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— Openings at WBBM/WCFS, Chicago: Part-time (Job #26289) writer/producer who can write and/or edit newscasts and news stories for anchors to read on air, can review available stories, can write stories, can schedule stories for air, can bring story ideas to the table, can prepare hourly story lineups, s elects audio, can make initial calls, can conduct recorded interviews, can enter information into computer system and can monitor network feeds for breaking stories. Part-time anchor/reporter (Job #26361) who has an extensive background in radio news, is a strong on-air communicator, is a good reporter and writer, thinks ahead, asks probing questions, can deal with well looming deadlines and high-pressure situations, is curious, has a natural rapport with the audience, brings story ideas to the table, takes direction from the desk, gathers information quickly, conducts interviews and prepares stories for air. Part-time sports anchor/reporter (Job #27510) with the same abilities, a keen knowledge of sports and the ability to work a flexible schedule. Traffic editor (Job #27442) with at least two years experience who is dynamic and talented, can supervise traffic reporting operations, can plan and prepare for upcoming traffic coverage, can multi-task a variety of inbound traffic resources and can assemble data that is to be used within reports; expertise in Chicago-area streets and highways a plus. Full-time (Job #27443) and part-time (Job #27444) traffic reporters with at least two years experience who can voice traffic reports over the air and online, can gather/write/record/edit/deliver traffic reports, provide live reads of sponsors, and cam make station appearances. Apply online at EOE   (1/28)

— WSCR (AM), Chicago seeks a part-time on-air sports reporter/anchor (Job #27511) with at least five years major market experience in a similar job who has strong on-air communications skills and writing expertise, has creative Web knowledge, has good reporting skills, can ask probing questions, can deal with high-pressure situations with ease and grace, can develop story ideas and take direction, can gather information quickly and can prepare stories for air; apply online at  EOE   (1/28)

— WGN (AM) Chicago seeks a part-time anchor/reporter who can provide superior quality reports and be an active member of the on-air team. Tape/CD and resume to the WGN (AM) HR Dept., 401 N. Michigan Av., Chicago, IL 60611, fax (773) 528-1387 or apply online at EOE   (1/26)

— WIXN/WRCV/WSEY, Dixon, IL seeks a part-time news reporter-anchor/board operator who can work evenings and weekends, is creative, can present information in a clear and personable tone of voice both one-on-one and in small groups, can operate a control board and digital automation equipment, can utilize reel-to-reel tape machines and CD players; must be well-organized, manage time well, work well without direct supervision and knows remote broadcasting equipment. Apply to the NRG Media HR Dept., 1460 S. College Av., Dixon, IL 61021 or call (815) 288-3341. EOE   (2/9)

— WSOY (AM), Decatur, IL seeks a GA reporter (multimedia journalist) who can produce news content for over-the-air and digital products on various platforms that include broadcast/Web/social media; must be a good writer, know audio and video production and editing, know current events locally and regionally, be passionate about reporting local news, be hard-working and self-motivated, cover a variety of stories ranging from hard news and features to sports and be open to flexible work schedules and meet all deadlines. Apply to Jeff Daly, PD, at or call (217) 423-9744. EOE   (2/9)

— WJBC/WSIQ, Salem, IL seeks a full-time reporter/anchor (multimedia journalist) who can deliver compelling newscasts, and reposition content for other platforms, can add sound/photos/video to stories an knows current events on all levels. Demo, writing samples and resume to Bruce Kropp at EOE   (2/9)

— KMBZ, Kansas City, MO seeks full-time (Job #2241) reporter/anchors (multimedia journalists) with two years experience who have a commanding and credible on-air presence, have great storytelling ability, excel in Web and social media, can work a flexible shift and can be where news breaks; apply online At if audio files are larger than 4MB, send it to (2/9)

— Openings at NBC-owned WMAQ-TV, Chicago: Digital/social media producer (Job #34103BR). For a complete job description, and to apply online, go to   EOE   (1/28)

— The H-F Chronicle (Flossmoor, IL) seeks stringers to cover Homewood and Flossmoor for a hyperlocal 24/7 online publication that also publishes a monthly newspaper; experience in covering government and meetings required; must be available to work nights. Three clips and resume to Patty Houlihan, public outreach mgr., at EOE   (2/1)

** WREX-TV, Rockford, IL seeks a social media and digital content manager who is passionate about winning breaking news, about providing content when and where people want it, about strong journalism and about community service; must be a leader/coach/hands-on social media expert, have solid news judgment, be an exceptional writer and have strong creativity/planning/leadership abilities; not just coding, but telling great and accurate stories. Work samples and resume to Josh Morgan, ND, WREX-TV, Box 530, Rockford, IL 61105 or e-mail (2/9)

— WAND-TV, Decatur, IL seeks an aggressive and dynamic Web and social media producer, who understands breaking news and engaging viewers on social media, can help the station expand its social-media footprint and multi-tasks well under deadline. Rush work samples and resume to Aaron Vogel, ND, at and to Morgan Trump, AND, at   (1/28)

