JOB OPENING: Weekend Anchor/Producer
KWQC-TV6 is a dominant NBC affiliate, serving Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois as the Quad Cities’ #1 station for news, information, and entertainment programming.
We are market leader in news, digital and social media in the Quad Cities.
KWQC-TV6 has the most experienced team in this market. We strive to keep our viewers informed and safe while guiding them through the ever-evolving digital world. The Quad Cities area is located right on the Mississippi River, it is a great place to make your mark as a journalist, but also a great place to live, just ask our anchors who have made the QC their home. Being located on the Iowa/Illinois border, journalists get to hone their skills covering a wide variety of stories, but also politics from both states.
JOB DESCRIPTION: KWQC-TV6 has an immediate opening for a Weekend Anchor and Producer. This position also reports as an MMJ three weekdays. The top candidate will be a dynamic, high-level storyteller who delivers every day. This is a high-profile position that requires initiative, leadership and impact.
The person we hire will be an innovator. You are willing to evolve and try new things. The ideal candidate will also possess versatility, speed and accuracy when it comes to gathering and verifying facts, shooting and editing video, and writing. You must have exceptional reporting skills and live delivery, news judgment and ethics. KWQC TV6 is a multi-platform organization and qualified candidates will excel in traditional television storytelling, as well as digital innovation. Previous experience is preferred.
Primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Experience – 3-5 year experience as an anchor and reporter
Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities –
· Experience using Edius, internet production tools, and ENPS
· Ability to work a flexible work schedule and work as a member of a team.
· Must possess advanced understanding of newscast presentation.
· Must possess excellent writing and graphics skills with ability to provide an interesting and substantive product.
· Must be results oriented.
· Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
· Ability to work in a creative, fast paced environment.
· Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure.
· Must be able to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously.
· Previous experience with script writing and editorial experience preferred.
Qualified applicants can apply at https://gray.tv/careers#current openings
EOE M/F/D/V ~ Drug screen required.
KWQC-TV6 provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, KWQC-TV6 complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which Gray Television has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
KWQC-TV6 expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of KWQC-TV6 employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.
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