back up our Chief Meteorologist and cover weekends. This is a dynamic, severe weather market that includes tornados, hail, blizzards and floods. New WSI MAX system just installed.

    Peoria and Bloomington, Illinois are vibrant, medium sized cities where a metropolitan lifestyle meets stunning natural beauty. Also, Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis are less than 3 hours away.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Must have at least 2 years experience in a severe weather market and ability to obtain an NWS or AMS seal. Reporting and LIVE experience a plus.
    Valid driver's license also required.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please e-mail cover letter, resume and link to sample weathercast
    elouck@week.com
    Human Resources
    WEEK-TV
    2907 Springfield Rd
    East Peoria, IL 61611

    An Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2016-02-06

    Multi Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WEEK and WHOI TV in Peoria-Bloomington, Illinois (market 117) is looking for a full time reporter who understands the art of developing contacts and breaking great enterprise stories. You must have great news judgment, be highly organized and be passionate about winning local news.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    We want a team player that will deliver content for social media several times a day. Must also shoot, write and edit for over 25 hours of news a week.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Experience:

    • Strong writing and editorial skills
    • Professional, smooth on-camera delivery
    • Ability to ad-lib live breaking news situations
    • Ability to enterprise multiple stories per week
    • Ability to turn multiple stories in one day
    • Confidence with all social media platforms
    Requirements:
    • College degree in Journalism/Communications
    • Flexibility with assigned work shifts
    • Willing to submit a drug and background check
    Expect cross-training to anchor and produce news and weathercasts.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume and link to an example of your work to:

    elouck@week.com
    WEEK-TV, Human Resources
    2907 Springfield Road
    East Peoria, IL 61611

    EOE

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-02-06

    Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Highly successful, legacy station has a rare opening for main co-anchor.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Must be a standout leading anchor for multiple newscasts, excel at breaking news, initiate enterprise stories and produce content for multiple platforms. Must understand and implement station's research based goals and be fully engaged in the use of social media and web content. The successful candidate will help lead stations community involvement activities.

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Anchor newscasts and special reports
    • Contribute, write and/or proofread stories
    • Post content using social media platforms
    • Produce newscasts when necessary
    • Participate in station community related partnerships

    REQUIREMENTS:

    REQUIREMENTS/QUALIFICATIONS

    • Bachelor`s degree in journalism or political science
    • Good attitude and team player
    • Strong on-air presentation - must be credible and personable
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    Candidates should have a proven track record in anchoring, producing and reporting. Strong communication skills are required. All applicants must have a minimum of 4 years of experience.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    elouck@week.com
    Human Resources

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-02-15

    Television Maintenance Engineer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Repair and maintenance of audio and video equipment both in a television station and in the field including cameras, recording equipment, video servers, switchers, routers, satellite equipment, Etc.

    Maintenance of the station's television transmitters and related transmission equipment. Support of all IT systems connected to the Station LAN. Install, configure, and maintain servers, desktops, laptops, routers, switches, printers and mobile devices.. Provide client support of these systems.

    Maintenance of communication links that include RF, Ethernet, and Broadband is required. Maintenance of RF links to and from remote sites in addition to deploying all new installations. Other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Physical Requirements: Must have sufficient visual acuity to be able to view television programming for appropriate, color, contrast and composition. Must have sufficient auditory acuity to be able to listen to television audio programming for quality and content. Work requires the ability to climb, kneel, stoop, reach, push, pull, grasp. Must be able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

    Desired degrees or certifications: Associates degree in Electronics, Electronics Technology Computer Science, Information Technology, Military Technical Training, or related field. MCSE, CCNA, A+, Network+, preferred but not necessary. Other related certifications or degrees will be considered.

    Compensation :

    • TBD based on experience
    • Paid Vacation
    • 401-K
    • Health, Dental Insurance

    Valid drivers license is required

    Selected candidates must pass drug screening

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Minimum 2 years experience in electronics maintenance as well as maintaining PC hardware, peripherals, and software in a network environment is necessary. Should have 2+ years of experience working as a maintenance technician with extensive experience in maintaining and troubleshooting a wide variety of electronic equipment.

    Must have a working knowledge of RF theory and have strong troubleshooting skills.
    This is a 24/7 operation. Ability to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays required.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    elouck@qni.biz
    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-02-06

    Administrative Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WEEK-TV Television in Peoria, IL is seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant to the General Manager. Administrative Assistant is a vital position within our company involved in all levels of company management and decision making in an exciting broadcast television environment.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • At least 5 years of high-level administrative experience.
    • Payroll, Human Resources and Benefits experience.
    • Accounting knowledge and strong analytical skills including budget.
    • Ability to meet deadlines and multi-task numerous duties on a daily basis.
    • Excellent Communication skills both written and oral.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel with strong general computer skills.
    • Television or Radio Broadcast experience strongly preferred.
    • College degree in related field a plus.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    We offer a competitive compensation package including 401(k), Health, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending, Health Club Membership, Employee Assistance Plan, Life, Disability, Paid Time Off and Tuition Reimbursement.

    Interested candidates should send resume and cover letter to:
    HR
    WEEK-TV
    2907 Springfield Rd.
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    Or email to:
    elouck@qni.biz

    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-02-11

    Local Sales Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WEEK-TV is seeking a motivated individual to work in our Sales Department. WEEK-TV will be interviewing applicants for the position of Local Sales Assistant beginning immediately.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Primary Duties:

    • Processing of local sales orders for multiple stations
    • Assist in maintaining contracts currently on-air
    • Follow Up on receivables and other communication with key advertisers and agencies
    • Communicating effectively with local sales reps
    • Assist with reports

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    The company offers a very favorable benefits plan, which includes medical-hospital insurance, sick leave and vacation plans. EOE

    Submit your cover letter and resume with references to: WEEK-TV, 2907 Springfield Rd, East Peoria, IL Attention: Pete Louck, Human Resource/Administrative Assistant, or email to elouck@qni.biz

    WEEK is an equal opportunity employer.

    DEADLINE: 2016-02-11

    Sales Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    WHOI-TV/WEEK-TV is looking for a full time Outsides Sales Representative to join our TEAM. If you can answers YES to these questions, then WHOI-TV/WEEK-TV needs to hear from you!

    Quincy is a family-owned media company that is deeply involved in the local community. We create and deliver news, information, and advertising content on multiple platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Are you direct & convincing when you know it's right for the client? 

    Do you naturally earn trust with the people you meet?

    Do you exceed your goals consistently?

    Do you regularly out produce others with whom you work?

    Are you resourceful and a highly motivated self-starter?

    Are you committed to generating new business by creating customized marketing solutions through broadcast TV & Digital campaigns?

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Submit your cover letter and resume with references to:

    Pete Louck, Human Resource /Administrative Assistant
    WEEK-TV, 2907 Springfield
    Rd, East Peoria, IL 61611:

    or email to elouck@qni.biz

    WEEK is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2016-02-26

    Sales Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Quincy is a family-owned media company that is deeply involved in the local community. We create and deliver news, information, and advertising content on multiple platforms. WHOI-TV/WEEK-TV is looking for a full time Outsides Sales Representative to join our TEAM.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    If you can answers YES to these questions, then WHOI-TV/WEEK-TV needs to hear from you!

    • Are you direct & convincing when you know it's right for the client?
    • Do you naturally earn trust with the people you meet?
    • Do you exceed your goals consistently?
    • Do you regularly out produce others with whom you work?
    • Are you resourceful and a highly motivated self-starter?
    • Are you committed to generating new business by creating customized marketing solutions through broadcast TV & Digital campaigns?

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Submit your cover letter and resume with references to:

    Pete Louck, Human Resource /Administrative Assistant
    WEEK-TV,  2907 Springfield
    Rd, East Peoria, IL  61611:

    or email to elouck@qni.biz

    WEEK is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2016-02-28

    WMBD Fill-In On Air Host

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Alpha Media Seeks Fill-In Talk Show Hosts

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    News/Talk station WMBD in Peoria, Illinois is always on the lookout for talent to add to its current local talk show roster. Were currently seeking candidates who can fill-in when one of our main show hosts is sick or on vacation, although there may be full-time opportunities in the future for the right person.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Desired qualifications include, but are not limited to, the following:

    • Two years experience in talk radio, or equivalent in training/education
    • Ability to entertain, inform, and engage with persons 25-54
    • Knowledge of radio broadcast equipment and automation software
    • Knowledge of audio and video editing software
    • Willingness to take direction
    • Ability to thrive under extremely tight deadlines

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please note candidates with prior broadcasting industry experience will be given the top consideration. We look forward to hearing from you!

    Interested in joining our team? Sound like a good fit with your passion, skillset and experience? Send your resume and demo today to joinourteam@alphamediausa.com.

    Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons in all job classifications and positions without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.

    DEADLINE: 2016-04-01

    Senior IT Support Specialist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Support, aid and otherwise maintain all IT and technology based infrastructure for Saga Communications, a publically traded broadcast company in Champaign IL. This includes duties related to the entire Saga footprint as assigned by the Director of IT. The regional IT members work as an extended team so duties are never truly limited to geographic regions.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Details of the position include:

    • Knowledge of LAN and WAN support.
    • Understanding of Windows Active Directory, MCSE or 3 years relevant experience
    • Cisco routers CCNE or 5 years relevant experience
    • HP Layer 3 switches, 5 years relevant experience
    • Desktop support skills including the ability to support Office 365 and Outlook
    • Experience with Symantec Backup Exec
    • Solid technical, writing, and communication skills
    • Quickly learning new processes, being a team player, and taking ownership of local IT operations as well as contribute to a team of IT engineers.
    • Having three or more years experience in an IT environment which utilizes a Help Desk to assign your work and support tools.
    • Expect to regularly work some nights, weekends, and additional hours.
    • The position requires a strong self-starter as well as someone able to identify and request the information as needed.

    HOW TO APPLY:
    Please send cover letter and resume to itjobs@illiniradio.com

    DEADLINE: 2016-03-19

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That`s because we`re always finding new ways to interact with fans however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

    ESPN Audio is seeking a self-starter with emphasis on New Business Development, Live Sports Sponsorship and experience in Multimedia Sales including TV, Radio, Digital and Experiential Marketing. This individual should possess a strong sales acumen and deep knowledge of Sales and Sponsorships Processes. Also, a strong team player with excellent communication skills is required.

    Company Overview
    At Disney, were storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

    Additional Information
    ESPN is an equal opportunity employer Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

    Job ID: 344952BR

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities

    • Develop working relationships with new clients / partners.
    • Create sales packages and marketing strategies to meet prospective clients objectives.
    • Able to meet individual sales goals and objectives
    • Responsible for increasing the companys gross revenue by developing new business and growing existing business accounts with local and regional clientele by selling advertising and promotional opportunities through spot-radio campaigns, on-site promotions, and digital media.
    • Represent the radio station in the local and regional buying community and to conduct good business practices that benefit the client while adhering to the companys needs and standards.
    • Knowledge of multiple digital advertising platforms (desktop, mobile, tablet) and social media
    • Knowledge of sports sponsorships and sports marketing.
    • Provide motivation as an aggressive self-starter while being able to work effectively independently and within team environment.
    • Must demonstrate effective business communication skills and sound decision making abilities.
    • Must be able to uncover and identify client needs while providing sound business solutions and recommendations.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Basic Qualifications

    • 2+ Years media sales experience with an emphasis on digital media.
    • Direct and Agency experience with relationship in the Chicago market

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Excellent written and communication skills
    • Proficient in MS Office

    Required Education

    • Bachelors Degree

    Preferred Education

    • IAB Certified

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Anyone interested in applying for this open position, or any open positions at ESPN, should do so online at www.ESPNCareers.com. You can also apply for the Account Executive position at ESPN Chicago by clicking on the link below.

    http://jobs.espncareers.com/chicago/sales/jobid9953482-account-executive-(espn-radio)-jobs

    DEADLINE: 2016-03-31

    Morning Meteorologist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The dominant NBC station in Peoria is seeking a Morning Meteorologist. We have the best new weather gear available today, the WSI MAX. Also, WEEK is just months away from many more advancements. Central Illinois has a dynamic weather environment with a history of severe weather in all four seasons. Peoria is a vibrant, medium sized city, where metropolitan lifestyle meets stunning natural beauty.  Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis are all less than 3 hours away.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    We prefer a Meteorologist with on-air experience and the ability to earn a seal.

    Valid drivers license required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WEEK is part of Quincy Media, a family owned company operating 19 stations doing news. Throughout Quincy, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking. Quincy is an equal opportunities employer. Visit www.careersatquincy.com for links to all stations and opportunities. 

    Please e-mail cover letter, resume and link to sample weathercast to:

    Greg Schieferstein
    WEEK
    News Director
    gregs@week.com  

    DEADLINE: 2016-06-24

    IMMEDIATE OPENING for f/t on-air announcer in Central Illinois

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    The Miller Media Group radio stations in Taylorville, IL, has an IMMEDIATE opening for a full-time announcer.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Duties include hosting the newstalk morning newscasts, interviews, and call-in show; being live and voicetracking on our oldies station; writing wraps and editing audio; and doing some sports play-by-play.

    REQUIREMENTS:
    A competitive salary is offered. A great position in a great area of Central Illinois!

    HOW TO APPLY:
    E-mail resume and air checks to editorial@randyradio.com. No phone calls. EOE/M/F.

    DEADLINE: 2016-03-22

    IMMEDIATE OPENING for f/t news/sports reporter

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    The Miller Media Group radio stations in Taylorville, IL, has an IMMEDIATE opening for a news and sports reporter.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Duties include gathering, writing, and delivering local news from a variety of local and area sources; gathering and editing audio; covering meetings; and being on-air. The position also includes high school sports play-by-play.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    A competitive salary is offered the right candidate. Resume and air check to editorial@randyradio.com. No phone calls. EOE/M/F.

    DEADLINE: 2016-03-22

    WEEKEND ANCHOR-PRODUCER

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The dominant NBC station in Peoria is seeking a Weekend Anchor-Producer. We want your experience, ability, news judgment and energy! WEEK is just weeks away from huge technological and building advancements. We’re a #1 legacy news station with vision and drive as a news leader.

    Peoria is a vibrant, medium sized city, where metropolitan lifestyle meets stunning natural beauty. Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis are all less than 3 hours away. You’ll anchor and produce our highly rated weekend newscasts and fill-in during the week.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    You’re also be a leader among the reporting staff on weekdays.  

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Valid drivers license required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please e-mail cover letter, resume and link to sample cast to:  
    Greg Schieferstein 
    WEEK News Director 
    gregs@week.com 

    DEADLINE: 2016-07-03

    WIRL Board Operator/Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Alpha Media is a growing radio broadcast media company that has a passion for great radio and digital content.  Our philosophy is to be smaller, faster, bolder, and work as a high functioning, best of class team at all levels.  We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative and vibrant.  Alpha Media owns and operates 135 radio stations in 28 markets throughout the US and we are very excited to be adding to our market-leading Peoria team.  We have the following position available:

    Job Title:  WIRL Board Operator/Producer

    Department: Programming

    Reports To:  WIRL Program Director

    SUMMARY

    A  WIRL Board Operator/Producer executes live and syndicated shows and sporting events.

    Alpha Media is an EEO employer.

    When you are choosing an employer, what do you look for?  If you are looking for an environment where management believes in having fun, has a passion for the business we are in and works hard to provide the best possible live and local radio in the industry, then Alpha Media is for you.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    This include the following.  Other duties may be assigned.

    • Operation of broadcasting and computer equipment
    • Contest Data Entry
    • Hours vary: includes nights and weekends

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:
    To apply for any of these positions, please email: joinourteam@alphamediausa.com or log on to our website at www.alphamediausa.com and click on the careers tab.

    DEADLINE: 2016-04-29

    Project Audio Sales Associate

    JOB DESCRIPTION:
    Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

    ESPN Chicago 1000 is seeking a highly-motivated and dynamic individual who is looking to establish a career in media sales. This project sales associate position is an initial 6-9 month training program, with the potential to extend up to 2 years, designed to provide hands-on working experience to learn the business, develop selling skills and build relationships in the marketplace. The job provides for a unique opportunity to learn and contribute to the Audio Sales organization while learning about the media/sports entertainment industry. The program is intended to provide a clear career path, defined performance expectations and structured learning and development opportunities for ESPN’s future Account Executives.

    The project sales associate role thrives in a fast-paced and energetic team environment, which requires individuals to establish partnerships with each member of the team and become a strong contributor to the achievement of departmental sales goals. The project sales associate role will work with the sales team to establish themselves as competitive seller in the marketplace.

     

    Additional Information

    **Relocation assistance is not provided for this role**

    ESPN is an equal opportunity employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all

     

    Company Overview

    At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:
    Responsibilities

    • Learn Audio Sales business to include but not limited to; Local and Network Audio Content, Marketing and promotions programs, sales operations, how to deliver multi-platform sales presentations and develop the ability to pitch and close a deal.
    • Work with the Audio Sales teams at all levels during the Audio sales cycle and partner with assigned Account Executives and clients to learn and manage the day-to-day process of closing a sale
    • Maintains sales prospect and client databases
    • Assists with the implementation of new and ongoing sales and marketing programs for assigned clients
    • Partner with the sales team in the development of promotional and related collateral materials, merchandise, monthly highlights, tickets to events, and related materials and services to increase fan and client engagement.
    • Build a network of local and national clients relationships
    • Managed assigned book of business and sales goals
    • Candidate will have additional responsibilities in assisting the Digital Sales Manager with digital presentations, paperwork and recaps

    REQUIREMENTS:
    Basic Qualifications

    • Related administrative or sales support experience
    • Strong written, verbal, organization and computer skills including excel, power point, and word, a must
    • Has basic project management and multitasking skills
    • Experience building decks (presentations) and presenting/pitching in front of large audiences

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Has basic understanding of Disney and ESPN’s sales and marketing processes
    • Prior Media Internship experience preferred
    • Has basic sales administration subject matter expertise and basic competence in sales program administration and implementation
    • Has basic project management and multitasking skills
    • Understanding of cable television industry and affiliate relations preferred
    • Has a basic understanding of the sales positioning and tactics for assigned affiliates
    • Experience building decks (presentations) and presenting/pitching in front of large audiences
       

    Required Education

    • BS/BA Degree or minimum of 2 years related administrative or sales support experience

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Job ID: 353725BR

    Anyone interested in applying for this open position, or any open positions at ESPN, should do so online at www.ESPNCareers.com.  You can also apply for the Project Audio Sales Associate position at ESPN Chicago by clicking on the link below.

    http://jobs.espncareers.com/chicago/sales/jobid10074971-project-audio-sales-associate-(chicago)-jobs

    DEADLINE: 2016-05-13

    Intern-Studio Engineering

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The Studio Engineer Intern will work under direction of the Broadcast Studio Engineer who is the lead technical production person for the internet radio station. The intern will be able to learn from and assist the engineer in  recording and manipulation of digital media as well as other common tasks involved in quality live productions, podcasts, etc. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Work under the guidance of a professional and experienced Studio Engineer to: help in the recording and manipulation of digital media in mix production; help refine use of various filters and audio elements in the creation of a final product that will meet company’s and industry professional quality standards; operate a digital audio boardwith some supervision for live studio recording; help produce podcasts and programs in studio as well as help record (in the field) live events as needed. Intern will improve their level of competency in all major aspects of studio engineering.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    At least basic competence in the use of Pro Tools, Ableton Live, and other state of the art audio editing programs. Experience with or exposure to basic video editing tools. 
    Ability to operate a digital audio board for live studio recording is required; familiarity with Behringer X32 is essential. 
    Working knowledge of Windows and Mac OS operating systems. 
    Excellent communication skills. 
    Excellent time management skills. 
    Essential knowledge of copyright infringement and why it should be avoided. 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Send resume, cover letter and any links to your work to Jobs@IndyBuild.com

    DEADLINE: 2016-04-15

    News Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    NBC TV affiliate in Central Illinois is looking for a News Producer, who is creative, engaging, energetic and outgoing. 
    Candidate must be a positive, highly motivated, self-starter. Our tools include LIVE capabilities and a Storyteller touch screen. 

    Peoria-Bloomington are both vibrant, medium sized cities, where a metropolitan lifestyle meets natural beauty. It’s also within a few hours' drive of Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.  

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Producers here are newsroom leaders and decision makers. They’re responsible for excellent writing, showcasing, and creative thinking. We require high journalistic and ethical standards.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    If you have a strong work ethic and believe in the power to communicate on multiple platforms, send us your video link, resume and cover letter.

    Requires a minimum Bachelor's degree in Journalism or Communication. Valid driver's license required. Medical benefits included.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    elouck@week.com
    Human Resources
    WEEK-TV

    2907 Springfield Rd
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    (fax) 309-698-9335

    WEEK Television Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2016-04-07

    National Sales Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK-TV and WHOI-TV are seeking a motivated individual to work in our Sales Department. We will be interviewing applicants for the position of National Sales Assistant beginning immediately.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Primary Duties:

    • Processing of national sales orders for multiple stations
    • Maintaining contracts currently on-air
    • Follow Up on receivables and other communication with key advertisers and agencies
    • Communicating effectively with a national rep firm across multiple stations in one market
    • Assist with reports

    The company offers a very favorable benefits plan, which includes medical-hospital insurance, sick leave and vacation plans. EOE

    REQUIREMENTS:

    The ideal candidate will have strong computer skills/knowledge of Microsoft Office. A college degree is preferred

    Core Competencies Required:

    • Strong organizational skills
    • Willingness to learn new technology including internal computer and media programs
    • A Positive attitude
    • Strong math aptitude
    • Ability to prioritize numerous time sensitive materials

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Submit your cover letter and resume with references to:
    WEEK-TV,  2907 Springfield Rd, East
    Peoria, IL  61611: Sara Smithson, Human
    Resource /Administrative Assistant, or email to ssmithson@week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-05-04

    Meteorologist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Legacy NBC and ABC combo stations in market 117 searching for a # 2 to back up our Chief Meteorologist and cover weekends. This is a dynamic, severe weather market that includes tornados, hail, blizzards and floods.

