POSITION SUMMARY: (Scope & Purpose)
We are looking someone who can do it all. This position will primarily be shooting and editing video. Our news department is looking for an enthusiastic journalist to join news team. This is a Multi-Media Journalist position that will set you up to become a Reporter. You must have proven skills in digging for stories, writing, shooting, and editing for a winning news operation, and a competitive spirit to support the best breaking news operation in town. We’re a full-service local news organization; we work 24/7 servicing our community on our newscasts and digital platforms.
- Shoot, write and edit quality and compelling stories
- Operate Final Cut Pro
- Successfully meet multiple daily deadlines
- Able to deliver content live on the air
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE REQUIREMENTS:
- Experience in writing scripts, shooting/editing video
- Journalistic knowledge to match appropriate video with the script
- Effective communication skills with Producers & other news staff
- Valid driver’s license
- A four-year degree or equivalent experience is preferred
Possess the dexterity to operate keyboard & mouse for editing. The ability to review and edit quality stories. Must be able to lift and operated field news cameras.
INTERNAL CONTACTS EXTERNAL CONTACTS
Reporters, producers, photographers and management General public
IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN THIS POSITION:
Send a resume and tape to Andy McKay, Chief Photographer, WQAD-TV, 3003 Park 16th Street, Moline, Illinois 61265-6061. This may also be e-mailed to [email protected]
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 Employe