University of Wisconsin–Madison


Employer WIFR
Location Rockford, IL
Type Full time
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Apply by December 10, 2018
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Posted on October 10, 2018


Gray Television, Inc. is a television broadcast company headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia whose primary mission is to provide quality news and entertainment services to the local markets in which the Company operates. Gray Television, Inc. owns and operates television stations and leading digital assets in markets throughout the United States.

WIFR-TV is owned by Gray Television, Inc. and is a CBS affiliate. We are located in beautiful Northern Illinois with Chicago, Madison, and Milwaukee in our backyard. The Rockford market is an excellent choice for individuals interested in gaining broadcasting experience as well as those looking to make this area their home. Rockford – Small Town Charm with Big City Convenience!

This newsroom position requires the ability to develop good enterprise stories, make and maintain contacts as well as the ability to handle multi-platform content responsibilities. Web and social media skills are essential. You will interact with all newsroom personnel to present dynamic and focused newscasts. Other duties as assigned.
Strong writing, organization, and attention to detail are central to the success of this position.

Hours: Full Time – To Be Determined (May include some holidays and possible weekends). There may be occasions where overtime could be possible.

Experience/Qualifications Preferred:
College degree and previous newsroom experience. Good news judgment with ability to make quick and accurate decisions, creative writing, good communication skills, and the ability to work under deadline pressure.
Valid driver’s license and a good driving record essential. Pre-employment and random drug screening are a condition of employment.

Please visit and search under ‘WIFR’ for more information or to apply for this position.

Application Deadline Not Specified—Apply ASAP!

Gray Television, Inc. Is A Drug Free Workplace And An Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment Discrimination Because Of Age, Race, Color, Religion, National Origin, Disability, Or Gender Is Prohibited.
Gray Television, Inc. Participates In E-Verify.