10 hours

Multi-Media Journalist

Tribune Company
Moline, IL
  • Job Code
Multi-Media Journalist in Moline, Illinois | Careers at IL-Moline;3003 Park 16th Street (WQAD)
  • Multi-Media Journalist

    Location US-IL-Moline
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(4/8/2019 4:46 AM)
    Job ID
    Production and Programming
  • Overview

    Thank you for your interest. Please note that this is an Evergreen posting.  It is not an actual Job Opening. Tribune Media Company is being proactive in their search for candidates by building a database of qualified resumes for future opportunities.  Once you have submitted your contact details and some basic information about your background, it will be reviewed as opportunities arise.


    WQAD News 8, the Tribune owned affiliate in Moline, IL is seeking an experienced Multi-Media 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, now!


    • 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 Twitter, Facebook and other social media sites
    • 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
    • Perform other duties as assigned


    • Bachelor’s degree pred; equivalent experience required
    • 2+ years of MMJ experience
    • 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


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    Posted: 2019-04-25 Expires: 2019-05-25

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