    New WSI MAX system just installed.

    Peoria and Bloomington, Illinois are vibrant, medium sized cities where a metropolitan lifestyle meets stunning natural beauty.  Also, Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis are less than 3 hours away.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Valid driver's license also required.

    Must have at least 2 years experience in a severe weather market and ability to obtain an NWS or AMS seal. Reporting and LIVE experience a plus.

    Must have two years experience

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please e-mail cover letter, resume and link to sample weathercast to ssmithson@week.com or

    Human Resources WEEK-TV
    2907 Springfield Rd
    East Peoria, IL 61611

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

     

    DEADLINE: 2016-04-15

    Local Sales Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK-TV is seeking a motivated individual to work in our Sales Department.  WEEK-TV will be interviewing applicants for the position of Local Sales Assistant beginning immediately.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Primary Duties:

    • Processing of local sales orders for multiple stations
    • Assist in maintaining contracts currently on-air
    • Follow Up on receivables and other communication with key advertisers and agencies
    • Communicating effectively with local sales reps
    • Assist with reports

    The company offers a very favorable benefits plan, which includes medical-hospital insurance, sick leave and vacation plans. EOE

    REQUIREMENTS:

    The ideal candidate will have strong computer skills/knowledge of Microsoft Office. A college degree is preferred.

    Core Competencies Required:

    • Strong organizational skills
    • Willingness to learn new technology including internal computer and media programs
    • A Positive attitude
    • Strong math aptitude
    • Ability to prioritize numerous time sensitive materials

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Submit your cover letter and resume with references to:

    WEEK-TV
    2907 Springfield Rd
    East Peoria, IL
    Attention: Pete Louck, Human Resource/Administrative Assistant

    or email to elouck@qni.biz

    WEEK is an equal opportunity employer. 

    DEADLINE: 2016-05-05

    Sales Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Quincy is a family-owned media company that is deeply involved in the local community. We create and deliver news, information, and advertising content on multiple platforms. 

    WHOI-TV/WEEK-TV is looking for a full time Outsides Sales Representative to join our TEAM. If you can answers YES to these questions, then WHOI-TV/WEEK-TV needs to hear from you!

    Are you direct & convincing when you know it's right for the
    client?

    Do you naturally earn trust with the people you meet?

    Do you exceed your goals consistently?

    Do you regularly out produce others with whom you work?

    Are you resourceful and a highly motivated self-starter?

    Are you committed to generating new business by creating customized marketing solutions through broadcast TV & Digital campaigns?

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities: Included below and not limited to the following…

    • Acquiring new clients through prospecting and cold calling
    • Present advertising opportunities to potential customers throughout the market using traditional broadcast & digital resources.
    • Establish and maintain positive working relationships with designated/developed local clients.
    • Prepare and sell proposals utilizing in–house research material, knowledge of clients and their advertising needs, as well as knowledge of the marketplace.
    • Achieve revenue budget on all platforms broadcast & digital

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or equivalent related sales experience. Highly motivated self-starter who thrives in a competitive environment. Excellent verbal and written communications skills to effectively communicate with, negotiate, and influence internal and external contacts. Must be proficient in computer skills, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Submit your cover letter and resume with references to:

    Sara Smithson, Human Resource /Administrative Assistant
    WEEK-TV,  2907 Springfield
    Rd, East Peoria, IL  61611

    or email to ssmithson@week.com

    WEEK is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2016-04-29

    News Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    NBC TV affiliate in Central Illinois is looking for a News Producer, who is creative, engaging, energetic and outgoing. 
    Candidate must be a positive, highly motivated, self-starter. Our tools include LIVE capabilities and a Storyteller touch screen

    Peoria-Bloomington are both vibrant, medium sized cities, where a metropolitan lifestyle meets natural beauty.  It’s
    also within a few hours' drive of Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.  

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Producers here are newsroom leaders and decision makers. They’re responsible for excellent writing, showcasing, and creative thinking. We require high journalistic and ethical standards.

    Requires a minimum Bachelor's degree in Journalism or Communication. Valid driver's license required. Medical benefits included.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you have a strong work ethic and believe in the power to communicate on multiple platforms, send us your video link, resume and cover letter.

    ssmithson@week.com
    Human Resources
    WEEK-TV

    2907 Springfield Rd
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    (fax) 309-698-9335

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-04-29

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

    Job ID:  430682BR

    Job Location:  Chicago, Illinois, United States

    Category:  Sales

    Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary

    Company Overview

    At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

    Additional Information

    **Relocation assistance is not provided for this role**

    ESPN is an equal opportunity employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Develop working relationships with new clients / partners.
    • Create sales packages and marketing strategies to meet prospective client’s objectives.
      Able to meet individual sales goals and objectives.
    • Responsible for increasing the company’s gross revenue by developing new business and growing existing business accounts with local and regional clientele by selling advertising and promotional opportunities through spot-radio campaigns, on-site promotions, and digital media.
    • Represent the radio station in the local and regional buying community and to conduct good business practices that benefit the client while adhering to the company’s needs and standards.
    • Knowledge of multiple digital advertising platforms (desktop, mobile, tablet) and social media
    • Knowledge of sports sponsorships and sports marketing.
    • Provide motivation as an aggressive self-starter while being able to work effectively independently and within team environment.
    • Must demonstrate effective business communication skills and sound decision making abilities.
    • Must be able to uncover and identify client needs while providing sound business solutions and recommendations.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Basic Qualifications

    • 2+ Years media sales experience with an emphasis on radio media.
    • Direct and Agency experience with relationship in the Chicago market.
    • Excellent written and communication skills.
    • Proficient in MS Office.

    Required Education

    • Bachelor’s Degree
       

    Preferred Education

    • IAB Certified

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Anyone interested in applying for this open position, or any open positions at ESPN, should do so online at www.ESPNCareers.com.  You can also apply for the Account Executive position at ESPN Chicago by clicking on the link below.

    https://jobs.espncareers.com/job/chicago/account-executive/5216/4185329

     

    DEADLINE: 2017-04-09

    Director of Interactive Strategy

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Alpha Media Seeks Director of Interactive Strategy

    Alpha Media – Peoria, Illinois is seeking an experienced cross-platform sales strategist to augment leadership of a talented team of sellers and drive interactive sales. This individual will be charged with motivating and leading the sales team to consistent, sustainable revenue growth for targeted display and integrated, multiplatform sales efforts.  The successful applicant must be committed to return on investment for advertisers.  Knowledge of relevant market intelligence and trends, including evolving technologies, consumer behaviors, client expectations, shifting competitive landscape and operational efficiencies is highly desired – particularly as those things pertain to the interactive/digital media world. The role requires an enthusiastic and hardworking person who exudes passion for Alpha Media’s unique platform and value proposition while providing visible leadership and communication to the market.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Principal Duties and Responsibilities include: 

    • Development and management of key relationships with decision makers (both independently and with other sales team members) of current and potential clients to grow revenue across Alpha Media platforms (e.g., broadcast radio, social media, targeted display, etc.).
    • Working directly with local CEOs, CMOs, Business Owners, Media Planners and other key decision makers to create marketing strategies.
    • Actively participating in business & community associations with the intension of developing extensive relationships with local influencers and decision makers.
    • Developing and maintaining the overall revenue growth plan and requisite reporting for the Interactive sales effort.
    • Leveraging appropriate internal resources to deliver value to customers.
    • Proactively identify, develop, coach, and manage sales force toward Interactive, and support their selling activity.
    • Driving results through sales team and hold them accountable to expectations.
    • Thriving in an entrepreneurial environment with the ability to adapt quickly and consistently exceed sales targets.
    • Communicating and working with corporate, market, and local sales management.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Desired Skills and Experience

    Requirements of this position may include the following:

    1. A bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field with a minimum of 2 years of sales and interactive experience or an equivalent or acceptable combination of education and relevant experience.
    • A minimum of 2 years experience in interactive media with the proven ability to grow the business and find new revenue opportunities in those areas.
    • A proven track record of sales success working directly with decision makers with tangible results.
    • A proven track record of exceptional leadership skills and holding employees accountable to business and sales metrics.
    • Ability to train and coach sales team to maximize revenue through Interactive, and ‘lead from the front’ management techniques.
    • Knowledge of sales principles and practices, and an ability to coach others on them.
    • Experience creating positive energy in the face of challenges and the ability to communicate in a way that focuses, inspires, and engages employees to deliver results
    • Stellar written and presentation skills with excellent communication and influencing abilities across multiple levels.

    The successful candidate will have the proven ability to prioritize work and manage the stress of a high pressure work environment and will be expected to comply with all company procedures and internal controls associated with the assigned duties.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Interested in joining our team? Sound like a good fit with your passion, skillset and experience? Apply today at alphamediausa.com/careers/.

    Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons in all job classifications and positions without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.

    DEADLINE: 2016-07-14

    News Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Dominate NBC/ABC affiliate operation in Peoria, Illinois is seeking an energized, caring, competitive, take charge newsroom leader. This is not a sit behind a desk job. As the News Director, you are coaching, guiding and mentoring on a continuous level.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    WEEK/WHOI is a continuous local news source with an immediate deadline mentality. The News Director directly oversees all involved in our news gathering and distribution processes. This manager directs the development of our content, weighs the full editorial possibility of every story, and makes immediate decisions on how it will be disseminated on the appropriate platforms. Winning the big story and severe weather is always the expectation.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    A minimum of 6 years television news management experience and a college degree in broadcast journalism is preferred. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate strong working knowledge of community issues and needs, as well as sound journalistic principles, and must have the ability to make fast, accurate journalistic and logistical judgments. 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you have a passion for excellence and a burning desire to lead the best local broadcast news operation in Peoria, Illinois we want to hear from you. Please send your resume, reel and references:

    Mark DeSantis, VP/General Manager WEEK/WHOI Television, Inc.
    2907 Springfield Rd.
    East Peoria, Illinois 61611
    mdesantis@week.com 

    DEADLINE: 2016-07-13

    Integrated Marketing Consultant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Alpha Media – Peoria is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented Integrated Marketing Consultant who has a proven track record of building and maintaining on-going relationships with existing clients through the entire sales cycle. The ideal candidate must possess proven business development and sales experience, be a self-starter that is able to work with clients to meet marketing objectives, and sell the value of Alpha Media local radio and digital brands.

    Alpha Media is the fastest growing company in media today. We have a passion for great radio and digital content. Our philosophy is to be smaller, faster, bolder, and work as a high functioning, best of class team at all levels. We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative and vibrant. We believe in creating progressive products, world class events and building strong relationships in our communities.

    Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Alpha Media operates 250 radio stations within 51 markets across the United States covering all formats.

    Come work for the fastest growing media company in America!

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities for this position may include:

    ·    Sell radio and digital advertising.

    ·    Successfully uncover and close new, non-radio advertisers utilizing plans comprised of local spot and/or digital/non-spot revenue areas.

    ·    Understand digital marketing including mobile and programmatic digital advertising.

    ·    Ensure that company initiatives and tools provided are used and maximized.

    ·    Participate in weekly sales meetings and training sessions.

    ·    Negotiate direct and agency business.

    ·    Input client orders and copy using company provided software.

    ·    Ensure attainment of monthly, quarterly and annual local + NTR + digital budget goals.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Requirements of this position may include the following:

    ·    A minimum two years’ sales experience.

    ·    A proven track record delivering strong and consistent sales growth while consistently exceeding revenue targets.

    ·    Strong written and oral communication skills.

    ·    Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth, rapidly changing culture and environment.

    ·    The role requires an enthusiastic and hardworking person who exudes passion for Alpha Media’s unique platform and value proposition.

    ·    This position requires a fully insured personal vehicle and valid driver’s license.

    Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following:

    ·    Experience building strategic presentations and dynamically presenting them to clients.

    ·    Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

    ·    Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join a fast moving, growing entity submit your cover letter and resume today: joinourteam@alphamediausa.com or visit our website at www.alphamediausa.com. You may also mail the same to:

    Alpha Media
    ATTN: Danielle Hamilton, Asst. Business Manager
    331 Fulton Street, 12th Floor
    Peoria, IL 61602

    Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify

     

    DEADLINE: 2016-07-14

    Receptionist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Alpha Media - Peoria is seeking a full-time Receptionist to be the face and voice to the public for Alpha Media. The ideal candidate will be an energetic, take-charge person who takes pride and ownership in their work and has good attention for detail. The Receptionist is an integral part of customer service so must be able to communicate effectively and politely with clients and the public, by phone and in person. This position reports to the Assistant Business Manager and must be available 8a – 5p, Monday through Friday.

    Alpha Media is the fastest growing company in media today. We have a passion for great radio and digital content. Our philosophy is to be smaller, faster, bolder, and work as a high functioning, best of class team at all levels. We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative and vibrant. We believe in creating progressive products, world class events and building strong relationships in our communities.

    Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Alpha Media operates 250 radio stations within 51 markets across the United States covering all formats.

    Come work for the fastest growing company in radio today!

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities for this position may include:

    ·         Answer all incoming calls.

    ·         Welcome visitors, direct visitors and callers to appropriate personnel.

    ·         Respond to questions about our organization including, but not limited to, providing callers with the address, directions and other similar information courteously and professionally.

    ·         Distribute prizes to winners and serve as a public relations contact with contestants.

    ·         Maintain conference room calendar.

    ·         Create and distribute weekly management schedule.

    ·         Distribute incoming mail.

    ·         Mail weekly invoices.

    ·         Complete weekly station affidavits.

    ·         Data entry of client payments, promotions, and traffic logs.

    ·         Maintain copy machines, office supplies, and water/soda/coffee/vending machines.

    ·         Assist with credit reference contacts.

    ·         Other administrative duties as assigned by the Assistant Business Manager.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Requirements of this position may include the following:

    ·    Professional and welcoming personality.

    ·    Extensive knowledge in Microsoft Office products.

    ·    Accurate data entry skills.

    ·    Excellent written and verbal skills.

    ·    Extremely organized, detail oriented, and able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join a fast moving, growing entity submit your cover letter and resume today: joinourteam@alphamediausa.com or visit our website at www.alphamediausa.com. You may also mail the same to:

    Alpha Media
    ATTN: Danielle Hamilton, Asst. Business Manager
    331 Fulton Street, 12th Floor
    Peoria, IL 61602

    Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify

    DEADLINE: 2016-07-14

    Sales Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Alpha Media - Peoria has an immediate opening for an experienced Sales Assistant. This person will be directly involved in assisting the sales management and sales teams. The ideal candidate must be detail oriented, organized, and able to multi-task.

    Alpha Media is the fastest growing company in media today. We have a passion for great radio and digital content. Our philosophy is to be smaller, faster, bolder, and work as a high functioning, best of class team at all levels. We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative and vibrant. We believe in creating progressive products, world class events and building strong relationships in our communities.

    Headquartered in Portland, Oregon Alpha Media operates 250 radio stations within 51 markets across the United States covering all formats.

    Come work for the fastest growing company in radio today!

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities will include, but will not necessarily be limited to:

    ·         Commercial order entry and production coordination using industry-specific software on behalf of seller(s) and/or manager(s), and other assistance to seller(s) and/or manager(s).

    ·         Assist in creating sales packages – generally PowerPoint-based

    ·         Coordination of certain sales activities and projects

    ·         Daily and weekly reports

    ·         Front-desk break cover and fill-in

    ·         Assist in special events and projects

    ·         Coordinate house trade accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Requirements of this position may include the following:

    ·         Excellent written and verbal skills.

    ·         Excellent telephone skills.

    ·         Able to thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth, rapidly changing culture and environment.

    ·         Proficient in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and PowerPoint.

    ·         Extremely organized and detail oriented.

    ·         Be a positive member of a tight-knit team.

    Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following:

    ·         Prior experience in the broadcast industry or related field.

    ·         Strong understanding of Wide Orbit traffic software and VCreative Traffic System.

    ·         Extensive knowledge of Power Point.

    ·         General knowledge of sales concepts and sales software.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join a fast moving, growing entity submit your cover letter and resume to danielle.hamilton@alphamediausa.com. You may also mail the same to:

    Alpha Media
    ATTN: Danielle Hamilton
    331 Fulton Street, 12th Floor
    Peoria, IL 61602

    Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.

    DEADLINE: 2016-07-14

    WEEKEND ANCHOR-PRODUCER

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The dominant NBC station in Peoria is seeking a Weekend Anchor-Producer. We want your experience, ability, news judgment and energy! 

    WEEK is just weeks away from huge technological and building advancements. We’re a #1 legacy news station with vision and drive as a news leader.

    Peoria is a vibrant, medium sized city, where metropolitan lifestyle meets stunning natural beauty. Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis are all less than 3 hours away. You’ll anchor and produce our highly rated weekend newscasts and fill-in during the week.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    You’re also be a leader among the reporting staff on weekdays.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Valid drivers license required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please e-mail cover letter, resume and link to sample cast to:  

    MARK DeSANTIS
    VP/General Manager
    markd@week.com 

    No phone calls please

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-07-29

    Multi Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK and WHOI TV in Peoria-Bloomington, Illinois (market 117) is looking for a full time reporter who understands the art of developing contacts and breaking great enterprise stories.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:


    You must have great news judgment, be highly organized and be passionate about winning local news.

    We want a team player that will deliver content for social media several times a day. Must also shoot, write and edit for over 25 hours of news a week.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Strong writing and editorial skills
    • Professional, smooth on-camera delivery
    • Ability to ad-lib live breaking news situations
    • Ability to enterprise multiple stories per week
    • Ability to turn multiple stories in one day
    • Confidence with all social media platforms

    Requirements:

    • College degree in Journalism/Communications 
    • Flexibility with assigned work shifts 
    • Willing to submit a drug and background check
    • Expect cross-training to anchor and produce news and weathercasts.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume and link to an example of your work to

    MARK DeSANTIS
    VP/General Manager
    markd@week.com

    Quincy Media is an EOE employer.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-07-29

    WHOI Evening Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Organizes, writes and edits stories for assigned newscasts.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for combining all elements of assigned newscasts to prepare them for other departments to air.
    • Stacks stories by importance and uses transitional writing to go from one story to the next.
    • Works with News, Weather and Sports anchors to combine all elements in an understandable show for the viewer.
    • Writes, lead-ins, teases and stories for the newscast.
    • Edits stories as needed for the newscast.  
    • Assigns reporters, photographers and anchors as needed.
    • May report, videotape or anchor as assigned.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Knowledge:  Strong writing and computer skills, combined with good news judgment and journalism background. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and linear and non-linear edit systems.

    Work conditions:  Office Environment. Valid driver’s license. Ability to interact appropriately with all staff members.

    Education: College degree required

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WEEK is proud to be a Quincy Media station.  Paid vacation, holidays, personal days, and more; 401k retirement plan with company match; the full suite of insurance benefits. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.

    Contact:
    MARK DeSANTIS
    VP/General Manager
    markd@week.com

    WEEK Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2016-07-29

    Weekend News Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Responsible for appearing on assigned  weekend newscasts, reading the news. Also responsible for reporting, writing, producing and editing as needed. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Read the news of the day off of teleprompter or live for assigned newscasts.
    • Read through scripts before newscast to prepare and work with producer of newscasts to choose story elements.
    • Report in the field as needed with the possibility of live shots.
    • Write, edit, videotape and sometimes produce for the newscast they anchor.
    • Put stories on the web.
    • Provide stories for network, newspaper and radio partners, website and any other assigned organizations.
    • Appear in public as ambassadors of the station as assigned.
    • Other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Strong writing and computer skills. Journalism background. Knowledge of Microsoft Word.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WEEK is proud to be a Quincy Media station.  Paid vacation, holidays, personal days, and more; 401k retirement plan with company match; the full suite of insurance benefits. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.

    WEEK Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    MARK DeSANTIS
    VP/General Manager
    markd@week.com 

    DEADLINE: 2016-07-29

    WEEK PRODUCER

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Organizes, writes and edits stories for assigned newscasts.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for combining all elements of assigned newscasts to prepare them for other departments to air.
    • Stacks stories by importance and uses transitional writing to go from one story to the next.
    • Works with News, Weather and Sports anchors to combine all elements in an understandable show for the viewer. 
    • Writes, lead-ins, teases and stories for the newscast.
    • Edits stories as needed for the newscast.  
    • Assigns reporters, photographers and anchors as needed.
    • May report, videotape or anchor as assigned.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    WEEK is proud to be a Quincy Media station.  Paid vacation, holidays, personal days, and more; 401k retirement plan with company match; the full suite of insurance benefits. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Knowledge: Strong writing and computer skills, combined with good news judgment and journalism background. Knowledge of Microsoft Word and linear and non-linear edit systems.

    Valid drivers license required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WEEK Television Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    MARK DeSANTIS
    VP/General Manager
    309 698-3850
    markd@week.com 

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-07-29

    News Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    NBC TV affiliate in Central Illinois is looking for a News Producer, who is creative, engaging, energetic and outgoing. 
    Candidate must be a positive, highly motivated, self-starter. Our tools include LIVE capabilities and a Storyteller touch screen.

    Peoria-Bloomington are both vibrant, medium sized cities, where a metropolitan lifestyle meets natural beauty.  It’s
    also within a few hours drive of Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.

    Please send resume to pboxx@week.com  

    WEEK Television Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    WEEK is proud to be a Quincy Media station.  Paid vacation, holidays, personal days, and more; 401k retirement plan with company match; the full suite of insurance benefits. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience: Producers here are newsroom leaders and decision makers. They’re responsible for excellent writing, showcasing, and creative thinking. We require high journalistic and ethical standards.

