Multimedia Journalist

Employer WREX-TV
Location Rockford, IL
Type Full time
Contact information Gregory Deffenbaugh News Director | WREX-TV 10322 Auburn Road Rockford, IL 61103 Office: 815-335-7785 Email: Twitter: @grdeffenbaugh
Apply by December 10, 2021
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Posted on November 10, 2021


We’re looking for a journalist who knows how to create “memorable television moments” in the studio and out in the field. We are looking for a journalist who can dig for a story and fights to be the lead in the newscast. If you know how to use social media to creatively engage viewers, we want to learn more about you. Do you know how to develop and enterprise exclusive content? If so, you will get our attention.

This position requires on-camera reporting, photojournalism and non-linear editing. Our journalists produce content for on-air, online, and mobile platforms. Producing experience is a plus. Applicants must have a degree in journalism or a related multimedia field and prior on-camera professional experience.

The Rockford news market provides an opportunity unlike many other markets even double its size. We break stories, we dig deeper, we enterprise and we go live on a daily basis. If you are looking for a job that will help advance your career and continue to make WREX-TV the market leader then this is the job for you.

WREX-TV is committed to produce award-winning content on multiple platforms, including mobile, web and social media. The ideal candidate will have a full understanding of how to effectively use these kinds of digital media.

We also need a leader in both the newsroom and the community. The perfect candidate is someone who is dedicated to working with others in a team-oriented environment. If this sounds like you, we want to hear from you!

Click here to apply online.

Application Deadline – December 10, 2021.

Note: Applicants must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law) and successfully pass a pre-employment drug test and background screening.