If you’re passionate about journalism and the power of social media, WGEM-TV, the award-winning and leading NBC affiliate in Quincy, Illinois, has an opportunity for you.
As the station’s Social Media and Digital Content Manager, you will be a leader, coach and hands-on social media expert who can help build audience engagement and referral traffic from Facebook to our digital platforms and broadcast stations. The successful candidate will also lead our news, sports and weather teams in publishing great content to our website and apps.
If you have solid news judgment, exceptional news writing skills, as well as strong creativity, planning, leadership and communication abilities then this is where you want to be. Our focus isn’t coding. It’s telling great stories with accuracy and immediacy. It’s seizing opportunities that conceptualize and create entirely new kinds of content. A degree in social media/journalism and some newsroom experience preferred. Knowledge of Facebook best practices for journalists, Social NewsDesk, Frankly Media/Worldnow CMS, Google 360 analytics and iNews are preferred.
WGEM News is a recipient of multiple Emmys and Edward R. Murrow Awards. The newsroom has also been recognized for journalistic excellence time and again by broadcasting organizations in Illinois, Missouri, and Iowa.
We’re the flagship station for Quincy Media, Inc. With 18 stations doing news, there are many advancement opportunities within our company.
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If you want to learn and grow in a collaborative environment, we want to hear from you!
Send links to your social media work, resume and references to:
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WGEM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.