    Requirements: If you have a strong work ethic and believe in the power to communicate on multiple platforms, send us your video link, resume and cover letter.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    pboxx@week.com 
    Human Resources
    WEEK-TV

    2907 Springfield Rd
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    (fax) 309-698-9335

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-08-12

    Executive Administrative Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Alpha Media is looking for an Executive Administrative Assistant.  This individual must be able to work effectively with all levels of the organization, have strong communication skills, and a high degree of professionalism, initiative, self-motivation and sense of responsibility.

    This individual will be responsible for confidential and time sensitive material.  Good attention to details and accuracy are a must.  Position requirements will include data entry, preparation of routine and advanced reports and aptitude for quickly adapting to and effectively managing proprietary software platforms as well as proficient MS Office skills.  Ability to multi-task, prioritize activities, organize, and pro-actively anticipate department needs is expected.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities may include, but may not necessarily be limited to:

    ·         Working directly with the SVP/Market Manager on day-to-day tasks and frequent projects.

    ·         Assisting the Business Management department on an as-needed basis.

    ·         Certain HR functions, such as job postings, applicant coordination, recruitment outreach efforts, and other EEO compliance and FCC Public File functions.

    ·         Depending on experience, possible management of certain personnel and administrative functions.

    ·         Manager contact for and facilitator of new hire, new employee orientation, and onboarding processes.

    ·         Account administrator and systems manager for multiple software platforms, including but not limited to Efficio CRM, Nielsen, RAB, and CashByCreative.

    ·         Contract administrator.

    o   Barter contracts

    o   Vendor contracts

    o   Trade Administrator – pre-approvals, agreements and trade inventory

    ·         Organizer of staff events and meetings.

    ·         Building maintenance liaison.

    ·         Administrator of shared building systems and equipment, including but not limited to copiers, keys/fobs, phone system and parking.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Interested in applying for this position?  Sound like a good fit with your passion, skillset and experience? Submit your cover letter and resume today: joinourteam@alphamediausa.com or visit our website at www.alphamediausa.com. You may also mail the same to:

    Alpha Media
    ATTN: Cynthia Hayes, Regional Business Manager
    331 Fulton Street, 12th Floor
    Peoria, IL 61602

    Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify

     

    DEADLINE: 2016-08-19

    HOI Promotion Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    HOI ABC in Peoria, Illinois is looking for an energetic individual to market our ABC affiliate on multiple platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The HOI ABC Promotion Producer is the driving force behind the HOI ABC brand. Your creative
    mind will guide a team dedicated to making our station stand out from the rest. From concept to post, this is your opportunity work with a talented group of people to tackle the daily writing,
    shooting, editing and graphic design challenges of marketing our ABC content for TV, Web, and mobile.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Applicants should have knowledge of non-linear editing and videography. Marketing experience is preferred. This position requires a relevant communications degree and/or experience.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WHOI is proud to be a Quincy Media station. Peoria is centrally located within 2.5 hours of Chicago and 3 hours to St Louis and Indianapolis, paid vacation, holidays, personal days, 401K retirement plan with company match, along with the full suite of insurance benefits.  Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.

    Send your resume and a link of your great work to:

    Tim Campbell, Creative Services Manager
    tcampbell@week.com

    EOE - WEEK Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-04-08

    Digital Sales Specialist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/WHOI, the NBC and ABC affiliate in Peoria, IL has an immediate opening for a Digital Sales Specialist. The successful candidate will be an innovative leader who embraces multi-platform sales opportunities with web, mobile, digital and other opportunities to new and existing clients of WEEK/WHOI.  We’re after the strategic, creative advertising mind that’s the driving force behind the sale. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    As Digital Sales Specialist, you will work in tandem with station sales management and with the WEEK and WHOI sales staffs i developing and executing multi-platform campaigns, facilitating growth and revenue for new media. This includes developing proposals, pricing, and packaging for our staff as well as managing digital inventory and maintaining reports. You must have excellent communication and organizational skills and look forward to thriving in a fast paced, exciting television and on-line environment.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    College degree in marketing, liberal arts or equivalent experience in media sales or marketing preferred (i.e. TV, Radio, Newspaper or Digital).

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WEEK/WHOI is part of the QMI Broadcast Group, a family owned company with 14 stations (ABC, NBC, FOX, CW) in 7 states. Visit www.CareersAtQuincy.com for links to all stations and opportunities.

     If you think you qualify, want to work with a great group of people and live in one of America’s best cities, send a cover letter, resume and references to:

    Sara Smithson, HR Director
    WEEK/WHOI
    2907 Springfield Rd.
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    Or email ssmithson@week.com 

    WEEK Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    DEADLINE: 2016-08-29

    WHOI Good Company Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The Creative Services Team at WEEK/WHOI Television is looking for the right person to produce our local show Good Company.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Good Company showcases famous people, unique entertainment, local products and services from all around Central Illinois. Your exciting challenge along with our great hosts is to bring energy and excitement to the show, our viewers and guests each day.  

    REQUIREMENTS:

    You should be a confident, creative and organized individual willing to be the driving force behind this fun and unique daily talk and entertainment TV show.

    This position requires a relevant communications degree and/or television production experience. A strong background working with clients, television production and show producing, as well as creative thinking and writing is desired.  

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WEEK is proud to be a Quincy Media, Inc station.  Paid vacation, holidays, personal days, and more; 401k retirement plan with company match; the full suite of insurance benefits. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com

    Send your resume and a link of your great work to:

    Tim Campbell, Creative Services Manager
    WEEK Television, Inc.
    2907 Springfield Road
    East Peoria, IL 61611

    tcampbell@week.com 

     WEEK Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2016-08-26

    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
    NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

    DEADLINE: 2016-09-01

    Weekend Sports Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK TV, 25 News/HOI 19 News, Peoria, central Illinois’ long-time legacy market leader has an opportunity for an energetic, weekend sports anchor/MMJ.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The successful candidate will understand that sports coverage is more than scores and highlights.  It’s about great human stories, finding the hidden golden nuggets that make for compelling storytelling.  At the same time we expect
    you to network with local sports teams and coaches to enterprise and break sports stories.  You should also be able to demonstrate a knowledge of aggressively using social media to engage and respond to our community on multiple
    broadcast platforms, through social media and online.

    You have to be willing to also spend time working on news stories and contributing to a newsroom culture that believes there is a reason the 1st Amendment is first, that speaks truth to power with the questions we ask and believes
    deeply in community service.  

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:
    College degree in journalism or communications

    Requirements:

    • Strong on air presentation - credible delivery and personable style  
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Great attitude, team player, newsroom and community leader
    • Rich with ideas for coverage

    HOW TO APPLY:

    We are owned by Quincy Media, one of the great family owned companies with a heritage of quality and service. Our Peoria operation has now joined our long time market leading WEEK TV, the NBC affiliate with the ABC affiliate to make an already dominate organization even stronger.

    Resumes and links of your work:
    Perry Boxx
    News Director
    25 News WEEK/HOI19 News
    2907 Springfield Road
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    pboxx@week.com 

    WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2016-09-18

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The ABC & CW affiliates in Peoria Illinois are seeking a self-motivated individual to join our HOI-19 & CW4 Sales Team as an Account Executive. As an AE you are responsible for selling television commercial airtime and a suite of digital products to new and existing accounts. The ideal candidate is energetic, positive and goal-oriented with a passion to succeed.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Key activities

    • Through client needs analysis, develop television and digital advertising plans that grow local business
    • Build rapport with clientele, provide excellent timely customer service, and gain additional business from referrals
    • Develop, maintain and prospect new business from traditional and non-traditional advertisers located in the Peoria-Bloomington market
    • Negotiate advertising rates within guidelines set by the sales management team
    • Perform client services, including but not limited to avail presentations, package preparation, copy writing, credit applications, collections
    • Perform other duties as needed or as directed by sales management

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Four-year college degree preferred
    • Minimum of 2 years proven media sales or business-to- business sales success preferred

    Skills & Abilities

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong time management and organizational skills
    • Excellent knowledge of the media landscape and understanding of consumer behavior across multiple media channels
    • Proven ability to build strong client relationships, including entertaining potential and existing clients
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office
    • Candidates must possess a valid drivers license and a good driving record.

    Quincy Media Inc. offers a great commission and benefits package that includes medical, dental, and 401(K). EOE

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Submit your cover letter and resume to Jordan Borders, Local Sales Manager: jborders@qni.biz and indicate in your cover letter how you learned of the job.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-09-17

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE

     

    Job ID: 395854BR

    Job Location Chicago, Illinois, United States

     

    Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

    ESPN Audio is seeking a self-starter with emphasis on New Business Development, Live Sports Sponsorship and experience in Multimedia Sales including TV, Radio, Digital and Experiential Marketing. This individual should possess a strong sales acumen and deep knowledge of Sales and Sponsorships Processes. Also, a strong team player with excellent communication skills is required.

     

    Company Overview

    At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

     

    Additional Information

    ESPN is an equal opportunity employer – Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities

    Develop working relationships with new clients / partners
    Create sales packages and marketing strategies to meet prospective client’s objectives
    Meets individual sales goals and objectives
    Increases the company’s gross revenue by developing new business and growing existing business accounts with local and regional clientele
    Sells advertising and promotional opportunities through spot-radio campaigns, on-site promotions, and digital media
    Represents ESPN Chicago Station in the local and regional buying community and conducts good business practices that benefit the client while adhering to company requirements and standards
    Applies knowledge of multiple digital advertising platforms (desktop, mobile, tablet) and social media
    Applies knowledge of sports sponsorships and sports marketing.
    Balances motivation as a determined self-starter with working independently and within team environment
    Applies effective business communication skills and sound decision making abilities.
    Uncovers and identifies client needs while providing sound business solutions and recommendations

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Basic Qualifications

    Ability to effectively present or pitch information to internal and external audiences
    Basic understanding of sales acumen and seller approaches
    Proficient in MS Office
    Strong written and verbal communication skills
    Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
    Effective organization skills

     

    Preferred Qualifications

    Some media sales experience with an emphasis on digital media
    Some direct and agency experience with relationships in the Chicago market
     

    Required Education

    High School Diploma
     

    Preferred Education

    Bachelor’s Degree
    IAB Certified

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Anyone interested in applying for this open position, or any open positions at ESPN, should do so online at www.ESPNCareers.com.  You can also apply for the Account Executive position at ESPN Chicago by clicking on the link below.

     

    https://jobs.espncareers.com/job/chicago/account-executive/5216/3059912

     

    DEADLINE: 2016-10-27

    Production Supervisor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The incumbent has the responsibility for coordination of the station’s Master Control and Control Room.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    This position supervises, trains and schedules the master control operators and directors and works with the Chief
    Engineer to assist in computer and digital processing for the facility. This person is responsible for the on air operation of the master control, newscast directors and general control room operations.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Qualified applicants should have a four year college degree and/or equivalent experience.  Must possess the necessary technical skills and/or ability to learn and acquire the skills and abilities, to properly perform the duties of the position.  Must possess physical ability to lift more than 50 lbs., climb ladders, and work in cramped quarters.  Must be capable of traversing rugged terrain at dish site for clearing of snow, etc. Willingness and ability to become proficient in new systems and procedures as software and hardware changes occur. Ability to identify and communicate with department heads about technical problems. Ability and willingness to follow instructions to perform first level checks of corrective maintenance.

    Valid drivers license required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WEEK is proud to be part of the Quincy Media Group.

    WEEK Television Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    MARK DeSANTIS
    VP/General Manager
    309 698-3850
    markd@week.com 

    DEADLINE: 2016-11-12

    Account Executive, Ag Specialist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    One of the keys to a sucessful sales career is to truly believe in your product.  WYXY Classic 99.1 is the dominant farm broadcasting radio station in east central Illinois and west central Indiana.  Weve got a product you can believe in, and we are lookiing for an Account Executive to bring marketing solutions to area businesses, create new partnerships and grow an existing base of accounts.  This position will also be able to utilize the other radio stations in this cluster (Mix 94.5/WLRW, WIXY 100.3, Rewind 92.5/WREE, Extra 92.1, Oldies 97.9, and Hits 99.7) to create successful advertising campaigns for partner businesses.  An ideal candidate will have had previous success in an outside sales position, and knowledge of the agricultural business environment in this area.

    Saga Communications is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:

    To apply send a resume with a cover letter to the following email:  jwatson@illiniradio.com

    DEADLINE: 2016-10-31

    News Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    If you have broadcast production experience, become part of the WEEK/HOI team.  WEEK/HOI in East Peoria is looking for a Newscast Director to deliver news as it happens on air, online and on the go. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    The ideal candidate will have experience with live directing, excellent computer skills, and leadership qualities in a studio environment.  Experience with high definition production, Ross Overdrive and Xpression products is a plus, along with basic knowledge of non-linear editing and graphics production. 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WEEK/HOI is part of Quincy Media, Inc. Quincy currently operates 18 television stations doing news, two newspapers and two radio stations.  There are positions available at all levels of experience within QMI, which means there are professional growth opportunities throughout the company. 

    If you’re qualified, send a link, resume and cover letter
    to:

    Tim Campbell  tcampbell@week.com 

    EOE 

    DEADLINE: 2016-11-18

    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.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    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. 

    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

    DEADLINE: 2016-11-26

    News Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    NBC TV affiliate in Central Illinois is looking for a News Producer, who is creative, engaging, energetic and outgoing. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Candidate must be a positive, highly motivated, self-starter. Our tools include LIVE capabilities and a Storyteller touch screen.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:
    Producers here are newsroom leaders and decision makers. They’re responsible for excellent writing, showcasing, and creative thinking. We require high journalistic and ethical standards.

    Requirements:
    If you have a strong work ethic and believe in the power to communicate on multiple platforms, send us your video link, resume and cover letter.

    Requires a minimum Bachelors degree in Journalism or Communication. Valid drivers license required. Medical benefits included.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Peoria-Bloomington are both vibrant, medium sized cities, where a metropolitan lifestyle meets natural beauty.  It’s
    also within a few hours drive of Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.  

    pboxx@week.com 
    Human Resources
    WEEK-TV

    2907 Springfield Rd
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    (fax) 309-698-9335

    WEEK Television Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    WEEK is proud to be a Quincy Media station.  Paid vacation, holidays, personal days, and more; 401k retirement plan with company match; the full suite of insurance benefits. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.

    DEADLINE: 2016-11-26

    Part-Time Video Editor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Want to be a visual story-teller? Do you like a fast-paced environment? Do you thrive on being always in the know?WEEK / HOI News, Central Illinois’ top rated news team, has an immediate opening for part-time photographer/editor. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The position is primarily responsible for editing video for our Morning and/or Midday News. You must love working under deadline pressure. There could also be opportunities to develop as a news and sports photojournalist.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Candidates should have videography and video editing experience, such as Avid or Final Cut.

    This is a part-time position and candidates must be available for the scheduled hours posted.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Cover letter and resumes to pboxx@week.com

    Perry Boxx
    News Director
    25 News WEEK/HOI News
    2907 Springfield Road
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    pboxx@week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-11-27

    Production Supervisor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK TV in Peoria, IL is looking for a qualified production supervisor with a four year college degree and/or equivalent experience. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The incumbent has the responsibility for coordination of the station’s Master Control and Control Room.  This position supervises, trains and schedules the master control operators and directors and works with the Chief Engineer to assist in computer and digital processing for the facility.  This person is responsible for the on air operation of the master control, newscast directors and general control room operations.

    WEEK is proud to be part of the Quincy Media Group.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Qualified applicants should have a four year college degree and/or equivalent experience.  Must possess the necessary technical skills and/or ability to learn and acquire the skills and abilities, to properly perform the duties of the position.  Must possess physical ability to lift more than 50 lbs., climb ladders, and work in cramped quarters.  Must be capable of traversing rugged terrain at dish site for clearing of snow, etc. Willingness and ability to become proficient in new systems and procedures as software and hardware changes occur. Ability to identify and communicate with department heads about technical problems. Ability and willingness to follow instructions to perform first level checks of corrective maintenance.

    Valid drivers license required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WEEK Television Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Contact:
    MARK DeSANTIS
    VP/General Manager
    309 698-3850
    markd@week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-12-09

    Associate Producer (Part-Time)

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK-TV and WHOI-TV in Peoria, Illinois, are looking for an Associate Producer. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Associate Producers work with the newscast producers to help produce our newscasts. They also may cover news stories in the field or shoot sports highlights. WEEK and WHOI together produce nine newscasts per day, Monday through Friday and seven newscasts combined on the weekends. The Associate Producers assist the producers with writing, editing and timing out our newscasts.   Responsibilities include non-linear editing of news stories, operation of the newsroom computer system, and running the Teleprompter during newscasts.  The Associate Producers also will be trained in the operation of news camera equipment, driving news vehicles and conducting interviews in the field.  

    REQUIREMENTS:

    High school diploma required, B.S. or B.A. in Television Production or related field or be pursuing such a degree is preferred. 

    Experience with non-linear editing equipment is preferred.

    This is an entry-level, part-time position for someone who wants to get into the broadcasting business and seeks advancement opportunities.  We seek individuals who are  dependable, energetic, organized, inquisitive and work well with others. 

    Work shift could be morning or evenings, weekends and holidays.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please send a resume along with a letter of interest to Human Resources, WEEK-TV, 2907 Springfield Road, East Peoria, IL 61611 EOE

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-12-09

    Assignment Editor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Quincy Media, Inc. has an immediate opening for an assignment editor at our WEEK/HOI affiliate in Peoria, IL.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The assignment editor at WEEK/HOI works with everyone in the newsroom to assign and cover news of the day. But those duties go beyond traditional broadcast news.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    We are looking for an experienced candidate who is a news junkie.  Someone who doesn’t take no for an answer when pursuing a story.  Someone who can manage field crews and thrives in a deadline-driven environment. 

    The ideal candidate has a strong knowledge of reporting, researching, sourcing and enterprising ideas.  You need to be able to multi-task, communicate effectively with crews and producers, and juggle logistics, including phones, booking sat windows and tracking scanner traffic. 

    The successful candidate will also be able to work across multiple platforms in this new era of journalism. 

    Requirements:

    Experience with web, social media, and mobile content platforms is a plus.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    Perry Boxx
    News Director
    pboxx@week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-12-11

    Electronics Technician

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK-TV in East Peoria, IL is looking for a qualified electronic technician to repair and maintain audio and video equipment.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Repair and maintenance of audio and video equipment including cameras, recording equipment, video servers, switchers, routers, satellite equipment, Etc.

    Maintenance of the stations television transmitters and related transmission equipment.

    Provide client support of desktops, laptops, routers, switches, printers and mobile devices.

    Maintenance of communication links that include RF, Ethernet, and Broadband is required.

    Other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Extensive experience in electronics or broadcast equipment maintenance as well as maintaining PC hardware, peripherals, and software in a network environment.

    Must have a working knowledge of RF theory and have strong troubleshooting skills.

    This is a 24/7 operation. Ability to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays required.

    Must have sufficient visual acuity to be able to view television programming for appropriate, color, contrast and composition. Must have sufficient auditory acuity to be able to listen to television audio programming for quality and content. Work requires the ability to climb, kneel, stoop, reach, push, pull, grasp. Must be able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

    Desired degrees or certifications:

    Associates degree in Electronics, Electronics Technology Computer Science, Information Technology, Military Technical Training, or related field. Other related certifications or degrees will be considered.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    Fred Roe
    Chief Engineer
    froe@week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2016-12-11

    Chief Meteorologist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/HOI in East Peoria is looking for an experienced, engaging Meteorologist, dedicated to delivering weather across multiple platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The ideal candidate will produce hyper local forecasts for our newscasts on television, as well as segments on web, mobile and social media.  This is a dynamic severe weather market that includes tornadoes, hail, blizzards and floods. 

    REQUIREMENTS:

    You must have a proven track record of accurate forecasting with a skillful presentation. Add to that, the ability to tell a compelling weather story every day.

    This is a full-time position that requires working flexible schedules.  College degree in meteorology or its equivalent and AMS/NWA seals preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you think you’re qualified, want to work with a great group of people, send your link, cover letter, resume and references to:

    Perry Box, News Director at pboxx @week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-01-06

    Master Control Operator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Be a part of what goes on behind-the-scenes at a television station.  WEEK/HOI in East Peoria is
    looking for a Master Control Operator. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The successful candidate is responsible for a number of actions related to the quality of our on-air content.  Those include switching commercials, stations breaks, recording daily syndicated feeds, and inputting material into video servers.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    You need the ability to make fast, accurate judgments.  Previous experience with production or Master Control switchers or college production courses preferred.

    Attention to detail is important, along with the ability to multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment and problem-solve.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Become a part of Quincy Media.  We are a family owned company operating 18 television stations doing news, two newspapers and two radio stations.  Quincy is always hiring.  If this description fits you, send a resume and cover letter to:

    Sean Henry, Production Supervisor
    shenry @week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-01-06

    Part-Time Video Editor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Want to be a visual story-teller? Do you like a fast-paced environment? Do you thrive on being always in the know? WEEK/ HOI News, Central Illinois’ top rated news team, has an immediate opening for part-time photographer/editor.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The position is primarily responsible for editing video for our Morning and/or Midday News. You must love working under deadline pressure.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Candidates should have videography and video editing experience, such as Avid or Final Cut.

    This is a part-time position and candidates must be available for the scheduled hours posted.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Perry Boxx, News Director
    25 News WEEK/HOI News
    2907 Springfield Road
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    pboxx@week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-01-15

    Multimedia Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK and WHOI TV in Peoria-Bloomington, Illinois (market 117) is looking for a full time reporter who understands the art of developing contacts and breaking great enterprise stories.

    You must have great news judgment, be highly organized and be passionate about winning local news.

    We want a team player that will deliver content for social media several times a day. Must also shoot, write and edit for over 25 hours of news a week.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

     Expect cross-training to anchor and produce news and weathercasts.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Strong writing and editorial skills
    • Professional, smooth on-camera delivery
    • Ability to ad-lib live breaking news situations
    • Ability to enterprise multiple stories per week
    • Ability to turn multiple stories in one day
    • Confidence with all social media platforms

    Requirements:

    • College degree in Journalism/Communications 
    • Flexibility with assigned work shifts 
    • Willing to submit a drug and background check

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume and link to an example of your work to
    Perry Boxx
    News Director
    pboxx@week.com

    Quincy Media is an EOE employer.

    DEADLINE: 2017-01-15

    Associate Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/HOI-TV in East Peoria, Illinois, is looking for an Associate Producer. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Associate Producers work with the newscast producers to help produce our newscasts. They also may cover news stories in the field or shoot sports highlights. WEEK and HOI together produce nine newscasts per day, Monday through Friday and seven newscasts combined on the weekends. The Associate Producers assist the producers with writing, editing and timing out our newscasts.   Responsibilities include non-linear editing of news stories, operation of the newsroom computer system, and running the Teleprompter during newscasts.  The Associate Producers also will be trained in the operation of news camera equipment, driving news vehicles and conducting interviews in the field.  

    REQUIREMENTS:

    High school diploma required, B.S. or B.A. in Television
    Production or related field or be pursuing such a degree is preferred. 
    Experience with non-linear editing equipment is preferred.

    Work shift could be morning or evenings, weekends and holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please send a resume along with a letter of interest to Perry Boxx, News Director, WEEK-TV, 2907 Springfield Road, East Peoria, IL 61611 EOE

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-01-15

    Electronics Technician

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK-TV is looking for a qualified and experienced Electronics Technician to help maintain audio and video equipment.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Repair and maintenance of audio and video equipment including cameras, recording equipment, video servers, switchers, routers, satellite equipment, Etc.

    Maintenance of the stations television transmitters and related transmission equipment.

    Provide client support of desktops, laptops, routers, switches, printers and mobile devices.

    Maintenance of communication links that include RF, Ethernet, and Broadband is required.

    Other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Extensive experience in electronics or broadcast equipment maintenance as well as maintaining PC hardware, peripherals, and software in a network environment.

    Must have a working knowledge of RF theory and have strong troubleshooting skills.

    This is a 24/7 operation. Ability to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays required.

    Physical Requirements:
    Must have sufficient visual acuity to be able to view television programming for appropriate, color, contrast and composition. Must have sufficient auditory acuity to be able to listen to television audio programming for quality and content. Work requires the ability to climb, kneel, stoop, reach, push, pull, grasp. Must be able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

    Desired Degrees or Certifications:
    Associates degree in Electronics, Electronics Technology Computer Science, Information Technology, Military Technical Training, or related field. Other related certifications or degrees will be considered.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Fred Roe
    Chief Engineer
    froe@week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-01-15

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The ABC & CW affiliates in Peoria Illinois are seeking a self-motivated individual to join our HOI-19 & CW4 Sales Team as an Account Executive. As an AE you are responsible for selling television commercial airtime and a suite of digital products to new and existing accounts. The ideal candidate is energetic, positive and goal-oriented with a passion to succeed.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Key activities 

    • Through client needs analysis, develop television and digital advertising plans that grow local business
    • Build rapport with clientele, provide excellent timely customer service, and gain additional business from referrals
    • Develop, maintain and prospect new business from traditional and non-traditional advertisers located in the Peoria-Bloomington market
    • Negotiate advertising rates within guidelines set by the sales management team
    • Perform client services, including but not limited to avail presentations, package preparation, copy writing, credit applications, collections
    • Perform other duties as needed or as directed by sales management

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Four-year college degree preferred
    • Minimum of 2 years proven media sales or business-to- business sales success preferred

    Skills & Abilities 

    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong time management and organizational skills
    • Excellent knowledge of the media landscape and understanding of consumer behavior across multiple media channels
    • Proven ability to build strong client relationships, including entertaining potential and existing clients
    • Proficient with Microsoft Office
    • Candidates must possess a valid drivers license and a good driving record.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Quincy Media Inc. offers a great commission and benefits package that includes medical, dental, and 401(K). EOE

    Submit your cover letter and resume to Jordan Borders, Local Sales Manager: jborders@qni.biz and indicate in your cover letter how you learned of the job.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-01-20

    Assistant News Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    You are the best journalist in your shop. You are a natural leader. Everyone you work with knows this.  We are looking for an inspired and inspiring leader to oversee our local news
    operations on the ABC side of our Peoria Operations.   We’ve expanded staff recently to make a strong product even better.  HOI -ABC is part of the WEEK family of stations owned by Quincy  media. We want a hands on manager to help create content that matters every day.  

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    No entry level candidates, please.

    You need to have strong coaching skills, great news judgment and an ability to understand and implement brand strategy. Learn why our family owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best companies to work for in the industry today at www.careersatquincy.com. 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    Perry Boxx
    News Director
    pboxx@week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-01-22

    Newscast Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Do you like a fast-paced environment--thrive under deadline pressure? Does the combination of news and current and emerging technology excite you? Do you have the artistic touch to build engaging graphics and animations?

    WEEK – News 25 in Peoria, Illinois has an immediate opening for newscast director, primarily responsible for morning newscasts. This full time position offers a variety of experiences and opportunities that can open many doors to bigger things at our station or at other sites within our company.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities include directing the morning NBC newscast, creating graphics and animations,
    and coding shows in Avid iNews. Those applying should have experience with Ross Overdrive automation and XPression graphics systems. We expect our directors to be a part of the news process, with creativity and ideas that add to the final product. The position is also involved with sending and checking content in the master control system when not directing.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Candidates must have good communication skills and be able to cooperate with a supportive
    team with strong ethical values. Experience directing newscasts or similar production experience is a plus.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Send resume to:
    Sean Henry, Production Supervisor
    WEEK HOI
    East Peoria, IL, 61611
    Email: shenry@week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-02-17

    Local Sales Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Are you ready to lead an aggressive team instead of generating reports and spreadsheets?  Are you ready to work with broadcasters who respect the station as more than an ATM?  Are you ready to coach a team to make recommendations based on client needs rather than Wall Street dictates? Are you ready to coach AEs to grow their local business in a positive environment?

    If these ideas appeal to you, we’re ready to talk to you!

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    HOI-ABC in Peoria, Illinois is looking for a dynamic Locals Sales Manager to lead our local sales department.

    The Local Sales Manager must be a positive motivator to develop a strong, creative sales strategy that will focus on growing new business to deliver customer solutions through a suite of media platforms including television an array of digital products.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Qualifications:

    • Four-year college degree and/or equivalent experience
    • Outstanding record in TV sales, with particular emphasis on either local or national sales preferred
    • Aggressive sales, leadership and motivational qualities
    • Strong communication skills, solid computer skills

    Must have/maintain valid state driver’s license and acceptable driving record

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you’re ready to coach a team to succeed in a positive environment and challenge yourself to hit new goals, we’re ready to talk to you!

    Send your cover letter, resume and references to:

    Pete Russell
    General Sales Manager
    prussell@week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-03-28

    Chief Meteorologist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/HOI in East Peoria is looking for an experienced, engaging Meteorologist, dedicated to delivering weather across multiple platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The ideal candidate will produce hyper local forecasts for our newscasts on television, as well as segments on web, mobile and social media. This is a dynamic severe weather market that includes tornadoes, hail, blizzards and floods. You must have a proven track record of accurate forecasting with a skillful presentation. Add to that, the ability to tell a compelling weather story every day.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    This is a full-time position that requires working flexible schedules. College degree in meteorology or its equivalent and AMS/NWA seals preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you think you’re qualified, want to work with a great group of people, send your link, cover letter, resume and references to:

    Perry Boxx, News Director
    pboxx@week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-03-06

    Executive Producer -WHOI

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Quincy Media, Inc. is always hiring and we currently have an immediate opening at HOI
    in East Peoria for an energetic, creative leader who will guide our newsroom well beyond traditional broadcast news.  

    We are looking for a creative thinker to produce a visually-exciting and informative newscast every day.  Your passion for storytelling is a must in this fast-paced environment.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    This senior position, functioning as the literal hub of our news organization, will serve as the
    primary editorial decision maker for our TV, Web, mobile and social networking platforms.

    With the intention of being a continuous local news source with an ever immediate deadline mentality, this position will directly oversee and be in nearly constant contact with all involved in our news gathering and delivery processes, will weigh the full editorial possibility of every story and make immediate decisions on how it will be disseminated on the appropriate platforms.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Qualified applicants should have strong writing skills, solid news judgement, the ability to make quick decisions, and a competitive nature. You need to be able to adapt to the ever-changing world of a deadline-driven newsroom and adjust to flexible schedules. A degree in journalism or a related field is required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Perry Box
    News Director
    pboxx@week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    WHOI is part of Quincy Media, a family owned company operating 19 stations doing news. Throughout Quincy, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking. Quincy is an equal opportunities employer. Visit www.careersatquincy.com for links to all stations and opportunities.

    DEADLINE: 2017-03-06

    Associate Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/HOI-TV in East Peoria, Illinois, is looking for an Associate Producer. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Associate Producers work with the newscast producers to help produce our newscasts. They also may cover news stories in the field or shoot sports highlights. WEEK and HOI together produce nine newscasts per day, Monday through Friday and seven newscasts combined on the weekends. The Associate Producers assist the producers with writing, editing and timing out our newscasts.   Responsibilities include non-linear editing of news stories, operation of the newsroom computer system, and running the Teleprompter during newscasts.  The Associate Producers also will be trained in the operation of news camera equipment, driving news vehicles and conducting interviews in the field.  

    REQUIREMENTS:

    High school diploma required, B.S. or B.A. in Television
    Production or related field or be pursuing such a degree is preferred. 

    Experience with non-linear editing equipment is preferred.

    Work shift could be morning or evenings, weekends and holidays.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please send a resume along with a letter of interest to Perry Boxx, News Director, WEEK-TV, 2907 Springfield Road, East Peoria, IL 61611 EOE

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-03-06

    Multi Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK and WHOI TV in Peoria-Bloomington, Illinois (market 117) is looking for a full time reporter who understands the art of developing contacts and breaking great enterprise stories.

    You must have great news judgment, be highly organized and be passionate about winning local news.

    We want a team player that will deliver content for social media several times a day. Must also shoot, write and edit for over 25 hours of news a week.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Expect cross-training to anchor and produce news and weathercasts.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Strong writing and editorial skills
    • Professional, smooth on-camera delivery
    • Ability to ad-lib live breaking news situations
    • Ability to enterprise multiple stories per week
    • Ability to turn multiple stories in one day
    • Confidence with all social media platforms

    Requirements:

    • College degree in Journalism/Communications 
    • Flexibility with assigned work shifts 
    • Willing to submit a drug and background check 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume and link to an example of your work to
    Perry Boxx
    News Director
    pboxx@week.com

    Quincy Media is an EOE employer.

    DEADLINE: 2017-03-06

    Part-Time Video Editor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Want to be a visual story-teller? Do you like a fast-paced environment? Do you thrive on being always in the know? WEEK/ HOI News, Central Illinois’ top rated news team, has an immediate opening for part-time photographer/editor.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The position is primarily responsible for editing video for our Morning and/or Midday News. You must love working under deadline pressure.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Candidates should have videography and video editing experience, such as Avid or Final Cut.

    This is a part-time position and candidates must be available for the scheduled hours posted.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Perry Boxx
    News Director
    25 News WEEK/HOI News
    2907 Springfield Road
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    pboxx@week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-03-06

    News Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    NBC TV affiliate in Central Illinois is looking for a News Producer, who is creative, engaging, energetic and outgoing.  Candidate must be a positive, highly motivated, self-starter. Our tools include LIVE capabilities and a Storyteller touch screen

    Peoria-Bloomington are both vibrant, medium sized cities, where a metropolitan lifestyle meets natural beauty.  It’s also within a few hours drive of Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.  

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:
    Producers here are newsroom leaders and decision makers. They’re responsible for excellent writing, showcasing, and creative thinking. We require high journalistic and ethical standards.

    Requirements:
    If you have a strong work ethic and believe in the power to communicate on multiple platforms, send us your video link, resume and cover letter.

    Requires a minimum Bachelors degree in Journalism or Communication. Valid drivers license required. Medical benefits included.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    pboxx@week.com 
    Human Resources
    WEEK-TV

    2907 Springfield Rd
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    (fax) 309-698-9335

    WEEK Television Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    WEEK is proud to be a Quincy Media station.  Paid vacation, holidays, personal days, and more; 401k retirement plan with company match; the full suite of insurance benefits. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-03-06

    Electronics Technician

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    NBC TV affiliate in Central Illinois is looking for a qualified Electronics Technician.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Repair and maintenance of audio and video equipment including cameras, recording equipment, video servers, switchers, routers, satellite equipment, Etc.

    Maintenance of the stations television transmitters and related transmission equipment.

    Provide client support of desktops, laptops, routers, switches, printers and mobile devices.

    Maintenance of communication links that include RF, Ethernet, and Broadband is required.

    Other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Extensive experience in electronics or broadcast equipment maintenance as well as maintaining PC hardware, peripherals, and software in a network environment.

    Must have a working knowledge of RF theory and have strong troubleshooting skills.

    Associates degree in Electronics, Electronics Technology Computer Science, Information Technology, Military Technical Training, or related field. Other related certifications or degrees will be considered.

    This is a 24/7 operation. Ability to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays required.

    Must have sufficient visual acuity to be able to view television programming for appropriate, color, contrast and composition. Must have sufficient auditory acuity to be able to listen to television audio programming for quality and content. Work requires the ability to climb, kneel, stoop, reach, push, pull, grasp. Must be able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    Fred Roe
    Chief Engineer
    froe@week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-03-06

    Traffic Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The ideal candidate we are seeking must have good customer service skills, computer skills,typing ability as well as the ability to work under pressure with deadlines and with limited supervision.  The Traffic Director works closely with the sales, production,and programing departments.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Scheduling of commercial announcements, producing daily logs, order entry, and other general office tasks.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Must be self-motivated, possess good communication skills, detail-oriented, strong work ethic, and perform tasks in a fast paced, dead-lin driven environment.  Strong computer skills is a must and experience with a mulit-line phone system.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Email cover letter and resume to swetherell@illiniradio.com

    Or you may mail your information to

    Illini Radio Group

    Attn: Sheila Wetherell, Business Manager

    2603 W. Bradley Ave.

    Champaign, Il. 61821

    DEADLINE: 2017-03-31

    Marketing Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    HOI ABC in Peoria, Illinois is looking for an energetic individual to market our ABC affiliate on multiple platforms. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Marketing Manager is the driving force behind the HOI ABC brand.  Your creative mind will guide our station to stand out from the rest.  From concept to post, this is your opportunity work with a talented group of people to tackle the daily writing, shooting, editing and graphic
    design challenges of marketing our ABC news and entertainment content for TV, Web, and mobile. 

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Applicants should have knowledge of non-linear editing and videography.  Marketing experience is preferred. 

    This position requires a relevant communications degree and/or experience.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    HOI ABC is proud to be a Quincy Media station, and part of the dominant Peoria News Operation. Paid vacation, holidays, personal days, a 401K retirement plan with company match, along with the full suite of insurance benefits.  Learn why our family-owned broadcast group
    has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.

    Contact:
    Tim Campbell
    tcampbell@week.com

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    DEADLINE: 2017-03-22

    Weekend Meteorologist/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The dominant NBC station in Peoria is seeking a Weekend Meteorologist/MMJ. We want your experience, forecasting ability, news judgment and energy!

    WEEK 25 News/HOI ABC has and continues to make huge technological and building advancements. A huge brand new newsroom, new sets, control rooms, editing systems. State of the art weather systems. We’re far from finished. We’re a #1 legacy news station with vision and drive as a news leader. Now we’re also building out the markets ABC affiliate as well.
    We’re owned by Quincy Media, the best family owned company in the business.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    You’ll forecast and present weather on our highly rated weekend newscasts, fill-in on other newscasts and also work as an MMJ. We’ve got four seasons of weather here, severe weather from blizzards to tornados. It’s a great place to further develop your skills.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Quincy Media, the best family owned company in the business.

    Peoria is a vibrant, medium sized city, where metropolitan lifestyle meets stunning natural beauty. Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis are all less than 3 hours away.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Send your cover letter, resume and link to your work to Perry Boxx, News Director at pboxx@week.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-05-20

    Sales and Research Coordinator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Sales & Research Assistant

    WMBD-TV (CBS) and WYZZ (FOX–through an outsourcing agreement with Cunningham Broadcasting) are seeking energetic Sales/Research Assistant to join our CBS, Fox, CIProud.com and Tactive Team.  Best candidate will demonstrate a combination of skills; one who is organized and capable of handling detailed reporting and who is also creative in developing sales research presentations for our sales team.  Successful candidate must have strong written and verbal skills, be proficient in PowerPoint, Excel, Photoshop, Word, and have internet skills.  Digital internet sales knowledge is a strong plus.  This dynamic individual will assist the entire sales team with custom research, client proposals, and digital advertising.  Candidate will also be responsible for assisting the Sales Department in event coordination and clerical duties as assigned.  For consideration, please apply online at www.ciproud.com/work-for-us.  EEO.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-05-24

    News Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.
    • Writes and orders news stories.
    • Approves scripts.
    • Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.
    • Edits video.
    • Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.
    • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
    • Fluency in English.
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Minimum two years experience in news operations.
    • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Flexibility to work any shift.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    To apply, please see station website http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/work-for-us.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-05-24

    Master Control Operator FT & PT Positions

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The Master Control Operator is responsible for the overall on-air look of the television station through airing programming and scheduled station breaks.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    ·     Updates and maintains signal control systems. 

    ·     Maintains programming logs as required by station management.

    ·     Segments content and clips to the server and then trims and modifies it.

    ·     Prints traffic logs and appends logs to the data management system.

    ·     Monitors strength, clarity and reliability of incoming and outgoing signals and adjusts equipment as necessary to maintain quality broadcasts.

    ·     Selects sources from which programming will be received, or through which programming will be transmitted.

    ·     Reports equipment problems and ensures that repairs are made, and makes emergency repairs to equipment when necessary and possible.

    ·     Ensures the stations compliance with Emergency Alert System requirements.

    ·     Performs other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Technical degree in Digital Electronics, Broadcasting, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.

    ·     Fluency in English.

    ·     Part Time positions

    ·     Full Time positions available

    ·     Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

    ·     Minimum three years experience with digital electronics systems in a television broadcasting environment. 

    ·     Experience with digital transmitters and other broadcast-related equipment.

    ·     Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you have what it takes…please apply online at www.ciproud.com/work-for-us .  EEO M/F

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-05-24

    PT Associate News Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WMBD(CBS)/WYZZ(FOX, through an outsourcing agreement with Cunningham Broadcasting) in  Central Illinois has an opening for a Part-time Associate Producer.  The Associate Producer edits video and assists anchors, reporters and producers in newscast production.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    ·     Provides support to personnel producing newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.

    ·     Assists with writing scripts and preparing news stories.

    ·     Edits video.

    ·     Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.

    ·     Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.

    ·     Performs other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    ·     High school diploma.

    ·     Fluency in English.

    ·     Minimum one years experience in news story production.

    ·     Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

    ·     Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.

    ·     Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please apply online at www.ciproud.com/work-for-us.  EOE M/F   

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-05-24

    News Reporter

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WMBD (CBS)/WYZZ (FOX through an outsourcing agreement with Cunningham Broadcasting) is seeking to fill the position of News Reporter.  News Reporters collects, analyzes and presents facts about newsworthy events by interview, investigation or observation for all platforms in a manner that is clear, engaging and meaningful to news consumers.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Reports news stories for broadcast, describing the background and details of events.
    • Arranges interviews with people who can provide information about stories.
    • Reviews copy and corrects errors in content, grammar and punctuation, following prescribed editorial style and formatting guidelines.
    • Reviews and evaluates notes taken about event aspects in order to isolate pertinent facts and details.
    • Determines a story’s emphasis, length and format, and organizes material accordingly.
    • Researches and analyzes background information related to news stories in order to be able to provide complete and accurate information.
    • Gathers information about events through research, interviews, experience or attendance at political, news, sports, artistic, social or other functions.
    • Pitches stories to news managers and news producers which are relevant to the local community.
    • Receives assignments and evaluates leads and tips to develop story ideas.
    • Discusses issues with producers and/or news managers to establish priorities or positions.
    • Checks reference materials such as books, news files or public records to obtain relevant facts.
    • Revises work to meet editorial approval or to fit time requirements.
    • Shoots and edits news events and news reports.
    • Produces and presents reports for all platforms.
    • Ensures that all content meets company standards for journalistic integrity and production quality.
    • Writes stories for the web and other eMedia platforms.
    • Interacts with viewers/users on social media sites.
    • Performs special projects and other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you are interested in this position or any other WMBD/WYZZ positions, please apply online at: www.ciproud.com/work-for-us.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-05-25

    Sports Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Quincy Media’s ABC affiliate in Peoria is looking for a high-energy sports director who oversees the department as the chief sports anchor and content producer.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    If you think a local sportscast is about highlights and scores this isn’t the job for you.  Our
    next sports director is a true sports journalist with a passion for great storytelling.  This is not a job for someone who needs “down time”.  This position requires you to anchor, shoot, write, edit, produce, and coordinate coverage.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    You need to demonstrate how you can aggressively use social media to engage and respond to our community and embrace the multi-platform approach of today’s newsroom.

    Sports anchoring and reporting experience is required, along with a degree in journalism or communications. 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you’re a team-player with a drive to be the best, send your link, cover letter, resume and references to WEEK/HOI News Director Perry Boxx at pboxx@week.com

    WEEK/HOI is an EEO.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-06-16

    Electronics Technician

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/HOI in East Peoria, IL is looking for an Electronics Engineer.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities:

    Repair and maintenance of audio and video equipment including cameras, recording equipment, video servers, switchers, routers, satellite equipment, Etc.

