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Multi-Skilled Journalist at WQAD

Multi-Skilled Journalist

WQAD Davenport, IA Full-Time
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WQAD News 8, the Tegna owned ABC affiliate in Moline, IL is seeking a Multi-Skilled Journalist to join our news team. We are looking for an authentic, dynamic, engaging individual who can connect with an audience on all platforms and is a team player. The ideal candidate will have solid news judgment, strong reporting skills and experience as a videographer and nonlinear editor along with the ability to tell memorable stories and ad lib with ease.

If you are a serious, smart journalist who wants to work in an innovative environment, is driven and self-sufficient, apply now
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RESPONSIBILIIES

  • Shoot, edit, write and produce news stories including vo's, vo/sot's and packages
  • Cover breaking news with a sense of urgency
  • Establish and maintain relationships/sources in the community
  • Produce content for social media
  • Appear on camera as required for all platforms
  • Gather material on multiple stories per day – delivering content throughout the day on all platforms
  • Evaluate news leads and pitch unique stories that will get results and drive ratings; participate in the editorial process
  • Develop and execute enterprise content on a consistent basis​

REQUIREMENTS

  • Bachelor's degree preferred; equivalent experience required
  • Proven track record delivering compelling and promotable stories
  • Ability to work in a rapid, fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work a flexible schedule, including nights, weekends and holidays
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills​

Recommended skills

Scheduling
Enterprise Content Management
Written Communication
Verbal Communication
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Social Media
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Job Snapshot

Employee Type

Full-Time

Location

Davenport, IA

Job Type

Media - Journalism - Newspaper

Date Posted

01/5/2021

Job ID

9443/7542/42225
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