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Full-Time Producer






LOCATION:  WQAD-TV, Moline, Illinois

POSTING DATE:  5/16/17


Location: Moline, IL


Reports To: Assistant News Director


Are you a “news junkie” with a passion for journalism and live television? If so, WQAD News 8 has an immediate opening for a full-time newscast producer.


As a key member of our editorial content team you will collaborate with managers, the assignment desk and web producers in the planning, writing and coordination of all elements of a daily newscast. You must be able to handle a great deal of writing under tight deadlines and be able to keep your cool under pressure.


The ideal candidate will have a four-year degree in mass communications, journalism or a related field, strong writing skills, strong organizational skills, and a high level of creativity. 


The right candidate for this position will be available to work a variety of hours including overnights and weekends.


Must be willing to submit to a background check and have unrestricted authorization to work in the United States.


PLEASE APPLY ONLINE AT: or send your resume to Elaine Barreca (Assistant News Director)





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Marketing Consultant - WPEC

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Communications Specialist

ideastream, Northeast Ohio’s Public Media Organization located in Playhouse Square is looking for a Communications Specialist.

This role will have the primary focus of creating the ideastream program guide, a monthly printed publication distributed to all ideastream members. The successful candidate will oversee the creation of the monthly guides and support ideastream with additional content and graphic design of external communication efforts. Secondary priorities will include monthly station email newsletters.

  Qualifications include:


  • Understanding of graphic design and production to format, edit and source content (text and images) for monthly station program guides and promotional materials.
  • Ability to create and resize various print and digital ads often using existing templates and design specifications, with some original elements.
  • Strong writing and editing expertise to research, write, and coordinate creation and distribution of promotional materials including program guides, e-newsletters, advertising, web content and other communications with an accurate and consistent presentation to targeted distribution points as assigned.       
  • Experience using Adobe InDesign and other Creative Suite programs. Familiarity with email service providers such as MailChimp and Constant Contact and general understanding of email marketing best practices.
  • Experience in web-based promotion, including, but not limited to the effective use of social media and email marketing to achieve promotional/communications goals.
  • Acute attention to detail and strong proofreading skills. Demonstrated enthusiasm for excellence and creativity. Proven ability to manage multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • 2-3 years of experience in writing assignments for a public relations, media relations, journalism, advertising or in-house communications department preferred.
  • Template-based design and production experience required.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing or similar or equivalent experience required.


If you fit this profile and are looking for a change in your career please go to and click on the position desired. There you can review full job descriptions, additional requirements and apply.

 ideastream is an equal opportunity employer, women, minorities and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply; we value diversity in our workplace.





Multimedia Producer, Education

Multimedia Producer, Education


Join a high-performing team responsible for projects like this ( and this ( and this ( You’ll get the satisfaction that comes from knowing that your work makes a difference and have colleagues who are life-long learners, motivated by the power of curiosity and serving Wisconsin learners, educators and partners.  Requires: Bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience; experience must include 2 or more years of video producing and hands-on editing.  Knowledge of basic journalistic editorial principles, ethics and standards. Ability to write short format scripts, with factual integrity, that move, surprise, dazzle and engage. Details: www.wpt.ort/AboutWPT/employment., 608-262-5221. EOE.


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    • Administer US payroll in ADP TotalSource system, to include inputting approved pay adjustments, personnel transactions such as new hires, termination; employee status changes, benefit deductions, garnishments, taxable fringe benefits, loan collection, leaves of absence
    • Actively support Workday HRIS implementation and maintain all employee related changes in a timely manner
    • Maintain the integrity of employee data and files, ensuring that all changes to terms are accurately recorded
    • Maintain the flow of documentation for payroll changes including clear communication with ADP, benefits vendors, and internal departments to ensure accuracy and timeliness of payroll changes, auditing of payroll & HR systems
    • Act as primary point person to address employee inquiries regarding pay
    • Ensure that transactions are processed in compliance with internal policies and procedures as well as government agency regulations
    • Run compensation and other payroll and HRIS reports as requested


    HR Administration:

    • Manage on-boarding and off-boarding processes, including preparation of offer letters and orienting new employees to the organization, company benefits and organizational structure
    • Support Compensation & Benefits Specialist in effectively managing employee benefit deductions and corresponding payroll file feed
    • Support managers in their recruitment efforts by posting job ads, reviewing resumes, scheduling interviews
    • Support coordination and organization of global and local learning and development initiatives such as facilitated training sessions, lunch & learns, and other internal events
    • Partner with the Global Mobility team to facilitate smooth on-boarding and off-boarding of expat employees, emphasis on payroll set up
    • Provide general advice to employees regarding US HR policies and procedures
    • Perform other duties and special projects as assigned or as responsibilities dictate



    • Minimum of 1 year relevant payroll experience
    • Excellent interpersonal, problem solving and customer service skills
    • Ability to maintain a high level of trust and integrity to handle sensitive and confidential situations and documentation
    • Comfortable working autonomously without direction; ability to effectively prioritize workload
    • Ability to liaise with employees at all levels of the organization



    • Experience with ADP payroll systems
    • Proficiency in Workday HRIS
    • Experience working as part of a global, matrixed organization
    • Experience working in the media industry


Receptionist/Accounting Assistant - Sinclair Broadcast Group - Charleston, SC


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About Us NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and entertainment television networks, a premier motion picture company, significant television production operations, a leading television stations group, and world-renowned theme parks. NBCUniversal’s policy is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity or expression, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, membership in the uniformed services, genetic information, or any other basis protected by applicable law. 

