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By WSIL Manager

POSTINGS UPDATED Aug. 18, 2014

TV News Photographer 

WSIL – the ABC affiliate in southern Illinois --   has an immediate opening for a full-time TV news photojournalist. Experienced in shooting and editing with FinalCut Pro highly desired.  Candidates must be up-to-date on new video technology.  Photographers post video, photos, and stories to the web, social media and broadcasts.  Photographers must also have the ability to operate ENG live truck. A valid driver’s license and the ability to work any shift is a must. Broadcasting or related degree highly desired.  This is an immediate opening. Please send resume and a link of your video-resume to:mike.snuffer@wsiltv.com with ``Photographer Search`` in the subject line.   Mailing address is: WSIL-TV 1416 Country Air, Carterville, IL 62918.

Reporter/MMJ 

WSIL-TV is seeking an experienced broadcast reporter to join our team. Background in hard news and investigative reporting desired. You`ll cover in-depth, investigative, and political stories. This is not an entry-level position. Degree in journalism desired.

 Top candidates should demonstrate knowledge and experience in computer assisted reporting, data-base journalism, and FOI requests.

 This is an immediate opening. Please send resume and a link to your video-resume to: mike.snuffer@wsiltv.com with ``Reporter Search`` in the subject line. Please provide your desired salaried level.

Anchor/Chief Journalist

WSIL News 3 -- the most watch local TV news department in southern Illinois is expanding.  We’re seeking an experienced anchor/reporter to join our team of veteran anchors.  You will be assigned to anchor various newscasts and will be responsible to producing and reporting original and enterprise stories. In-depth and investigative reporting is highly desired. Candidates should have at least three to five years professional broadcast journalism experience.  This is a newsroom leadership position, so strong editorial and producing experience is a must.  You should be comfortable with making community appearances and representing the station at various public events.  WSIL is a highly respected station in southern Illinois that has won numerous top awards from the Illinois Associated Press and Illinois Broadcasters Association for best newscasts, best reporting and best spot news coverage. We want a true broadcaster with a passion for serving the local community.   Tell us how you can make a difference and why you’re the right person for the position.  Please express your salary and benefit requirements.  Email your resume and video samples to: mike.snuffer@wsiltv.com. Please indicate where you saw this posting.  Put in the subject line: ANCHOR-REPORTER SEARCH.  The mailing address is: WSIL-TV, 1416 Country Aire, Carterville, Illinois, 62918.

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