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Gray Television | Davenport, Iowa
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About Gray:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country - all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About KWQC:

KWQC-TV6 is a dominant NBC affiliate, serving Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois as the Quad Cities' #1 station for news, information and entertainment programming. KWQC-TV6 has the most experienced team in the market. They strive to keep their viewers safe and informed while guiding them through the ever-evolving digital world. The Quad Cities area is located right on the Mississippi River just 2.5 hours from Chicago, 2 from Des Moines, 4 from St. Louis and 5.5 from Minneapolis/St. Paul.

Job Summary:

KWQC-TV6 is looking for a tech-savvy individual looking to get your foot in the door in the news industry. The Digital Content Producer position is responsible for maintaining and enhancing the station's web channels and social media platforms during different parts of the day and week.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

* He/she will serve the station similar to a newspaper reporter - somone who makes regular beat calls, writes web stories, even visits a few meetings to report on important news of the day online that might not always make it on TV
* He/she will also find ways to engage more with online user and followers by using tools like slideshows, videos, links, polls, live-streams, chats, heat maps, etc.
* He/she must also find unique ways to incorporate web and social elements in newscasts
* This position involves strong news judgement, relentless urgency in getting information, creativity, communication and professionalism


* College degree in journalism, broadcasting or related field. Experience is a plus
* In lieu of a college degree, applicants with 2 or more years of experience in the broadcast or forecasting industry will be considered
* Knowledge and experience with HTML and the capabilities of Web browsers is needed along with knowledge of Photoshop, Google drive and apps, etc. A strong candidate already knows how to write for web-based platforms

Please apply online at www.gray.tv/applynow

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