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Heart of Illinois ABC News Director

WEEK / Heart Of Illinois ABC News Director

Your next management career opportunity in the exciting world of journalism is here. Quincy Media is looking for its next news director at our dual affiliate operation in Peoria, Illinois. You get to lead a newsroom loaded with talent at WEEK, the dominant NBC affiliate, and Heart Of Illinois ABC, the fastest growing news in the market.

We need a strong leader with at least five years of experience. We need a great storyteller and someone who lives to make the team around them even stronger. You must be passionate about journalism. You must be a catalyst and a leader in our digital and social efforts and set the tone every day in the newsroom.

Over the last two years, we have remodeled the entire building and built all new HD facilities for both the NBC and ABC side including separate studios, separate state-of-the-art news sets, and control rooms for each station to provide uniquely branded award-winning local news across two major affiliate platforms.

This is your chance to work for Quincy Media, a family owned company that still cares deeply about broadcasting, its product and its people. And we believe in work/life balance and Peoria offers so much! Peoria is the largest city on the Illinois River. It’s home to dozens of festivals and events each year and a bustling civic center that consistently offers a variety of entertainment productions. Peoria is a great city for sports fans as well, home to both minor league baseball and hockey teams, and is a short drive from Chicago, St Louis and Indianapolis.

The news director will report to our experienced General Manager and have the chance to work closely with other department heads to help both affiliates reach the next level of success.

WEEK is part of Quincy Media. Positions are available across the company for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement opportunities you’re looking for. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best companies to work for in the industry today at www.careersatquincy.com. Then send your resume and cover letter selling us on why you are the leader we need.

Send your link, cover letter, resume and references to:

Teddi Stonesifer

Administrative/HR Manager tstonesifer@week.com

2907 Springfield Road

East Peoria, IL 61611


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