    Maintenance of the stations television transmitters and related transmission equipment.

    Provide client support of desktops, laptops, routers, switches, printers and mobile devices.

    Maintenance of communication links that include RF, Ethernet, and Broadband is required.

    Other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Extensive experience in electronics or broadcast equipment maintenance as well as maintaining PC hardware, peripherals, and software in a network environment.
    • Must have a working knowledge of RF theory and have strong troubleshooting skills.
    • This is a 24/7 operation. Ability to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays required.

    Physical Requirements:

    Must have sufficient visual acuity to be able to view television programming for appropriate, color, contrast and composition. Must have sufficient auditory acuity to be able to listen to television audio programming for quality and content. Work requires the ability to climb, kneel, stoop, reach, push, pull, grasp. Must be able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

    Desired degrees or certifications:

    Associates degree in Electronics, Electronics Technology Computer Science, Information Technology, Military Technical Training, or related field. Other related certifications or degrees will be considered.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    Fred Roe
    Chief Engineer
    froe@week.com  

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-06-16

    HOI Promotion Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    HOI ABC in Peoria, Illinois is looking for an energetic individual to market our ABC affiliate on multiple platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The HOI ABC Promotion Producer is the driving force behind the HOI ABC brand.  Your creative
    mind will guide a team dedicated to making our station stand out from the rest.  From concept to post, this is your opportunity work with a talented group of people to tackle the daily writing,
    shooting, editing and graphic design challenges of marketing our ABC contentfor TV, Web, and mobile.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Applicants should have knowledge of non-linear editing and videography.  Marketing experience is preferred.  This position requires a relevant communications degree and/or experience.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WHOI is proud to be a Quincy Media station. Peoria is centrally located within 2.5 hours of Chicago and 3 hours to St Louis and Indianapolis, paid vacation, holidays, personal days, 401K retirement plan with company match, along with the full suite of insurance benefits.  Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.

    Send your resume and a link of your great work to:

    Tim Campbell, Creative Services Manager
    WEEK Television, Inc.
    2907 Springfield Road
    East Peoria, IL 61611

    tcampbell@week.com 

    WEEK Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-06-16

    Associate Producer I

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    ASSOCIATE PRODUCER I

    Job ID:  456455BR

    Job Location:  Chicago, Illinois, United States

    Category:  ESPN

    Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

    Assists in production of ESPN Radio content for over-the-air and digital distribution with an emphasis on evening and weekend news and information based programming; also leads select blocks of programming within evening and weekend broadcast window; works daily with Program Director and Producers on short and long range content planning.

    Company Overview

    At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

    Additional Information

    ESPN is an equal opportunity employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Works with producers in developing, enhancing, and advancing specific story ideas and concepts both in daily productions and for long term planning; understands and executes ESPN Audio priorities in planning show rundowns and integrating with other ESPN platforms and initiatives; leads select blocks of programming from control room.

     

    • Demonstrates sounds understanding of sports content and programming principles designed to meet ratings objectives with Portable People Meter (PPM) measured audiences.

     

    • Assists in the compiling and editing of materials necessary for production on the network and owned and operated programming; helps producers to ensure production adheres to format and procedural guidelines; helps to monitor all in-program billboards and promotional announcements.

     

    • Maintains thorough knowledge of relevant sports stories and newsmakers;

     

    • Helps to book relevant guests for program appearances accordingly.

     

    • Must be willing to work evening and weekend programming shifts.

     

    • Maintains and displays a professional attitude and appearance at all times; develops and demonstrates leadership skills both in the control room and the department.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Basic Qualifications

    • Minimum three years experience in sports network production or four years experience in local sports radio production

    Required Education

    • High School Diploma
       

    Preferred Education

    • Bachelor’s Degree in communications preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Anyone interested in applying for this open position, or any open positions at ESPN, should do so online at www.ESPNCareers.com.  You can also apply for the Associate Producer I position at ESPN Chicago by clicking on the link below.

    https://jobs.espncareers.com/job/chicago/associate-producer-i/5216/4747011

     

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-06-11

    News Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Quincy Media, Inc. is looking for an experienced news anchor with poise and personality to join its award-winning team at HOI ABC in East Peoria, IL. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Our anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and grow producers and reporters. The ideal candidate will write and edit scripts with conversational communication in mind. We are
    looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, and works well under tight deadlines.

    In addition to anchoring, we’re looking for an anchor who can develop sources, someone who
    isn’t afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories.  The successful candidate will also have editorial oversight in the daily newscast product.  

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Excellent time-management skills are key in this deadline-driven business.  Applicants must also embrace the multi-platform approach of today’s newsroom.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you think you’re qualified, send your link, cover letter, resume and references to:

    Perry Boxx
    News Director
    WEEK/HOI ABC
    pboxx@week.com

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-06-16

    News Anchor Team

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Peoria’s ABC affiliate is looking for a dynamic duo to anchor its engaging and entertaining morning newscast. Immediate opportunities exist for two versatile players. Join our team and help the people in the Heart of Illinois wake up each morning in the know and ready to tackle the day. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    You’ll work closely with producers and reporters to develop content for multiple newscasts, as well as content for web, mobile, and social media platforms.

    This is not an entry-level position. Successful candidates will have reporting and anchoring experience and be ready to connect with the audience on an even greater level.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:

    HOI is a Quincy Media, Inc. station.  With 18 stations doing news, there are frequent advancement opportunities within our company. 

    Send
    your link, cover letter, resume and references to:

    Perry Boxx, News Director
    WEEK/HOI ABC
    pboxx@week.com

    EEO

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-07-06

    HOI Morning Meteorologist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Quincy Media, Inc. is always hiring and we have a rare opportunity for an energetic and creative morning meteorologist at our ABC affiliate in Peoria, Illinois.

    We’re looking for an experienced meteorologist dedicated to weather coverage and telling a
    compelling weather story every day.  Help our Heart of Illinois audience rise and shine every weekday morning prepared for what’s to come.  Your expertise and engaging personality will provide them with frequent weather updates throughout our morning newscast. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The ideal candidate must also be ready to react to severe weather at a moment’s notice, with a proven track record of accurate forecasting. It’s also important to have a strong social media background to engage and respond to our community all morning long.  

    REQUIREMENTS:

    If you’re qualified, we want you on our team.  HOI is part of Quincy Media, Inc., a family
    owned company operating 18 television stations.  Come see why we have a reputation of being one of the best companies to work for in the business.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Send your link, cover letter, resume and references to:

    Perry Boxx, News Director
    WEEK/HOI ABC
    pboxx@week.com

    EEO

    Job posted by an EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-07-06

    Senior Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Job ID: 460619BR

    Job Location: Chicago, Illinois, United States

    Category: Sales

     

    Working at ESPN is unlike anything else. That’s because we’re always finding new ways to interact with fans – however and wherever they connect with sports. When you have the latest technology, game-changing ideas and world-class talent on your team, every day is extraordinary.

    ESPN Radio Chicago is looking for an Account Executive to join our team. If you enjoy the thrill of sales; meeting and closing new customers; finding solutions for clients marketing objectives; than this could be the job for you. And it’s a sports fans dream job too. As an Account Executive at ESPN Chicago, you have the opportunity to represent some of Chicago’s best Sports Talk Shows, ESPN radio assets like the Mike and Mike in the morning show and the largest local sports website in Chicago, ESPNchicago.com.

     

    Company Overview

    At Disney, we‘re storytellers. We make the impossible, possible. We do this through utilizing and developing cutting-edge technology and pushing the envelope to bring stories to life through our movies, products, interactive games, parks and resorts, and media networks. Now is your chance to join our talented team that delivers unparalleled creative content to audiences around the world.

     

    Additional Information

    **Relocation assistance is not provided for this role**

     

    ESPN is an equal opportunity employer - Female/Minority/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity. Our goal is to create an inclusive workplace for all. 

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Responsible for increasing the company’s gross revenue by developing new business and growing existing business accounts with local and regional clientele by selling advertising and promotional opportunities through spot-radio campaigns, on-site promotions, and digital media.
    • Able to meet individual sales goals and objectives
    • Develop working relationships with new clients / partners.
    • Create sales packages and marketing strategies to meet prospective client’s objectives.
    • Represent ESPN Chicago in the local and regional buying community and to conduct good business practices that benefit the client while adhering to the company’s needs and standards.
    • Knowledge of multiple digital advertising platforms (desktop, mobile, tablet) and social media
    • Knowledge of sports sponsorships and sports marketing.
    • Provide motivation as an aggressive self-starter while being able to work effectively independently and within team environment.
    • Must demonstrate effective business communication skills and sound decision making abilities.
    • Must be able to uncover and identify client needs while providing sound business solutions and recommendations.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Basic Qualifications

    • 6+ Years media sales experience with an emphasis on the radio medium.
    • Direct and Agency experience with relationship in the Chicago market
       

    Preferred Qualifications

    • Extensive knowledge of the Chicago Radio and Digital community
    • Excellent written and communication skills
    • Track record a self-starter and ability to exceed goals and objectives
    • Proficient in MS Office; Word; Excel and PowerPoint
       

    Required Education

    • Bachelor’s Degree
       

    Preferred Education

    • IAB Certified

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Anyone interested in applying for this open position, or any open positions at ESPN, should do so online at www.ESPNCareers.com.  You can also apply for the Senior Account Executive position at ESPN Chicago by clicking on the link below.

    https://jobs.espncareers.com/job/chicago/senior-account-executive/5216/4827658

     

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-07-21

    Sales Multimedia Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    SALES MULTIMEDIA ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE 

    WMBD (CBS)/WYZZ (FOX through an outsourcing agreement with Cunningham Broadcasting) is seeking to fill the positions of Sales Multimedia Account Executive for the Peoria/Bloomington market.  The Multimedia Account Executive works within established Sales Department guidelines to increase sales volume with assigned accounts, aggressively seeks new customers for both TV and eMedia business, executes plans and strategies set forth by sales management, maintains awareness of the competition, and maintains visibility in the community. 

     

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Prospecting potential advertisers for our television and internet products 2. Grow client relationships in order to secure larger budget shares 3. Develop advertising schedules utilizing a combination of our available products 4. Able to multi-task and quickly adapt to changing market conditions 5. Collection of past due invoices

    REQUIREMENTS:

    1. Strong computers skills. Heavy working knowledge of Excel, PowerPoint and Word 2. Familiarity with internet advertising 3. Strong organizational skills 4. Ability to work independently and be self-motivating

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you are interested in this or any other WMBD/WYZZ position, please apply online at www.ciproud.com/work-for-us. EOE

     

    DEADLINE: 2018-01-31

    News Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Quincy Media, Inc. is looking for an experienced morning news anchor with poise and personality to join its award-winning team at HOI ABC inEast Peoria, IL. 

    Our anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and grow producers and reporters. The ideal candidate will write and edit scripts with conversational communication in mind. We are looking for a versatile, enterprising self-starter who is fast, efficient, and works well under tight deadlines.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    In addition to anchoring, we’re looking for an anchor who can develop sources, someone who isn’t afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories.  The successful candidate will also have editorial oversight in the daily newscast product. 

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Excellent time-management skills are key in this deadline-driven business.  Applicants must also embrace the multi-platform approach of today’s newsroom.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you think you’re qualified, send your link, cover
    letter, resume and references to: 

    PerryBoxx, News Director
    WEEK/HOI ABC

    pboxx@week.com

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-09-14

    Part-Time Video Editor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Want to be a visual story-teller? Do you like a fast-paced environment? Do you thrive on being always in the know? WEEK/ HOI News, Central Illinois’ top rated news team, has an immediate opening for part-time photographer/editor.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The position is primarily responsible for editing video for our Morning and/or Midday News. You must love working under deadline pressure.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Candidates should have videography and video editing experience, such as Avid or Final Cut.

    This is a part-time position and candidates must be available for the scheduled hours posted.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Perry Boxx
    News Director
    25 News WEEK/HOI News
    2907 Springfield Road
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    pboxx@week.com

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-09-14

    Multi Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK and WHOI TV in Peoria-Bloomington, Illinois (market 117) is looking for a full time reporter who understands the art of developing contacts and breaking great enterprise stories.

    You must have great news judgment, be highly organized and be passionate about winning local news.

    We want a team player that will deliver content for social media several times a day. Must also shoot, write and edit for over 25 hours of news a week.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Expect cross-training to anchor and produce news and weathercasts.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Strong writing and editorial skills
    • Professional, smooth on-camera delivery
    • Ability to ad-lib live breaking news situations
    • Ability to enterprise multiple stories per week
    • Ability to turn multiple stories in one day
    • Confidence with all social media platforms

    Requirements:

    • College degree in Journalism/Communications 
    • Flexibility with assigned work shifts 
    • Willing to submit a drug and background check 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume and link to an example of your work to
    Perry Boxx
    News Director
    pboxx@week.com

    Quincy Media is an EOE employer.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-09-14

    Associate Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/HOI-TV in East Peoria, Illinois, is looking for an Associate Producer. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Associate Producers work with the newscast producers to help produce our newscasts. They also may cover news stories in the field or shoot sports highlights. WEEK and HOI together produce nine newscasts per day, Monday through Friday and seven newscasts combined on the weekends. The Associate Producers assist the producers with writing, editing and timing out our newscasts.   Responsibilities include non-linear editing of news stories, operation of the newsroom computer system, and running the Teleprompter during newscasts.  The Associate Producers also will be trained in the operation of news camera equipment, driving news vehicles and conducting interviews in the field.  

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • High school diploma required, B.S. or B.A. in Television Production or related field or be pursuing such a degree is preferred. 
    • Experience with non-linear editing equipment is preferred.

    Requirements:

    • Work shift could be morning or evenings, weekends and holidays.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please send a resume along with a letter of interest to Perry Boxx, News Director, WEEK-TV, 2907 Springfield Road, East Peoria, IL 61611 EOE

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-09-14

    News Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/HOI ABC in Central Illinois is looking for a News Producer, who is creative, engaging, energetic and outgoing.  

    Peoria-Bloomington are both vibrant, medium sized cities, where a metropolitan lifestyle meets natural beauty.  It’s also within a few hours drive of Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.  

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Producers here are newsroom leaders and decision makers. They’re responsible for excellent writing, showcasing, and creative thinking.  We require high journalistic and ethical standards.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Candidate must be a positive, highly motivated, self-starter. Our tools include LIVE capabilities and a Storyteller touch screen.

    Requires a minimum Bachelors degree in Journalism or Communication.  Valid drivers license required.  Medical benefits included.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WEEK is proud to be a Quincy Media station.  Paid vacation, holidays, personal days, and more; 401k retirement plan with company match; the full suite of insurance benefits. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.

    If you have a strong work ethic and believe in the power to communicate on multiple platforms, send your video link, resume and cover letter to Perry Boxx, News Director at  
    2907 Springfield Rd, East Peoria, IL 61611 or email pboxx@week.com, or fax to 309-698-9335.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-09-14

    Electronics Technician

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Repair and maintenance of audio and video equipment including cameras, recording equipment, video servers, switchers, routers, satellite equipment, etc.
    • Maintenance of the stations television transmitters and related transmission equipment.
    • Provide client support of desktops, laptops, routers, switches, printers and mobile devices.
    • Maintenance of communication links that include RF, Ethernet, and Broadband is required.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Extensive experience in electronics or broadcast equipment maintenance as well as maintaining PC hardware, peripherals, and software in a network environment.
    • Must have a working knowledge of RF theory and have strong troubleshooting skills.
    • This is a 24/7 operation. Ability to work a variety of shifts including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays required.

    Physical Requirements:

    Must have sufficient visual acuity to be able to view television programming for appropriate, color, contrast and composition. Must have sufficient auditory acuity to be able to listen to television audio programming for quality and content. Work requires the ability to climb, kneel, stoop, reach, push, pull, grasp. Must be able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.

    Desired degrees or certifications:

    Associates degree in Electronics, Electronics Technology Computer Science, Information Technology, Military Technical Training, or related field. Other related certifications or degrees will be considered.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    Fred Roe
    Chief Engineer
    froe@week.com

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-08-17

    News Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The News Producer produces daily newscast items, decides the order in which stories will be told, writes teases and other content, times news programs, edits video, and posts video to the website.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms.
    • Writes and orders news stories.
    • Approves scripts.
    • Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts.
    • Edits video.
    • Writes stories for the website and other eMedia platforms.
    • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites.
    • Performs other duties as assigned.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelors degree in Journalism, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and work related experience.
    • Fluency in English.
    • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
    • Minimum two years experience in news operations.
    • Proficiency with computers, telephones, copiers, scanners, fax machines and other office equipment.
    • Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
    • Flexibility to work any shift.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    To apply, please see station website http://www.centralillinoisproud.com/work-for-us.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-08-26

    Digital Media Coordinator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Alpha Media is looking for a full-time Digital Media Coordinator to be located in Peoria, Illinois. Alpha Media owns and operates 228 stations in 50 markets across the United States.

     

    Reporting to Sales Management/Digital Sales Management, the Digital Media Coordinator will have a heavy Social Media focus. The ideal candidate will have experience creating and managing Facebook campaigns, sponsored ads, and using social media from a marketing perspective. This person will use the Social Media platforms to design customized target audiences based on client goals. The ideal candidate will also be Google Ad Words certified and have experience with Google and YouTube campaigns. A Social Media / Marketing degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience required. Graphic design experience is a plus. This is a perfect position for someone who loves being up to speed on the latest trends in social media and enjoys spending time within the Social Media and Google platform.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The ideal candidate is someone who is versatile, thinks outside-the-box, and demonstrates the innate ability to “get things done.” The successful candidate must be able to handle multiple priorities and projects at any given time with a high degree of proficiency and accuracy. The candidate should be highly skilled common digital software, including Adobe Creative Suite. They should be able to display a portfolio of work and be genuinely passionate about design.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    The ideal candidate will have the following skillsets and background:

     

    •      Social Media/Marketing-related Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience.

    •      A minimum of two years in social media marketing and/or other digital marketing experience.

    •      Experience with Facebook Newsfeed Sponsored ad campaigns and other targeted display and setting up campaigns and understand best practices to optimize campaign based on client’s goals and objectives

    •      Strong, constantly up-to-date, understanding how to best utilize all of Facebook’s marketing capabilities along with implementing various tactics to best serve individualized client campaigns

    •      Ability to review and monitor Facebook campaigns within Facebook Ads Manager daily to ensure targeted performance – includes preparation of campaign analytics

    •      Desire to allocate time weekly to learn and effectively implement new Facebook and other social media capabilities

    •      Coordination of outsourced web development projects and small web programming adjustments internally

    •      Creating and preparing presentations for clients and deliverables as needed

    •      Have the ability to self-manage tasks and priorities.

    •      Order placement and account maintenance for top digital accounts and/or reps

    •      Experience with, and knowledge regarding, evolving social media platforms and related metrics.

    •      Knowledge of Word Press and Interactive tools / products.

    •      Experience working in a team environment

    •      Ability to work closely with clients and co-workers

    •      Exceptional customer service skills

    •      Experience overseeing the daily operation of social media campaigns.

    •      High degree of experience in traditional as well as digital design and creation of GIFs

    •      Deep experience managing websites using content management systems.

    •      Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    •      Proven experience dealing with constantly evolving deadlines in an ever-changing project landscape.

    •      Must be available and willing to work evenings and weekends as needed to meet deadlines.

    •      Must be reachable via phone and/or email after business hours.

    •      Extremely knowledgeable in all Microsoft Office programs (emphasis on Power Point, Excel and Word)

    •      Ability to handle graphic design overflow

     

    Preference may be given to candidates who meet the above requirements and have the following:

     

    •      Adobe Creative Cloud tools and other digital software.

    •      Experience with Google AdWords.

    •      Experience as copywriter / editor.

    •      Video shooting, editing and post production.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join an exciting, growing media company, submit your cover letter, portfolio and resume ASAP to Emily.holman@alphamediausa.com with the subject line of Interactive Producer.

     

    Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in e-verify. No phone calls please.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-12-16

    Graphic Designer/Digital Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Alpha Media is looking for a full-time Graphics Designer – Digital Producer to be located in Peoria, Illinois. Alpha Media owns and operates 228 stations in 50 markets across the United States.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Reporting to Sales Management/Digital Sales Management, the Graphic Designer – Digital Producer is responsible for creating and delivering high quality digital assets in a timely manner. Responsibilities include logo design and illustration, print and web design, filming and editing video and programming websites through content management systems and sales with digital assets.

     

    The ideal candidate is someone who is versatile, thinks outside-the-box, and demonstrates the innate ability to “get things done.” The successful candidate must be able to handle multiple priorities and projects at any given time with a high degree of proficiency and accuracy. The candidate should be highly skilled common digital software, including Adobe Creative Suite. They should be able to display a portfolio of work and be genuinely passionate about design.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    The ideal candidate will have the following skillsets and background:

     

    •      Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, Interactive Design, Web, Film or the equivalent combination of education and work experience.

    •      A minimum of two years in graphic design / social media marketing and video production.

    •      Highly skilled in Adobe Creative Cloud tools and other software, and have the ability to self-manage tasks and priorities.

    •      Experience with, and knowledge regarding, evolving social media platforms and related metrics.

    •      Experience working in a team environment

    •      Ability to work closely with clients and co-workers

    •      Exceptional customer service skills

    •      Experience overseeing the daily operation of social media campaigns.

    •      High degree of experience in traditional as well as digital design.

    •      Deep experience managing websites using content management systems.

    •      Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

    •      Proven experience dealing with constantly evolving deadlines in an ever-changing project landscape.

    •      Must be available and willing to work evenings and weekends as needed to meet deadlines.

    •      Must be reachable via phone and/or email after business hours.

    •      Extremely knowledgeable in all Microsoft Office programs (emphasis on Power Point, Excel and Word)

     

    Preference may be given to candidates who meet the above requirements and have the following:

     

    •      Knowledge of Word Press and Interactive tools / products.

    •      Video shooting, editing and post production.

    •      Experience as copywriter / editor.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join an exciting, growing media company, submit your cover letter, portfolio and resume ASAP Emily.holman@alphamediausa.com with the subject line of Interactive Producer.

     

    Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in e-verify. No phone calls please.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-11-25

    Assistant News Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    You are the best journalist in your shop. You are a natural leader. Everyone you work with knows it.  WEEK News 25 in Peoria, Illinois is looking for an inspired and inspiring leader to oversee our local news operations at our NBC affiliate.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    We’ve expanded staff recently to make a strong product even better. We want a hands-on manager to help create content that matters every day.   You need to have strong coaching
    skills, great news judgment and an ability to understand and implement brand strategy.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    WEEK is part of Quincy Media.  Learn why our family owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best companies to work for in the industry today at www.careersatquincy.com.  Then send your resume and cover letter selling us on why you are the leader we need. 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Email Perry Boxx, News Director at pboxx@WEEK.COM. 
    No entry level candidates please.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-12-08

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/HOI TV in Peoria, Illinois is looking for an energetic individual who wants to work in the exciting world of media sales.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    As an account executive, you’ll be responsible for creating and selling advertising campaigns for commercial airtime, along with digital plans as well.  WEEK/HOI is looking for candidates who are competitive in nature, who can first seek to understand a problem, and then develop creative ideas and solutions for our clients.  This position will focus on the Bloomington/Normal area.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    The ideal candidate is self-motivated, positive, goal-oriented and has a passion to succeed. 

    In addition to strong communication and organizational skills, the successful candidate will display:

    • Interest in multi-media platforms
    • Understanding of consumer behavior
    • Basic marketing skills
    • Relate ideas and solutions to your customers
    • Build strong client relationships
    • Ability to analyze statistical data
    • At least one year successful marketing, advertising sales or customer service experience
    • Valid driver’s license required

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Help grow local business with your creative advertising plans.  Send your cover letter and resume to 

    Peter Russell
    General Sales Manager
    prussell@week.com

    Quincy Media Inc. offers a great commission and benefits package that includes medical, dental, and 401(K). EOE

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-12-10

    Associate Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/HOI-TV in East Peoria, Illinois, is looking for an Associate Producer. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Associate Producers work with the newscast producers to help produce our newscasts. They also may cover news stories in the field or shoot sports highlights. WEEK and HOI together produce nine newscasts per day, Monday through Friday and seven newscasts combined on the weekends. The Associate Producers assist the producers with writing, editing and timing out our newscasts.   Responsibilities include non-linear editing of news stories, operation of the newsroom computer system, and running the Teleprompter during newscasts.  The Associate Producers also will be trained in the operation of news camera equipment, driving news vehicles and conducting interviews in the field.  

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • High school diploma required, B.S. or B.A. in Television
    • Production or related field or be pursuing such a degree is preferred. 
    • Experience with non-linear editing equipment is preferred.
    • ork shift could be morning or evenings, weekends and holidays

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please send a resume along with a letter of interest to Perry Boxx, News Director, WEEK-TV, 2907 Springfield Road, East Peoria, IL 61611 EOE

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-12-10

    Part-Time Video Editor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Want to be a visual story-teller? Do you like a fast-paced environment? Do you thrive on being always in the know? WEEK/ HOI News, Central Illinois’ top rated news team, has an immediate opening for part-time photographer/editor.

    The position is primarily responsible for editing video for our Morning and/or Midday News. You must love working under deadline pressure.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    This is a part-time position and candidates must be available for the scheduled hours posted.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Candidates should have videography and video editing experience, such as Avid or Final Cut.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Perry Boxx
    News Director
    25 News WEEK/HOI News
    2907 Springfield Road
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    pboxx@week.com

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-12-10

    Multi Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK and WHOI TV in Peoria-Bloomington, Illinois (market 117) is looking for a full time reporter who understands the art of developing contacts and breaking great enterprise stories.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    You must have great news judgment, be highly organized and be passionate about winning local news.

    We want a team player that will deliver content for social media several times a day. Must also shoot, write and edit for over 25 hours of news a week.

    Expect cross-training to anchor and produce news and weathercasts.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    • Strong writing and editorial skills
    • Professional, smooth on-camera delivery
    • Ability to ad-lib live breaking news situations
    • Ability to enterprise multiple stories per week
    • Ability to turn multiple stories in one day
    • Confidence with all social media platforms
    • College degree in Journalism/Communications 
    • Flexibility with assigned work shifts 
    • Willing to submit a drug and background check 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume and link to an example of your work to
    Perry Boxx
    News Director
    pboxx@week.com

    Quincy Media is an EOE employer.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2017-12-10

    Sales Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    The Sales Assistant works within established Sales Department guidelines to maximize station revenue opportunities from an order entry, traffic and accounting perspective. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

      The Sales assistant is also responsible for performing all clerical functions required by department personnel as needed.

    REQUIREMENTS:

     Performs all clerical functions for the Sales Department.

    • Maintains awareness of the most current traffic policies, practices and procedures.

    • Enters order, traffic and accounting data using computers, ledgers, orders and other resources.

    • Corresponds with customers and confers with coworkers to answer inquiries and resolve account problems.

    • Prepares forms and reports.

    • Monitors inventory.

    • Maintains files and other business records.

    • Performs other duties as assigned.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If interested, please apply online @ www.ciproud.com/work-for-us.

     

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-01-31

    Assignment Editor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Quincy Media, Inc. has an immediate opening for an assignment editor at our WEEK/HOI affiliate in Peoria, IL. The assignment editor at WEEK/HOI works with everyone in the newsroom to assign and cover news of the day.  But those duties go beyond traditional broadcast news. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    We are looking for an experienced candidate who is a news junkie.  Someone who doesn’t take no for an answer when pursuing a story.  Someone who can manage field crews and thrives in a deadline-driven environment. 

    The successful candidate will also be able to work across multiple platforms, including two websites, multiples apps and social media.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    The ideal candidate has a strong knowledge of reporting, researching, sourcing and enterprising ideas.  You need to be able to multi-task, communicate effectively with crews and producers, and juggle logistics, including phones, dealing with three network desks ( NBC, ABC,CNN), LiveU technology, tracking scanner traffic and Avid products. 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WEEK-NBC/HOI-ABC is part of Quincy Media, Inc.  We are a family owned company that currently operates 18 television stations doing news, two newspapers and two radio stations.  Quincy is always hiring.

    Qualified applicants should send a resume and cover letter to:

    Perry Boxx
    New Director
    pboxx@week.com

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-02-22

    Sales Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Alpha Media Seeks Sales Assistant

    Alpha Media is searching for a Sales Assistant to be located in Peoria, Illinois. Alpha Media owns and operates 228 stations in 50 markets across the United States.

    This position will be directly involved in assisting the sales management and sales team.  Applicant must be proficient in all Microsoft Office applications and possess strong skills in Excel and Power Point.  Must be detail oriented, organized, and able to multi-task plus be a team player.  General knowledge of sales concepts and sales software is beneficial.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities will include, but will not necessarily be limited to:

    • Commercial order entry and production coordination using industry-specific software on behalf of sellers and/or managers, and other assistance to sellers(s) and/or manager(s).
    • Assist in creating sales packages – generally PowerPoint-based
    • Coordination of certain sales activities and projects
    • Daily and weekly reports
    • Front-desk break cover and fill-in
    • Assist in special events and projects
    • Coordinate house trade accounts

    REQUIREMENTS:

    The ideal candidate will have the following skillsets and background:

    • Experience with and knowledge of evolving social media platforms and related metrics.
    • Experience working in a team environment
    • Ability to work closely with clients and co-workers
    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Proven experience dealing with constantly evolving deadline.
    • Knowledgeable in all Microsoft Office programs (emphasis on Power Point and Excel)

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please note candidates with prior broadcasting industry experience with strong understanding of related Wide Orbit traffic software and vCreative, and/or candidates with extensive knowledge of PowerPoint design, layout, and compelling writing skills will be given the top consideration.

    Current company benefits include medical/dental/vision/life insurance plan, 401K, vacation, sick leave, and 10 holidays each year.

    If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join an exciting, growing company, submit your cover letter, portfolio and resume ASAP to Emily.holman@alphamediausa.com.

    Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in e-verify. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified persons in all job classifications and positions without discrimination on the basis of race, religion, sex, national origin, age or disability.  No phone calls please.

    DEADLINE: 2018-04-30

    News Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Your next management career opportunity in the exciting world of journalism is here. Quincy Media is looking for its next news director at our dual affiliate operation in Peoria, Illinois.  You get to lead a newsroom loaded with talent at WEEK, the dominant NBC affiliate, and Heart Of Illinois ABC, the fastest growing news in the market.

    We need a strong leader with at least five years of experience. We need a great storyteller and someone who lives to make the team around them even stronger. You must be passionate about journalism.  You must be a catalyst and a leader in our digital and social efforts and set the tone every day in the newsroom.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The news director will report to our experienced General Manager and have the chance to work closely with other department heads to help both affiliates reach the next level of success.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    You must be passionate about journalism.  You must be a catalyst and a leader in our digital and social efforts and set the tone every day in the newsroom.

    Over the last two years, we have remodeled the entire building and built all new HD facilities for both the NBC and ABC side including separate studios, separate state-of-the-art news sets, and control rooms for each station to provide uniquely branded award-winning local news across two major affiliate platforms. 

    This is your chance to work for Quincy Media, a family owned company that still cares deeply about broadcasting, its product and its people.  And we believe in work/life balance and Peoria offers so much!  Peoria is the largest city on the Illinois River.  It’s home to dozens of festivals and events each year and a bustling civic center that consistently offers a variety of entertainment productions.  Peoria is a great city for sports fans as well, home to both minor league baseball and hockey teams, and is a short drive from Chicago, St Louis and Indianapolis.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WEEK is part of Quincy Media.  Positions are available across the company for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement opportunities you’re looking for.  Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best companies to work for in the industry today at www.careersatquincy.com. Then send your resume and cover letter selling us on why you are the leader we need. 

    Send your link, cover letter, resume and references to:

    Teddi Stonesifer
    Administrative/HR Manager
    tstonesifer@week.com
    2907 Springfield Road
    East Peoria, IL 61611

    EOE

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-04-01

    Morning News Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK-TV (NBC), the dominant #1 news station in Peoria, Illinois has a rare opportunity for an energetic and creative morning news co-anchor. After 30 years at the anchor desk, our current anchor has retired.

    This is a unique opportunity for an experienced journalist who is ready to connect with our audience in Central Illinois wake up every morning in the know!  Our next morning anchor will
    have solid breaking news and reporting skills, but can also have fun and will be involved in our community.

    WEEK-TV is part of Quincy Media, Inc., and we have recently invested in an entire building transformation with a dynamic new news set, studio, graphics, music, HD control rooms, and entirely new newsroom and work stations.  Though a dominant legacy station,  we are not sitting still,  making great improvements to the facility as well as our news products and services. Our anchors are newsroom leaders who help mentor and grow producers and reporters.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    In addition to anchoring, we’re looking for a journalist who can develop sources; someone who isn’t afraid to head out into the field and break the big stories. The successful candidate will also have editorial oversight in the daily newscast product.

    Peoria is located within a short drive to Chicago,  St Louis and Indianapolis so we are well-connected and centrally located in the state.

    Excellent time-management skills are key in this deadline-driven business. Applicants must also embrace the multi-platform approach of today’s newsroom.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Submit your cover letter and resume with references, plus online links to your work to:
    Teddi Stonesifer, Admin/HR Manager tstonesifer@week.com

    WEEK-TV is part of Quincy Media, Inc., a family owned company operating 18 television stations. Throughout QMI, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience. Visit www.CareersAtQuincy.com for links to all stations and opportunities.

    WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-04-22

    Sales Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK Television is looking for a team player to join our energetic sales staff.  The ideal
    candidate is positive force in an important support position for the department.

    Additionally, the sales assistant occupies a newly renovated work space near the building entrance and will serve a dual role with the honorary title of “Director of First Impressions”; greeting and guiding visitors as they arrive.

    It’s an exciting time at WEEK Television. The company is growing, thriving and has a beautiful new interior that our employees love.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Duties and responsibilities are involving data entry, inventory, report generation, project assistance and client communications. Also, front desk and phone duties.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Knowledge of Excel and Powerpoint is a plus.  Two years of related work experience is preferred.   

    WHY WEEK Television?

    • We’re part of a family-owned company – Quincy Media, Inc. is a nimble and forward-    thinking powerhouse committed to our markets and our teams.
    • Excellent comprehensive benefits package, including 401k.
    • Come see why Quincy Media has a reputation for being one of the best companies in the business. Send your cover letter and resume and let’s talk about making WEEK Television your next professional home.

    EOE. 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    Peter Russell
    General Manager of Sales
    prussell@week.com

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-05-06

    Weekend Sports Anchor/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/WHOI is looking for a talented sports anchor for WHOI TV ABC. This person will anchor our sports segment for the weekend evening shows on WHOI TV ABC. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The ideal candidate is someone who can produce, edit and anchor our sports coverage. Also, the sports anchor is responsible for pushing new sports stories to our website and social media. In addition, the weekend sports anchor will be serve as an MMJ for the sports department 3 days a week. You will be asked to cover several events and perform live shots as needed. You may be asked to even shoot a live shot for the sports department.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    We are looking for a dynamic personality who a strong work ethic and can manage their time at a high level.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Experience is preferred, but not required.

    Send a resume, link of your work and references to:

    Lon Lucas, News Director
    llucas@week.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-05-11

    Morning Executive Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/WHOI is looking for an aggressive and creative morning executive producer. This person will oversee 2.5 hours of morning news on the number 1 morning show on WEEK TV NBC and two hours of morning news on WHOI TV ABC. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The ideal candidate is someone who can push our producers, reporters, anchors and production staff to new levels of creativity and passion.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    We must be the leader in the breaking news, severe weather, enterprise reporting and advocacy.
    We are looking for an experienced producer who has a desire to try their hand at management.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If this sounds like you, please apply immediately.

    Send a resume, link of your work and references to:

    Lon Lucas, News Director
    llucas@week.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-05-11

    Weekend News Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/WHOI is looking for a talented news anchor for WHOI TV ABC. This person will anchor the news for the weekend evening shows on WHOI TV ABC. The ideal candidate is someone who can produce, edit and anchor our news coverage. Also, the anchor is responsible for pushing new stories to our website and social media. In addition, the weekend anchor will be serve as an MMJ for the news department 3 days a week. You will be asked to cover several events and perform live shots as needed. You may be asked to even shoot a live shot for the news department.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    We are looking for a dynamic personality who a strong work ethic and can manage their time at a high level.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Experience is preferred, but not required.

    Send a resume, link of your work and references to:

    Lon Lucas, News Director
    llucas@week.com

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-05-11

    Weekend Meteorologist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/WHOI is looking for a talented meteorologist for WHOI TV ABC. This person will serve as our weekend meteorologist for the evening shows on WHOI TV ABC. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The ideal candidate is someone who can be a leader during severe storm coverage and push the envelope when it comes to the digital coverage.  We use WSI MAX weather graphics system with all the bells and whistles. This includes interactive graphics, unique radar tools, and an elegant design included in MAX Storm & Studio. Proficiency/familiarity with MAX is preferred and MUST have at least a bachelors in Meteorology or atmospheric-related science.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    We are looking for someone who can write, shoot, and edit as a reporter during the week.  Applicant must be able to tell a concise, accurate, and engaging weather story and write weather stories for all platforms. Be local social and engaging in the community. 

    We are looking for a dynamic personality who a strong work ethic and can manage their time at a high level. Experience is preferred, but not required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Send a resume, link of your work and references to:

    Lon Lucas, News Director
    llucas@week.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-05-11

    News Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/HOI ABC in Central Illinois is looking for a News Producer, who is creative, engaging, energetic and outgoing. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Candidate must be a positive, highly motivated, self-starter. Our tools include LIVE capabilities and a Storyteller touch screen

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Peoria-Bloomington are both vibrant, medium sized cities, where a metropolitan lifestyle meets natural beauty.  It’s also within a few hours drive of Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.  

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please send resume to pboxx@week.com

    WEEK Television Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    WEEK is proud to be a Quincy Media station.  Paid vacation, holidays, personal days, and more; 401k retirement plan with company match; the full suite of insurance benefits. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-05-11

    General Sales Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Capitol Radio Group in Springfield is looking for a game-changing General Sales Manager. Our ideal candidate is a numbers freak who is hyper organized and detail oriented.  

     
    He or she has a coach/mentor mentality and is a hiring and training genius. We want a goal-oriented leader who is passionate about our business and who might someday have their eyes on the GM chair. If you’re ready for a challenge and have at least three years of successful sales management experience, send your resume with a cover letter that sells us on why you’re the perfect candidate to careers@capitolradiogroup.com. If you’re squeamish, this probably isn’t the job for you. There’s real work that needs to be done, and you’ll be rewarded handsomely.  You’ll work for the best cluster in Central Illinois, and find out why Saga is regarded as the best radio company in the business.

    Capitol Radio Group and Saga Communications are equal opportunity employers.”

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-05-25

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Alpha Media – Peoria, IL is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented Account Executive who has a proven record of building and maintaining ongoing relationships with existing clients through the entire sales cycle. The ideal candidate must possess proven business development and sales experience, be a self-starter that is able to work with clients to meet marketing objectives, and sell the value of Alpha Media local radio and digital brands. 

    Alpha Media is one of the fastest growing companies in media today. We have a passion for great radio and digital content. Our philosophy is to be smaller, faster, bolder, and work as a high functioning, best of class team at all levels. We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative and vibrant. We believe in creating progressive products, world class events and building strong relationships in our communities. 

    Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Alpha Media operates 228 radio stations within 49 markets across the United States covering all formats. 

    We are live, local, and can’t wait to talk to you!

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities for this position may include:

    Sell radio and digital advertising.
    Successfully uncover and close new, non-radio advertisers utilizing plans comprised of local spot and/or digital/non-spot revenue areas.
    Understand digital marketing including mobile and programmatic digital advertising.
    Ensure that company initiatives and tools provided are used and maximized.
    Participate in weekly sales meetings and training sessions.
    Negotiate direct and agency business.
    Input client orders and copy using company provided software.
    Ensure attainment of monthly, quarterly and annual local + NTR + digital budget goals. 

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Requirements of this position include the following: 

    Strong written and oral communication skills.
    Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth, rapidly changing culture and environment.
    The role requires an enthusiastic and hardworking person who exudes passion for Alpha Media’s unique platform and value proposition.
    This position requires a fully insured personal vehicle and valid driver’s license.
    Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following:
    Experience building strategic presentations and dynamically presenting them to clients.
    Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
    Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join a fast moving, growing entity please visit AlphaMediaUSA.com and apply in our “Careers” section.

    Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-08-15

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Alpha Media – Peoria, IL is seeking a dynamic, results-oriented Account Executive who has a proven record of building and maintaining ongoing relationships with existing clients through the entire sales cycle. The ideal candidate must possess proven business development and sales experience, be a self-starter that is able to work with clients to meet marketing objectives, and sell the value of Alpha Media local radio and digital brands. 

    Alpha Media is one of the fastest growing companies in media today. We have a passion for great radio and digital content. Our philosophy is to be smaller, faster, bolder, and work as a high functioning, best of class team at all levels. We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative and vibrant. We believe in creating progressive products, world class events and building strong relationships in our communities. 

    Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Alpha Media operates 228 radio stations within 49 markets across the United States covering all formats. 

    We are live, local, and can’t wait to talk to you!

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities for this position may include:

    -Sell radio and digital advertising.
    -Successfully uncover and close new, non-radio advertisers utilizing plans comprised of local spot and/or digital/non-spot revenue areas.
    -Understand digital marketing including mobile and programmatic digital advertising.
    -Ensure that company initiatives and tools provided are used and maximized.
    -Participate in weekly sales meetings and training sessions.
    -Negotiate direct and agency business.
    -Input client orders and copy using company provided software.
    -Ensure attainment of monthly, quarterly and annual local + NTR + digital budget goals. 

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Requirements of this position include the following: 

    -Strong written and oral communication skills.
    -Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high-growth, rapidly changing culture and environment.
    -The role requires an enthusiastic and hardworking person who exudes passion for Alpha Media’s unique platform and value proposition.
    -This position requires a fully insured personal vehicle and valid driver’s license.
    -Preference may be given to candidates who have the above experience plus the following:
    -Experience building strategic presentations and dynamically presenting them to clients.
    -Experience and knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.
    -Bachelor’s Degree in a related field.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join a fast moving, growing entity please visit AlphaMediaUSA.com and apply in our “Careers” section.

    Alpha Media is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-09-18

    Radio News Reporter

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Alpha Media - Peoria is seeking a full-time News Reporter/Anchor for WMBD, both on-air and with related digital assets. The ideal candidate is someone with a great attitude and an exceptional work ethic, is capable of wearing any hat in the newsroom, and is able to naturally resonate with the audience and user base.

    WMBDs news anchor position requires that candidates have the ability to operate the audio console.  Candidates should be able to write and report news both on air and through social media and websites.  You must be able to work with editors and take direction from the news director.  This is a multitasking position.  Ideal candidates will have minimum 2-3 years prior experience in anchoring, news writing, and digital reporting.  Online video reporting is a plus.  Knowledge of digital audio and video software is important, and you must have complete knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations.

    Alpha Media has a passion for great radio and digital content. Our philosophy is to be smaller, faster, bolder, and work as a high functioning, best of class team at all levels. We hire and retain top talent who are unique, innovative and vibrant. We believe in creating progressive products, world class events and building strong relationships in our communities.

    Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, Alpha Media operates 228 radio stations within 49 markets across the United States covering all formats.

    We are live, local, and can’t wait to talk to you!

    Scope:

    Informs the public by relying primarily on scripted information or information that is available to the public from other sources.  Work depends primarily on intelligence, diligence and/or accuracy.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities of this position may include the following:

    - Collects, gathers and produces information to be shared with the public
    - Consistently and routinely relies on diligence, intelligence and accuracy in the presentation of final output
    - Presents commercial copy and sponsor billboards as needed
    - Presents elements such as news, traffic, weather, sports, and business reports
    - May report live or recorded (audio and/or video and/or text) on scenes of news events, often needing to ad lib gathered information
    - May occasionally use creativeness and inventiveness in gathering, performance and presentation
    - Create and publish social media and web news postings
    - Perform other duties consistent with position and other duties as assigned

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Requirements for this position include the following:

    - Knowledge of all applicable FCC rules and regulations
    - Computer literacy in applicable programs
    - Excellent verbal communication skills
    - Problem-solving ability and skill in prioritizing
    - Ability to interact with management and staff at all levels
    - Ability to multi-task and handle pressures and deadlines
    - Skill in operation of control board, remote broadcasting and other related production equipment
    - High School diploma
    - Must possess valid state driver’s license

    HOW TO APPLY:

    We’d love to hear a sample of your work!  If you would like to send a demo, include the link to your website in your cover letter.  If you do not have a website, upload your demo in YouTube and provide the link.

    If you feel you are a qualified candidate and want to join a fast moving, growing entity submit your cover letter and resume ASAP at our company website:

    https://recruiting2.ultipro.com/ALP1009ALMD/JobBoard/8a5ecde6-7408-45f9-8d5d-1bf4e35b089c/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=c2c832b1-73d6-4afc-ad73-f205d6b9a9fc

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-08-13

    Multi Media Journalist

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK and HOI ABC in Peoria-Bloomington, Illinois is looking for a full time reporter who understands the art of developing contacts and breaking great enterprise stories.

    You must have great news judgment, be highly organized and be passionate about winning local news.

    We want a team player that will deliver content for social media several times a day. Must also shoot, write and edit for over 25 hours of news a week.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:

    • Strong writing and editorial skills
    • Professional, smooth on-camera delivery
    • Ability to ad-lib live breaking news situations
    • Ability to enterprise multiple stories per week
    • Ability to turn multiple stories in one day
    • Confidence with all social media platforms

    Requirements:

    • College degree in Journalism/Communications 
    • Flexibility with assigned work shifts 
    • Willing to submit a drug and background check 

    Expect cross-training to anchor and produce news and weathercasts.

    EEO

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please e-mail a letter of interest, resume and link to an example of your work
    Lon Lucas
    News Director
    pboxx@week.com 

    Quincy Media is an EOE employer.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-09-14

    Master Control Operator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Be a part of what goes on behind-the-scenes at a television station.  WEEK/HOI in East Peoria is
    looking for a Master Control Operator. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The successful candidate is responsible for a number of actions related to the quality of our on-air content.  Those include switching commercials, stations breaks, recording daily syndicated feeds, and inputting material into video servers.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    You need the ability to make fast, accurate judgments.  Previous experience with production or Master Control switchers or college production courses preferred.

    Attention to detail is important, along with the ability to multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment and problem-solve.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Become a part of Quincy Media.  We are a family owned company operating 18 television stations doing news, two newspapers and two radio stations.  Quincy is always hiring.  If this description fits you, send a resume and cover letter to:

    Sean Henry, Production Supervisor
    shenry@week.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-09-14

    Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/HOI TV in Peoria, Illinois is looking for an energetic individual who wants to work in the exciting world of media sales.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    As an account executive, you’ll be responsible for creating and selling advertising campaigns for commercial airtime, along with digital plans as well.  WEEK/HOI is looking for candidates who are competitive in nature, who can first seek to understand a problem, and then develop creative ideas and solutions for our clients. 

    REQUIREMENTS:

    The ideal candidate is self-motivated, positive, goal-oriented and has a passion to succeed. 

    In addition to strong communication and organizational skills, the successful candidate will display:

    • Interest in multi-media platforms 
    • Understanding of consumer behavior
    • Basic marketing skills
    • Relate ideas and solutions to your customers 
    • Build strong client relationships
    • Ability to analyze statistical data
    • At least one year successful marketing, advertising sales or customer service experience

    Valid driver’s license required

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Help grow local business with your creative advertising plans.  Send your cover letter and resume to 

    Peter Russell
    General Sales Manager
    prussell@week.com 

    Quincy Media Inc. offers a great commission and benefits package that includes medical, dental, and 401(K). EOE

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-09-14

    Weekend Sports Anchor/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/WHOI is looking for a talented sports anchor for WHOI TV ABC. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    This person will anchor our sports segment for the weekend evening shows on WHOI TV ABC. The ideal candidate is someone who can produce, edit and anchor our sports coverage. Also, the sports anchor is responsible for pushing new sports stories to our website and social media. In addition, the weekend sports anchor will be serve as an MMJ for the sports department 3 days a week. You will be asked to cover several events and perform live shots as needed. You may be asked to even shoot a live shot for the sports department.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience: We are looking for a dynamic personality who a strong work ethic and can manage their time at a high level.

    Requirements: Experience is preferred, but not required. 

     

     

     

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Send a resume, link of your work and references to:

    Lon Lucas, News Director
    llucas@week.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-11-04

    News Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK/HOI ABC in Central Illinois is looking for a News Producer, who is creative, engaging, energetic and outgoing. 

    Peoria-Bloomington are both vibrant, medium sized cities, where a metropolitan lifestyle meets natural beauty.  It’s also within a few hours drive of Chicago, St. Louis and Indianapolis.  

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Candidate must be a positive, highly motivated, self-starter. Our tools include LIVE capabilities and a Storyteller touch screen

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience: Producers here are newsroom leaders and decision makers. They’re responsible for excellent writing, showcasing, and creative thinking.  We require high journalistic and ethical standards.

    Requirements: If you have a strong work ethic and believe in the power to communicate on multiple platforms, send us your video link, resume and cover letter.

    Valid drivers license required.  Medical benefits included.

    EEO

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Please send resume to:

    llucas@week.com
    News Director

    2907 Springfield Rd
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    (fax) 309-698-9335

    WEEK Television Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer

    WEEK is proud to be a Quincy Media station.  Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2018-11-04

    Master Control Operator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Be a part of what goes on behind-the-scenes at a television station.  WEEK/HOI in East Peoria is
    looking for a Master Control Operator. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The successful candidate is responsible for a number of actions related to the quality of our on-air content.  Those include switching commercials, stations breaks, recording daily syndicated feeds, and inputting material into video servers.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    You need the ability to make fast, accurate judgments.  Previous experience with production or Master Control switchers or college production courses preferred.

    Attention to detail is important, along with the ability to multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment and problem-solve.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Become a part of Quincy Media.  We are a family owned company operating 18 television stations doing news, two newspapers and two radio stations.  Quincy is always hiring.  If this description fits you, send a resume and cover letter to:

    Sean Henry
    Production Supervisor
    shenry@week.com

    EEO

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-01-17

    News Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    If you have broadcast production experience, become part of the WEEK/HOI team.

    WEEK/HOI in East Peoria is looking for a Newscast Director to deliver news as it happens on air, online and on the go.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate strong working knowledge of community issues and needs, as well as sound journalistic principles, and must have the ability to make fast, accurate journalistic and logistical judgments. 

    REQUIREMENTS:

    The ideal candidate will have experience with live directing, excellent computer skills, and leadership qualities in a studioenvironment. Experience with high definition production, Ross Overdrive and Xpression products is a plus, along with basic knowledge of non-linear editing and graphics production.

    A minimum of 6 years television news management experience and a college degree in broadcast journalism is preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WEEK/HOI is part of Quincy Media, Inc. Quincy currently operates 18 television stations doing news, two newspapers and two radio stations.  There are positions available at all levels of experience within QMI, which means there are professional growth opportunities throughout the company.

    Additional Information:
    If you have a passion for excellence and a burning desire to lead the best local broadcast news operation in Peoria, Illinois we want to hear from you. Please send your resume, reel and references:

    Tim Campbell Creative Services Manager WEEK/WHOI Television, Inc.
    2907 Springfield Rd.
    East Peoria, Illinois 61611
    tcampbell@week.com 

    EOE
    No phone calls please.

    Contact:
    Please send your resume, reel and references:
    Sean Henry Production Manager
    WEEK/WHOI Television, Inc.
    2907 Springfield Rd.
    East Peoria, Illinois 61611
    shenry@week.com 

    EOE
    No phone calls please.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-02-10

    News Photographer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    HOI-TV, the ABC affiliate in Peoria, IL, has an immediate opening for a full-time multimedia photographer with a possibility to report.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    This person will gather, shoot and edit content for our television newscasts, the station’s website and our mobile platforms. Applicants will also be expected to operate a LiveU and will learn and utilize current and emerging video technologies.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If you’re ambitious and are looking for your next career challenge, send your resume, cover letter and work sample or link to:

    Lon Lucas
    News Director
    llucas@week.com
    2907 Springfield Road
    East Peoria, IL 61611

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-03-13

    Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Highly successful, legacy station has a rare opening for main co-anchor. Must be a standout leading anchor for multiple newscasts, excel at breaking news, initiate enterprise stories and produce content for multiple platforms. Must understand and implement stations research based goals and be fully engaged in the use of social media and web content. The successful candidate will help lead station’s community involvement activities.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Anchor newscasts and special reports
    • Contribute, write and/or proofread stories
    • Post content using social media platforms
    • Produce newscasts when necessary
    • Participate in station community related partnerships

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Candidates should have a proven track record in anchoring, producing and reporting. Strong communication skills are required. All applicants must have a minimum of 2 years of experience

    Requirements:
    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or political science
    • Good attitude and team player
    • Strong on-air presentation - must be credible and personable
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Send letter, resume and a link to your video to:

    Lon Lucas
    News Director
    llucas@week.com
    2907 Springfield Road
    East Peoria, IL 61611

    No phone calls please.
    Quincy Media is an EOE employer.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-03-18

    Local Sales Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK-TV is seeking a motivated individual to work in our Sales Department. WEEK-TV will be interviewing applicants for the position of Local Sales Assistant beginning immediately.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Primary Duties:

    • Processing of local sales orders for multiple stations
    • Assist in maintaining contracts currently on-air
    • Follow Up on receivables and other communication with key advertisers and agencies
    • Communicating effectively with local sales reps
    • Assist with reports

    Quincy Media offers a very favorable benefits plan, which includes medical, sick leave and vacation plans. EOE

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Experience:
    The ideal candidate will have strong computer skills/knowledge of Microsoft Office. A college degree is preferred.

    Core Competencies Required:

    • Strong organizational skills
    • Willingness to learn new technology including internal computer and media programs
    • A Positive attitude
    • Strong math aptitude
    • Ability to prioritize numerous time sensitive materials

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Submit your cover letter and resume with references to:
    Peter Russell
    General Sales Manager
    prussell@week.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-03-26

    Morning News Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    HOI ABC has a rare opening for main morning co-anchor. Must be a standout leading anchor for multiple newscasts, excel at breaking news, initiate enterprise stories and produce content for multiple platforms. Must understand and implement stations research based goals and be fully engaged in the use of social media and web content. The successful candidate will help lead station’s community involvement activities.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Anchor newscasts and special reports
    • Contribute, write and/or proofread stories
    • Post content using social media platforms
    • Produce newscasts when necessary
    • Participate in station community related partnerships

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Requirements:
    Candidates should have a proven track record in anchoring, producing and reporting. Strong communication skills are required. All applicants must have a minimum of 2 years of experience

    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism
    • Good attitude and team player
    • Strong on-air presentation - must be credible and personable
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    Lon Lucas
    News Director
    llucas@week.com

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-04-04

    Weekend Meteorologist/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK-TV is looking for a talented meteorologist. This person will serve as our weekend meteorologist for the evening shows on WEEK-TV NBC. The ideal candidate is someone who can be a leader during severe storm coverage and push the envelope when it comes to the digital coverage.  

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    We use WSI MAX weather graphics system with all the bells and whistles. This includes interactive graphics, unique radar tools, and an elegant design included in MAX Storm & Studio.

    Proficiency/familiarity with MAX is preferred and MUST have at least a bachelors in Meteorology or atmospheric-related science.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    We are looking for someone who can write, shoot, and edit as a reporter during the week.  Applicant must be able to tell a concise, accurate, and engaging weather story and write weather stories for all platforms.

    We are looking for a dynamic personality who a strong work ethic and can manage their time at a high level. Experience is preferred, but not required.

    WEEK is an EEO employer

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    Lon Lucas, News Director
    llucas@week.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-06-07

    Social Media and Digital Content Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    We’re looking for a leader, a coach and a hands-on journalist and social media expert who can help us build audience engagement and bring traffic from Facebook to television and to our digital platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The successful candidate will also lead our news, sports and weather teams in publishing great content to our website and apps.  It will require solid news judgment, exceptional news writing skills, as well as strong creativity, planning, leadership and communication abilities. The Social Media and Digital Content Manager will also work closely with our marketing and sales teams to help them engage people with campaigns that excite and intrigue.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    A degree in social media/journalism and two years of newsroom experience preferred.  To hit the ground running you would need a knowledge of Facebook best practices for journalists, Social NewsDesk, WordPress, Google 360 analytics and iNews.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WEEK-TV, HOI-ABC is proud to be a Quincy Media station. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at www.quincymediacareers.com.

    EOE.

    Send Resume Materials to:
    Lon Lucas, News Director
    2907 Springfield Road
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    llucas@week.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-06-23

    Promotion Producer

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK-TV & Heart of Illinois ABC in Peoria, Illinois is looking for an energetic and talented individual to market our ABC affiliate on multiple platforms.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The HOI ABC Promotion Producer is the driving force behind the Heart of Illinois ABC brand.  From concept to post, this is your opportunity work with a talented group of people to tackle daily writing, shooting, editing and graphic design challenges of marketing our ABC content
    for TV, Web, and mobile. 

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Applicants should have knowledge of non-linear editing and videography.  Marketing experience is preferred.  This position requires a relevant communications degree and/or experience.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WEEK-TV is proud to be a Quincy Media station. Peoria is centrally located within 2.5 hours of Chicago and 3 hours to St Louis and Indianapolis, paid vacation, holidays, personal days, 401K retirement plan with company match, along with the full suite of insurance benefits.  Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: www.careersatquincy.com 

    Contact:
    Send resume/reel to:
    Tim Campbell
    WEEK Creative Services Manager
    tcampbell@week.com 
    EOE

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-06-29

    Newscast Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Do you like a fast-paced environment--thrive under deadline pressure?
    Does the combination of news and current and emerging technology excite you.
    Do you have the artistic touch to build engaging graphics and animations?

    WEEK – News 25 in Peoria, Illinois has an immediate opening for newscast director, primarily responsible for evening newscasts. This full time position offers a variety of experiences and opportunities that can open many doors to bigger things at our station or at other sites within our company.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities include directing the morning NBC newscast, creating graphics and animations, and coding shows in Avid iNews. Those applying should have experience with Ross Overdrive automation and XPression graphics systems. We expect our directors to
    be a part of the news process, with creativity and ideas that add to the final product. The position is also involved with sending and checking content in the master control system when not directing.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Candidates must have good communication skills and be able to cooperate with a supportive team with strong ethical values. Experience directing newscasts or similar production experience is a plus.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Send resume to:
    Sean Henry, Production Supervisor
    WEEK HOI
    East Peoria, IL, 61611
    Email: shenry@week.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-07-21

    Receptionist/Sales Assistant

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Receptionist/Sales Assistant - WMBD/WPBG/WSWT/WXCL/WNGY/WIRL Radio

    This position requires excellent PowerPoint design and writing skills, and to be knowledgeable in all Microsoft Office Suite products. We need an energetic, take-charge person who takes pride and ownership in their work and has good attention for detail, with the ability and willingness to be a team player. The position also plays an integral part in customer service, with the ability to communicate effectively and politely with clients and the public, by phone and in person. This position is considered a gate keeper and the first person clients/listeners see, and a first appearance is extremely important. The ability to multi task will be crucial.

     

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

    Proficient in all areas of Microsoft Office Suite
    Create Sales presentations – requires experience in PowerPoint design & layout
    Greeting clients/contacting appropriate department
    Direct phone calls to appropriate department
    Update VPromo daily
    Scheduling of conference rooms
    Checking/distribution of mail
    Weekly invoice mailing
    Oversee office supplies/fill requests from staff
    Oversee Water/Soda/Keurig/Coffee/Vending machines
    Promotions department support
    Send your resume to Shannon Demanes, Business Manager at Shannon.demanes@midwest360peoria.com

    Midwest Communications, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    This position requires excellent PowerPoint design and writing skills, and to be knowledgeable in all Microsoft Office Suite products. We need an energetic, take-charge person who takes pride and ownership in their work and has good attention for detail, with the ability and willingness to be a team player.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Prior office experience preferred; strong knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Send your resume to Shannon Demanes, Business Manager at Shannon.demanes@midwest360peoria.com

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-07-26

    News Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    NEWS DIRECTOR

    Peoria, IL

    WMBD AM/FM and 1470wmbd.com is looking for a News Director for an extremely active newsroom in Peoria, Illinois. 

    We’re looking for someone who can report, write, and present high quality journalism on multiple platforms. You’ll manage our news assets -- staff, relationships with other journalism partners, and our on-air and on-line news product.

    The person we hire should be organized, a very good story-teller, a self-starter, be naturally inquisitive, able to embrace new technology. You should be comfortable in a breaking-news environment and embrace creating exclusive content. This is a high-profile job at a market-leading, privately owned broadcast group.

    We offer a competitive salary and a full benefits package. A valid driver’s license and a good driving record are required for this position.


    Send an mp3 of your best work and your resume to Courtney.Pierce@mwcradio.com or mail to Courtney’s attention at 331 Fulton Street, 12th Floor, Peoria, IL 61602. 

     

    Midwest Communications is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer by choice.

     

     

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    We’re looking for someone who can report, write, and present high quality journalism on multiple platforms. You’ll manage our news assets -- staff, relationships with other journalism partners, and our on-air and on-line news product.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    A valid drivers license and a good driving record are required for this position.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Send an mp3 of your best work and your resume to Courtney.Pierce@mwcradio.com or mail to Courtney’s attention at 331 Fulton Street, 12th Floor, Peoria, IL 61602. 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-07-26

    Director of Development, WSIU

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WSIU seeks a Director of Development. This position is responsible for establishing an annual overall plan for development in consultation with the WSIU Executive Director, securing private support for WSIU throughout its coverage area and the five border states. The position will also oversee the management of WSIU's annual fund program.

     

    Associate Director for Development

    (Director of Development, WSIU)

    Broadcasting Service

    Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    Carbondale or Springfield, IL

     

     

    Southern Illinois University (SIU) Carbondale invites applications and nominations for the position of Associate Director for Development (Director of Development, WSIU) for the WSIU Broadcasting Service. WSIU has undergone a recent expansion of its service area and now reaches two-thirds of the counties in the State of Illinois, along with portions of the five border states. WSIU provides public media service via television, radio, and digital platforms to approximately five million people throughout western, central, and southern Illinois. This position is responsible for establishing an annual overall plan for development in consultation with the WSIU Executive Director, securing private support for WSIU throughout its coverage area and the five border states. The position will also oversee the management of WSIUs annual fund program. This is a highly visible, public position that must exercise discretion and sound independent judgment with respect to the University or to the proprietary environment of business or institutional partners. Extensive regional travel, including some nights and weekends, required.   https://www.wsiu.org/

     

    This position may work out of either the Carbondale or Springfield area.

     

     

    Compensation: The salary for this position is commensurate with qualifications and experience; there is an excellent fringe benefits package.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

     

    Minimum Qualifications: Baccalaureate degree in relevant discipline. Two (2) years successful professional experience in fund raising or related non-profit organization work. A masters degree in nonprofit management or closely related field may be substituted for the two years of experience. Demonstrated ability to communicate in written or oral forms & evidence of appropriate interpersonal skills necessary to be a successful fundraiser. Must have a valid drivers license.

     

    Preferred Qualifications: Demonstrated knowledge of public broadcasting; FCC & other regulations governing public broadcasting fundraising activities. Proven media, philanthropic business development and/or grant writing experience preferred.

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    HOW TO APPLY:

    SIU is being assisted in this search by Livingston Associates.  Inquiries are welcome with Livingston Associates.     https://livingstonassociates.net/openings.html      For consideration, please follow Application Procedure below.

     

    Application Deadline: Apply by August 1, 2019.

     

    Application Procedure: Please submit nominations or a cover letter of application, current resume, and the names, phone numbers, and email addresses of at least three references to:

     

    Screening Committee-Associate Director for Development, (Director of Development, WSIU)

    Broadcasting Service, Communications Building Suite 1003

    Southern Illinois University Carbondale

    1100 Lincoln Drive, Mail Code 6602

    Carbondale, IL 62901

     

     

    SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer of

    individuals with disabilities and protected veterans that strives to enhance its

    ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to

    serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed

    and encouraged and will receive consideration.

     

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-08-23

    HOI-ABC Weekend Anchor/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    HOI-ABC, the Murrow Award-winning station in Peoria, Illinois, is looking for a dynamic journalist to anchor our weekend newscasts.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The ideal candidate is someone who can do it all and relishes being a leader. You’ll work closely with the weekend team to develop content for multiple newscasts, as well as content for web, mobile, and social media platforms.

    In addition to anchoring, this position includes producing and reporting three days a week.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    A college degree is preferred.