About CNBC: 
With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD, CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to approximately 371 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 15 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night features a mix of new reality programming, CNBC's highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries. 
CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.

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Great job in a great city!  Wisconsin Public Television seeks an Executive Producer for Cultural Affairs to lead an award-winning team of storytellers in the creation of a diverse array of multi-media projects highlighting Wisconsin culture, arts and performance.  Requires:  5 yr experience; a high degree of creativity; vision; excellent writing skills; judgment; flexibility; the ability to lead and manage complex projects with a variety of partners.  This position supervises and also includes hands-on producing.  Details:, 608-262-5221. EOE.

Developer Associate

Department Overview

The Development Division includes major annual giving, restricted giving, capital campaigns, foundation development, special events and board relations. The division is responsible for raising funds from those who can support WGBH at a significant level for annual operating, capital and directed gifts and the WGBH Endowment. It is also responsible for the management and development of WGBH’s governing boards.
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Position Overview

The Development Associate for Board Relations will provide support in all activities of the Board Relations department—including communications, calendaring and scheduling of internal meetings, board committee meetings and Trustee and Overseer board meetings, donor cultivation and stewardship, database management, compliance and a variety of administrative tasks. In addition, the Development Associate will work closely with the Board of Overseers and the related committees. 

The diverse functions of this position require the ability to juggle competing priorities, initiative, proactive problem-solving and sound decision-making with the goal of achieving clear communication, efficient office operations and procedures, and effective support for multiple projects. This position will also be called upon as needed to assist with events. This position will require regular contact with a variety of staff, external and internal constituencies. Flexibility, discretion and confidentiality, and a solutions-based approach to addressing problems are required. The position requires a highly detailed, articulate, poised and energetic professional who thrives as a self-starter and problem solver. He or she should be an excellent communicator and have superior interpersonal skills, computer savvy, accuracy and sound independent judgment. 

Essential Functions: 
15% Board Meeting Scheduling: Manage operational details for robust calendar of Board of Trustee, Board of Overseers, and Committee meetings for the organization, High level of professional interaction with Board Members, CEO, WGBH Executive Management, and Staff. 
20% Board Meeting Logistics: Oversee logistics and details for board and committee meetings, including the development of materials, agendas, presentation production, binders, nametags and catering needs. 
20% Database Management: Maintain detailed board member/donor information in organizational Salesforce CRM system. Track RSVPs, coordinate reports and manage event and board member nomination campaigns in Salesforce CRM system. 
15% Communications: Assist in all marketing and communications projects for the Board Relations team. Manage the monthly board newsletter, holiday cards, stewardship gifts, a selection of invitations, annual report list production. Manage the production of the board member notebook. Includes drafting of briefings, meeting announcements, committee meeting agendas and other communications with Board members. 
20% Volunteer coordination: Handle outreach, communication, and logistics related to Board and Committee meetings, including meeting scheduling, prep and coordination of content, logistics and catering. 
5% Manage the Board Relations Department’s compliance requirements of the open and closed meeting sections of the Communication Act of 1934. 
5% Other duties as assigned.

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Skills Required

Candidate should have 2-3 years or more related or transferable experience. Qualified candidates should demonstrate attention to detail, strong verbal and written skills, proficiency and aptitude for systems work and proven record of active, on-site problem solving that is expected in the support of events work. Candidate should show ability to juggle multiple projects, prioritize tasks and manage work time to the highest efficiency. 

Must be proficient in Macintosh, Microsoft Office suite and Filemaker Pro. Some knowledge of complex databases is preferred, and Redpoint e-marketing a plus.
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Educational Requirements

Bachelor’s degree is required.


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Part-Time Producer

Our news department is looking for a journalist to join our morning show team. If you have a “can-do” team approach, enjoy breaking news and you possess good news judgment, our team is looking for you!


PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:                                                       

  • Conceptualize a newscast and deliver the news in a dynamic presentation, marketing the highlights of the newscast in powerful previews that entice viewers to watch your work!
  • Beat everyone in town not just on the air, but on the web!
  • Pitch in on the demanding and ordinary work that goes on in a newsroom where everyone is asked to give their best effort.



Must know what it takes to build a competitive, winning, and watchable, habit-forming newscast. This is an entry level producing job, but the skill to build a winner is the key! You must demonstrate a keen sense of news judgment, the ability to write well with clarity, and the willingness to learn the tools of becoming a better producer. You must juggle the fast-paced changes that occur in real time, whether you are in the newsroom preparing for your newscast or in the control room producing a live broadcast. A positive, “can-do” approach is required; complainers without solutions will probably be sent to our competition!



Dexterity to operate a keyboard, computer, editing equipment and other such equipment.  Communication skills used in office setting to produce news.  Vision to review and approve news scripts, view news, etc. 




INTERNAL CONTACTS                                                   EXTERNAL CONTACTS

News Staff

Operations Staff

Sales Staff

Engineering Staff                                                                    General Public

Creative Services Staff



Send a resume to Alan Baker, News Director, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois  61265-6061 or e-mail at


This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different tasks be performed when circumstances change, e.g., emergencies, changes in personnel, work load, rush jobs, special projects, technological developments, etc.



WQAD, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer