Capital Bureau Photographer

Company: Gray Television
Company Website
Location: Quincy, IL
Full Time

About Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.
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 WGEM:
Known for journalistic excellence, WGEM News has won National Edward R. Murrow Awards, multiple Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, and Regional Emmy® Awards, and is the recipient of dozens of state broadcasters’ association awards in Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri each year.

WGEM is a passionate family of marketers driven only by our client’s success! At WGEM, we love to consult, create and collaborate in our own special way. A free flow of ideas, optimism, solutions, and hard work make us who we are.

WGEM-TV is a dominant NBC affiliate, serving west central Illinois, northeast Missouri, and southeast Iowa. As the Tri-States’ #1 source for news, information, and entertainment programming, we strive to inform and inspire. WGEM has an unwavering commitment to providing great journalism across multiple platforms. In addition to NBC, WGEM also broadcasts FOX, CW, ME-TV, and a local sports radio station.

Job Summary/Description:
WGEM-TV seeks an experienced videographer stationed in our Springfield Illinois Capitol Bureau office. We need an aggressive competitor able to shoot and edit state government daily assignments, upload material to our other Gray-TV affiliates, and operate live shots. You will either collaborate with a Capitol Bureau Chief and at times work solo in providing Illinois state politics content for six Illinois Gray-TV stations.

We’re looking for a self-starter, who doesn’t just follow the pack but finds the unique images to tell good stories. We want someone who can look outside the meeting and can advise the Bureau Chief on compelling videos beyond the Capitol to make a routine story captivating.
Please note – the primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the duties listed above

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills are needed, and writing skills are a plus. Qualified candidates please apply online and attach your resume, cover letter, and links to your work.

Additional Info:
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior by the first workday.

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

WGEM-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company