    HOI-ABC is a Quincy Media, Inc. station. With 18 stations doing news, there are several advancement opportunities within our company.

    We have plenty of tools at our disposal to make our shows and storytelling sing. Experience with Avid iNews, Avid Media Composer, Word Press and Social News Desk is a benefit.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Submit your cover letter and resume with references, plus online links to your work to:
    Lon Lucas
    News Director
    llucas@week.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-09-06

    Morning News Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Highly successful, legacy station has a rare opening for main morning co-anchor. 

    Must be a standout leading anchor for multiple newscasts, excel at breaking news, initiate enterprise stories and produce content for multiple platforms. Must understand and implement stations research based goals and be fully engaged in the use of social media and web content. The successful candidate will help lead station’s community involvement activities.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Anchor newscasts and special reports
    • Contribute, write and/or proofread stories
    • Post content using social media platforms
    • Produce newscasts when necessary
    • Participate in station community related partnerships

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Candidates should have a proven track record in anchoring, producing and reporting. Strong communication skills are required. All applicants must have a minimum of 2 years of experience.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree in journalism preferred
    • Good attitude and team player
    • Strong on-air presentation - must be credible and personable
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Contact:
    Lon Lucas
    News Director
    llucas@week.com 

    WEEK-TV is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-08-31

    Weekend Meteorologist/MMJ

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    WEEK-TV is looking for a talented meteorologist. This person will serve as our weekend meteorologist for the evening shows on WEEK-TV NBC. The ideal candidate is someone who can be a leader during severe storm coverage and push the envelope when it comes to the digital coverage.  

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    We use WSI MAX weather graphics system with all the bells and whistles. This includes interactive graphics, unique radar tools, and an elegant design included in MAX Storm & Studio.

    Proficiency/familiarity with MAX is preferred and MUST have at least a bachelors in Meteorology or atmospheric-related science.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    We are looking for someone who can write, shoot, and edit as a reporter during the week.  Applicant must be able to tell a concise, accurate, and engaging weather story and write weather stories for all platforms.

    We are looking for a dynamic personality who a strong work ethic and can manage their time at a high level. Experience is preferred, but not required.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    WEEK is an EEO employer

    Contact:
    Lon Lucas
    News Director
    llucas@week.com

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-08-31

    Master Control Operator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Be a part of what goes on behind-the-scenes at a television station.  WEEK/HOI in East Peoria is
    looking for a Master Control Operator. 

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The successful candidate is responsible for a number of actions related to the quality of our on-air content.  Those include switching commercials, stations breaks, recording daily syndicated feeds, and inputting material into video servers.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    You need the ability to make fast, accurate judgments.  Previous experience with production or Master Control switchers or college production courses preferred.

    Attention to detail is important, along with the ability to multi-task, work in a fast-paced environment and problem-solve.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Become a part of Quincy Media.  We are a family owned company operating 18 television stations doing news, two newspapers and two radio stations.  Quincy is always hiring.  If this description fits you, send a resume and cover letter to:

    Sean Henry, Production Supervisor
    shenry@week.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-10-16

    Newscast Director

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Do you like a fast-paced environment--thrive under deadline pressure?

    Does the combination of news and current and emerging technology excite you.

    Do you have the artistic touch to build engaging graphics and animations?

    WEEK – News 25 in Peoria, Illinois has an immediate opening for newscast director, primarily responsible for evening newscasts. This full-time position offers a variety of experiences and opportunities that can open many doors to bigger things at our station or at other sites within our company.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Responsibilities include directing the NBC 6pm and 10pm newscasts, creating graphics and animations, and coding shows in Avid iNews.  Those applying should have experience with Ross Overdrive automation and XPression graphics systems. We expect our directors to be a part of the news process, with creativity and ideas that add to the final product. The position is also involved with sending and checking content in the master control system when not directing.

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Candidates must have good communication skills and be able to cooperate with a supportive team with strong ethical values. Experience directing newscasts or similar production experience is preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    Send resume to:
    Sean Henry, Production Supervisor
    WEEK HOI
    East Peoria, IL, 61611
    Email: shenry@week.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-10-16

    Marketing Consultant/Account Executive

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Marketing Consultant/Account Executive  (Chicago, IL)
     
    Are you ready to be part of a winning team and be at the forefront of the media world? Are you a sales professional who is passionate about building strong relationships? Do you have a “go getter” attitude that thrives off a fast-paced and results-oriented environment? Well we are looking for you! 

    Good Karma Brands is in need of an experienced and top performing Marketing Consultant/Account Executive for our newest market, Chicago! The ideal candidate will have a passion for the sports industry, media sales experience, and a track record with new business development.  We are interested in finding candidates who have desire for a long-term career in sales.

    Good Karma Brands is primarily a media and marketing company with an expertise in leveraging the power of sports to build brands. Radio assets include Newsradio 620 WTMJ in Milwaukee, eight ESPN affiliated radio stations and two stations in Beaver Dam, Wis. In partnership with ESPN, GKB offers local marketing partners geo-targeted advertising on ESPN’s digital platforms. In addition to its radio assets, GKB boasts a number of premium brands, including an events division that produces the Wisconsin Sports Awards, Tundra Trio hospitality houses in Green Bay, Wis., and the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl. GKB owns Verizon Wireless retail stores specializing in concierge service, and a home furnishings and design business called the Home Market. For more information, please visit www.goodkarmabrands.com. 

    Celebrating 22 years, Good Karma Brands has made its name known in the community by leading the local sports world and now it’s time to expand. If you want to be part of a winning team and think you have what it takes, check out the career description below and apply at careers@goodkarmabrands.com.  

    The Role of a Marketing Consultant/Account Executive: The primary role of the Marketing Consultant/Account Executive is to develop longterm relationships with area businesses by creating & selling successful, customized marketing solutions to local companies utilizing the ESPN Chicago Brand including ESPN 1000, ESPN.com and the ESPN App. Marketing Consultants (sales) are responsible for account development, including prospecting new business and account retention and growth of existing partners. This will require a thorough knowledge of the market and of ESPN Chicago’s assets as the solutions/services we provide.
      
    Hours/Salary/Benefits: Good Karma Brands offers a competitive base salary plus commission.  All GKB Marketing Consultants receive full benefits including 401k plan, health & dental
    insurance, paid parental leave, and opportunities for salary growth through growing their responsibilities and meeting targeted sales goals. The role of a GKB Marketing Consultant will require teammates to work some evenings and weekends. 
     
    Opportunity For Growth:  Teammates have the opportunity to continuously learn and grow within Good Karma Brands and are responsible to represent GKB, our story, and our core values inside and outside the workplace. Teammates are encouraged to take a proactive role in building relationships and seeking opportunities throughout the company. 
     
    ## Good Karma Brands is an equal opportunity employer. Our policy is to provide equal opportunity employment, development and advancement to all current and potential teammates

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Daily Tasks of a Marketing Consultant/Account Executive:

    • Be a Good Karma Brands ambassador by adhering to the GKB core values: Listen, Be Honest, Follow Through, Work Hard and Over Deliver

    • Identify, uncover, and develop account opportunities

    • Develop relationships with area businesses and decision maker

    • Create successful, customized marketing solutions

    • Develop and maintain thorough knowledge of the complete portfolio of ESPN Chicago assets

    • Continually educate yourself on media and new trends in the industry

    • New business account development • Network with local businesses to expand your sphere of influence in the market

    • Ability to uncover marketing objectives and create solutions to solve those objectives

    • Ability to sell at all levels including C-Level positions

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Preferred knowledge, skills and qualifications:

    • 3+ years of previous media sales experience

    • Passion for sales & service

    • Goal oriented and creative self-starter

    • Demonstrated success in reaching and exceeding your goals with business owners, CEOs, general managers, etc. in local companies, as well as advertising agencies

    • Entrepreneurial spirit

    • Proven business acumen

    • Personal sense of responsibility and accountability

    • Passion to be a part of a team and the ability to work independently

    • Ability to think outside of the box

    • Strong organizational and time management skills

    • Friendly, optimistic and upbeat personality • Excellent written and verbal skills.   • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment - a multi-tasker

    • Willingness to accept and provide feedback

    • Solution oriented work ethic

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; PowerPoint and Excel

    • With this career, you are required to hold a valid driver’s license 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For Consideration:   Please send resume and cover letter to careers@goodkarmabrands.com no later than 5:00pm CT on Wednesday, October 23, 2019.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-10-23

    Partnership Coordinator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    ESPN Chicago, consisting of top sports brands ESPN 1000, the ESPN App, and ESPN.com is looking for a Partnership Coordinator to help our growing sales team reach new heights. 
    We’re looking for a teammate who thrives in a positive, fast-paced environment and is passionate about assisting our sales teams in coordinating relationships with our advertising partners. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, a passion for organization, an eagerness to dive into the sales world, the enthusiasm to be proactive, and adaptability to handle every day being a new adventure!

    Good Karma Brands is primarily a media and marketing company with an expertise in leveraging the power of sports to build brands. Radio assets include Newsradio 620 WTMJ in Milwaukee, seven ESPN affiliated radio stations and two stations in Beaver Dam, Wis. In partnership with ESPN, GKB offers local marketing partners geo-targeted advertising on ESPN’s digital platforms. In addition to its radio assets, GKB boasts a number of premium brands, including an events division that produces the Wisconsin Sports Awards, Tundra Trio hospitality houses in Green Bay, Wis., and the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl. GKB owns Verizon Wireless retail stores specializing in concierge service, and a home furnishings and design business called the Home Market. For more information, please visit www.goodkarmabrands.com.

    Celebrating 22 years, Good Karma Brands has made its name known in its communities as a best in class local operator of world class brands and now it’s time to expand. If you want to be part of a winning team and think you have what it takes, check out the career description below and apply at careers@goodkarmabrands.com.  

    Opportunity For Growth:  Teammates have the opportunity to continuously learn and grow within Good Karma Brands and are responsible to represent GKB, our story, and our core values inside and outside the workplace. Teammates are encouraged to take a proactive role in building relationships and seeking opportunities throughout the company. 
     
    ## Good Karma Brands is an equal opportunity employer. Our policy is to provide equal opportunity employment, development and advancement to all current and potential teammates.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Role of a Partnership Coordinator: The primary role of a Partnership Coordinator is to support the ESPN Chicago sales team and management by assisting with any and all sales related tasks including entering orders, helping brainstorm solutions & create marketing campaigns, reconcile monthly billing, schedule meetings & oversee calendars, and more.

    Partnership Coordinators are responsible for the day to day administrative work relating to the ESPN Chicago sales department. 
     
    Daily Tasks of a Partnership Coordinator:

    • Be a Good Karma Brands ambassador by adhering to the GKB core values: Listen, Be Honest, Follow Through, Work Hard and Over Deliver• Work in a team environment and directly support multiple Marketing Consultants

    • Enter sales orders and all other internal administrative tasks that relate to corporate sales partnerships

    • Design and create presentations on behalf of Marketing Consultants for prospective marketing partners

    • Participate in idea brainstorming sessions for marketing campaign presentations

    • Write advertising copy and/or procure copy from marketing partners

    • Attend partner meetings

    • Work ESPN Chicago events, community events, including hosting hospitality at events when needed

    • Utilize and develop an expertise of all research tools to assist team  • Service existing and potential marketing partners

    • Identify innovative revenue opportunities and new potential partners

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Preferred knowledge, skills and qualifications:

    • Passion to be a part of a team and the ability to work independently

    • Ability to think outside of the box

    • Strong organizational and time management skills

    • Friendly, optimistic and upbeat personality

    • Excellent communication skills

    • Personal sense of responsibility and accountability

    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment - a multi-tasker

    • Willingness to accept and provide feedback

    • Solution oriented work ethic

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

    • With this career, you are required to hold a valid driver’s license 
    Hours/Salary/Benefits: Good Karma Brands offers a competitive base salary.  All GKB Partnership Coordinators receive full benefits including 401k plan, health & dental insurance, paid parental leave, and opportunities for salary growth through growing their responsibilities.

    The role of a GKB Partnership Coordinator will require teammates to work some evenings and weekends. 

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For Consideration:  

    Please send resume and cover letter to careers@goodkarmabrands.com no later than 5:00pm CT on Friday, October 25, 2019. 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-10-25

    Marketing Facilitator

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    ESPN Chicago, consisting of top sports brands ESPN 1000, the ESPN App, and ESPN.com is looking for a Marketing Facilitator to help elevate our brand in the local community.  We’re looking for a teammate who thrives in a positive, fast-paced environment and is passionate about engaging with loyal fans & partners while being an ambassador for ESPN Chicago. The ideal candidate will have an upbeat, friendly personality, the enthusiasm to be the face of ESPN Chicago in the local community, and adaptability to handle every day being a new adventure!

    Good Karma Brands is primarily a media and marketing company with an expertise in leveraging the power of sports to build brands. Radio assets include Newsradio 620 WTMJ in Milwaukee, seven ESPN affiliated radio stations and two stations in Beaver Dam, Wis. In partnership with ESPN, GKB offers local marketing partners geo-targeted advertising on ESPN’s digital platforms. In addition to its radio assets, GKB boasts a number of premium brands, including an events division that produces the Wisconsin Sports Awards, Tundra Trio hospitality houses in Green Bay, Wis., and the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl. GKB owns Verizon Wireless retail stores specializing in concierge service, and a home furnishings and design business called the Home Market. For more information, please visit www.goodkarmabrands.com. 

    Celebrating 22 years, Good Karma Brands has made its name known in its communities as a best in class local operator of world class brands and now it’s time to expand. If you want to be part of a winning team and think you have what it takes, check out the career description below and apply at careers@goodkarmabrands.com.  

    The Role of a Marketing Facilitator: The primary role of a Marketing Facilitator is to support the ESPN Chicago marketing execution team by coordinating all event logistics, working promotional street teams and signature events, overseeing promotional contests and giveaways, aiding in marketing ideas and solutions, and assisting with any and all partner execution elements in marketing campaigns. Marketing Facilitators are responsible for the day to day executional tasks relating to the ESPN Chicago marketing department. 
     
    Opportunity For Growth: 
    Teammates have the opportunity to continuously learn and grow within Good Karma Brands and are responsible to represent GKB, our story, and our core values inside and outside the workplace. Teammates are encouraged to take a proactive role in building relationships and seeking opportunities throughout the company. 

    Hours/Salary/Benefits: Good Karma Brands offers a competitive base salary.  All GKB Marketing Facilitators receive full benefits including 401k plan, health & dental insurance, paid parental leave, and opportunities for salary growth through growing their responsibilities. The role of a GKB Marketing Facilitator will require teammates to work some evenings and weekends.  
     
    ## Good Karma Brands is an equal opportunity employer. Our policy is to provide equal opportunity employment, development and advancement to all current and potential teammates.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Daily Tasks of a Marketing Facilitator:

     Be a Good Karma Brands ambassador by adhering to the GKB core values: Listen, Be Honest, Follow Through, Work Hard and Over Deliver

    • Oversee event scheduling and staffing, including sending weekly event e-mails

    • Coordinate event logistics and complete marketing event forms and event checklists for the marketing execution team

    • Stay organized and up to date with event calendar on Facebook

    • Keep inventory of ESPN Chicago prizing and swag including keeping promotional closet organized and ordering more prizing when needed

    • Oversee all execution of on-air contests & giveaways including scheduling, rules, tracking, contacting winners, filling out necessary prize forms, etc.

    • Participate in idea brainstorming sessions for marketing campaign presentations

    • Assist with internship program by serving as a mentor/role model to interns, providing day to day feedback & projects, and attending careers fairs when needed to recruit new interns

    • Handle all partner & event recaps including photos and videos following events

    • Oversee Public Service Announcements once community request is received

    • Attend Good Karma Brands monthly marketing, internship, and social media calls

    • Assist with ESPN Chicago social media and oversee social media calendar

    • Oversee all ESPN Chicago community events including promotional street teams & remote broadcasts

    • Work all ESPN Chicago signature events and assist with planning of each

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Preferred knowledge, skills and qualifications:

    • Passion to be a part of a team and the ability to work independently

    • Ability to think outside of the box

    • Strong organizational and time management skills

    • Friendly, optimistic and upbeat personality

    • Excellent communication skills

    • Personal sense of responsibility and accountability

    • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced work environment - a multi-tasker • Willingness to accept and provide feedback

    • Solution oriented work ethic

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

    • With this career, you are required to hold a valid driver’s license

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For Consideration:   Please send resume and cover letter to careers@goodkarmabrands.com no later than 5:00pm CT on Sunday, October 20, 2019. 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-10-20

    Weekend Sports Anchor

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    HOI-ABC in Peoria, Illinois is looking for a talented sports anchor. This person will anchor our sports segment for the weekend evening shows on HOI-ABC. The ideal candidate is someone who can produce, edit and anchor our sports coverage. Also, the sports anchor is responsible for pushing new sports stories to our website and social media. In addition, the weekend sports anchor will be serve as an MMJ for the sports department 3 days a week. You will be asked to cover several events and perform live shots as needed. You may be asked to even shoot a live shot for the sports department.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Strong on air presentation - credible delivery and personable style
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills
    • Great attitude, team player, newsroom and community leader
    • Rich with ideas for coverage

     

    REQUIREMENTS:

    College degree in journalism or communications preferred.

    HOW TO APPLY:

    If interested, please contact:

    Lon Lucas
    News Director
    25 News WEEK/HOI19 News
    2907 Springfield Road
    East Peoria, IL 61611
    llucas@week.com 

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-12-04

    National Sales Manager

    JOB DESCRIPTION:

    Good Karma Brands (GKB) is looking for a proactive, creative National Sales Manager to join our progressive and aggressive team based in Chicago, IL. The ideal candidate will have strong relationship building and communications skills, desire to master product knowledge of WTMJ Milwaukee and GKB ESPN assets in Chicago and throughout the country, and a passion to advocate and secure national business for those same stations.

    Good Karma Brands is primarily a media and marketing company with an expertise in leveraging the power of sports to build brands. Radio assets include Newsradio 620 WTMJ in Milwaukee, seven ESPN affiliated radio stations and two stations in Beaver Dam, Wis. In partnership with ESPN, GKB offers local marketing partners geo-targeted advertising on ESPN’s digital platforms. In addition to its radio assets, GKB boasts a number of premium brands, including an events division that produces the Wisconsin Sports Awards, Tundra Trio hospitality houses in Green Bay, Wis., and the Cheribundi Boca Raton Bowl. GKB owns Verizon Wireless retail stores specializing in concierge service, and a home furnishings and design business called the Home Market.

    Celebrating 22 years, Good Karma Brands has made its name known in its communities as a best in class local operator of world class brands and now it’s time to expand. If you want to be part of a winning team and think you have what it takes, check out the career description below and apply at careers@goodkarmabrands.com.

    Hours/Salary/Benefits:

    This career compensation includes a base salary and annual bonus based on achievement of sales goals. All GKB fulltime teammates receive full benefits including 401k plan, health & dental insurance, paid parental leave, and opportunities for salary growth through growing their responsibilities.

    Opportunity For Growth:

    Teammates have the opportunity to continuously learn and grow within Good Karma Brands and are responsible to represent GKB, our story, and our core values inside and outside the workplace. Teammates are encouraged to take a proactive role in building relationships and seeking opportunities throughout the company.

    Good Karma Brands is an equal opportunity employer. Our policy is to provide equal opportunity employment, development and advancement to all current and potential teammates.

    RESPONSIBILITIES:

    The Role of a National Sales Manager:

    The primary role of a National Sales Manager will be to represent, advocate, negotiate and secure national business for WTMJ Milwaukee and GKB ESPN stations in Chicago, Cleveland, Madison, Milwaukee, and West Palm. The role of a National Sales Manager will require timely responsiveness and quick reaction, while also being able to be proactive by establishing relationships with agencies in major markets and presenting traditional and non-traditional ideas. This role will require a willingness to travel.

    Daily Tasks of a National Sales Manager:

    • Responsible for working with National Rep Firms to identify and secure national business for Good Karma Brands stations

    • Work with National Sellers to build relationships with advertising agencies across the country and develop strong relationships with buyers & planners at the national agencies

    • Work with local Marketing Consultants (GKB sales teams) to identify potential partnerships that can be built simultaneously nationally and locally while helping develop these relationships locally with key partners

    • Identify local events; sports sponsorships and Play by Play opportunities that would be sponsorable opportunities for national partners

    • Play by Play teams including: Green Bay Packers, Milwaukee Brewers, Milwaukee Bucks, Cleveland Browns, Ohio State Buckeyes Football/Basketball, and University of Notre Dame Football/Basketball

    • Opportunity to sell unique, non-traditional opportunities like The Tundra Trio and Wisconsin Sports Awards nationally

    • Work with Sales Managers in all markets to create and identify local market opportunities for National partners

    • Travel to visit with national agency reps, buyers, planners, and partners – as well as the National Rep Firms (primarily New York, Atlanta, Detroit, and Minneapolis)

    • Assist with Sales Management discussions, special projects, and education in all GKB markets

    • Responsible for transactional political and issue partnerships (local and national)

    • Handle certain relationships/avails with “local” national accounts (agencies based in current GKB markets that don’t use national rep firms) when applicable

    REQUIREMENTS:

    Preferred knowledge, skills and qualifications:

    • Relationship builder

    • Strong negotiation skills

    • Creative, efficient and proactive worker

    • Responsive to National Agency needs and the ability to juggle multiple tasks on a daily basis

    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office

    • Strong analytical skills

    • Travel Required

    • With this career, you are required to hold a valid driver’s license

    HOW TO APPLY:

    For Consideration:

    Please send resume and cover letter to careers@goodkarmabrands.com no later than 5:00 pm CT on Friday, November 22, 2019.

    Job posted by an Equal Opportunity Employer

    DEADLINE: 2019-11-22