— Neuhoff Media (Springfield, IL) seeks a sports reporter who can generate story ideas, gather information, produce and present local sports and feature stories for digital platforms, can provide timely sports information, can produce large volumes of video highlights and feature stories with an emphasis on high-quality storytelling, not mere highlights. Apply online at (2/9)

— WXOW-TV, La Crosse, WI seeks an energetic content producer who can manage the news product on several platforms, is a creative thinker, can produce material that is visually exciting and informative, is a strong writer, has solid news judgment, can adapt to a deadline-driven newsroom and can work a flexible schedule. Resume to Sean Dwyer, ND, by e-mail at (2/9)


— The Indianapolis (IN) Star seeks a digital director (Job #2368) who is talented and results-driven, has a passion for digital storytelling, can shape the paper’s strategic vision for digital growth and can help execute those strategies at the highest level. Apply online at (2/1)

— Openings at WTHR-TV, Indianapolis, IN: Digital executive producer (Job #3) who thinks multi-platform keeps all platforms timely/accurate/reliable and wants to work with the latest tools and technologies. Digital desk editor (Job #26) who can keep all platforms timely/accurate/reliable. Apply online at (1/19)

— The Lafayette (IN) Journal & Courier seeks a part-time weekend breaking news reporter (Job #3130) who can grow digital readership on weekends, an compete against reporters in other Lafayette media and in Indianapolis for stories, focuses on digital delivery but writing for print as well; must meet all deadlines and be error-free on a consistent basis. Apply online at (2/1)

— WDAF-TV, Kansas City, MO seeks an interactive content producer who knows AP style/html/CMS/Facebook/Twitter/Pinterest/Snapchat/Instagram/RSS/FTP/SEO/Google Analytics and can write next and create professional and engaging posts and videos.   Apply online at (1/13)

— KSHB-TV, Kansas City, MO seeks a seasoned/experienced/creative digital executive producer. Apply online at (1/27)

— Openings at the Springfield (MO) News-Leader: Digital producer (Job #3296) who is digital- and social media-savvy journalist, can make content publication-ready for mobile/desktop/print, can optimize across platforms and can help in breaking news situations. Apply online at (1/12)


** Openings at the Louisville (KY) Courier-Journal: Digital producer (Job #3451) who can touch and improve nearly every piece of journalism that the publication creates and can get it in front of readers no matter what platform they use; must use creativity and voice to make stories/videos/photos shine and has plenty of curiosity and energy. Sports photographer (Job #2640) who loves the challenge of creating heart-stopping highlights, fan-oriented hype videos and documentaries that people can’t stop watching; must understand the window sports provides into human emotion but can poke a little fun at an all-too-serious sports world. Apply online at (2/10)

— WHAS-TV, Louisville, KY seeks a digital content producer who can optimize/edit/post content, can manage content on all social platforms and can create and manage social media content that is current and engaging. Tape/DVD/online link, resume and references online to (1/27)

— KSTP-TV. St. Paul, MN seeks a digital reporter/writer/producer (Job #64-17) with two years of newspaper and/or digital writing experience who can establish and maintain credible news sources, can creatively display content, has a track record of sound news judgment, has initiative and hands-on determination to take digital posts from conception to publication under tight deadlines. Apply online at (1/27)

— Plastics News (Detroit, MI) seeks a Web producer (Job #17-0237) seeks a Web producer can take the lead on curating the publication’s home page and section pages; must be an active presence on social media channels so that the site can promote the most engaging/relevant/buzzworthy content. Apply online at   EOE   (2/1)


— The Cincinnati (OH) Enquirer seeks a digital producer (Job #2787) who can optimize/edit/post content, can manage content on all social platforms and can create and manage social media content that is current and engaging. Apply online at (2/1)

— WMC-TV, Memphis, TN seeks a digital content producer (Job #12826) whose specialty will be high-volume crime reporting with quick turnaround. Apply online at (1/27)

— The Omaha (NE) World-Herald seeks a photographer (visual journalist – Job #1659) who can shoot still photos, can assemble video packages, has an exceptional ability to shoot breaking news and sports that range from the College World Series to Husker football; apply online at (1/12)

— WOWT-TV, Omaha, NE seeks a digital content manager whose primary focus will be to develop and expand the station’s brand reach through emerging technologies and trends and broaden communication with its viewers in conjunction with its on-air product; the ideal candidate has an intense curiosity about the future of how viewers interact with each other, consume and engage with content and develop loyalty to brands. Online links and resume to the WOWT-TV HR Dept., 3501 Farnam St., Omaha, NE 68131, call (402) 346-6666. or apply online at (1/27)

— KTHV-TV, Little Rock, AR seeks a digital content producer who can optimize/edit/post content, can manage content on all social platforms and can create and manage social media content that is current and engaging. Tape/DVD/online link, resume and references to the KTHV-TV HR Dept., 720 Izard St., Little Rock, AR 72201 or apply online at   (1/14)

— NBC-owned KNBC-TV, Los Angeles, CA: Content producer (Job #38122) who can keep all platforms updated. For complete information, and to apply, go to (1/19)


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