Morning Show Host - Multimedia Director in Macomb, IL

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Morning Show Host - Multimedia Director in Macomb, IL

Post by regionalmediavp » Thu Jul 12, 2018 9:45 am

Multimedia Journalist and Morning Show Host – Macomb, Illinois

Position Available: Multimedia Journalist and Morning Show Host

Location: Macomb, Illinois

Position Summary: Regional Media - Macomb, Illinois is seeking a Multimedia Journalist and Morning Show Host for our award winning operation. The successful candidate will be expected to produce news content for our on-air and digital products, host a very popular long time morning show, and work with all departments within Regional Media. Position requires hosting of longtime morning show, and ongoing realtime producing of local news stories. We use various platforms including radio broadcast, digital web, and social media. Position will require excellent writing skills along with knowledge of both audio and video production/editing along with strong social media skills.

Education: Bachelor’s degree in journalism, broadcast journalism, English, or related field is preferred, but not required.

Experience: Two-years of journalistic experience and on-air work, or work in a related field, desired, but not required

Job Description & Duties:

-Strong news writing ability for on-air broadcast and digital product
-Interest in state and local news, along with local take on national
-Passionate about reporting on local events
-Applicant must be hard working and self motivated
-Open to flexible work schedule and reliable to work hours required
-Ability to adapt to cover multiple styles of news; i.e. hard news, human interest, sports
-Must be able to adapt to multi-platform reporting and prepare news through multiple channels; i.e. on-air broadcast, video, and website/social media
-Digital audio and video editing skills such as Adobe Audition and Adobe Final Cut
-Creative and not afraid to bring something new to the table
-Understanding of how to effectively use social media to build brand
-Ability to start and maintain relationships with community leaders/story subjects
-Effective storytelling abilities
-Strong morning show skills with a passion for localism
-These skills are desired, but not all are required

Learn more about Regional Media at:

Contact Information:

Please send resume, air check, and salary requirements to:

Regional Media Virden Broadcasting is an equal opportunity employer.

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