Current Available Jobs for WSIL

Located in Carterville, Illinois, WSIL serves portions of four states – Illinois, Missouri, Kentucky and Tennessee. WSIL is 2 hours from St. Louis, 3 hours from Nashville, Tennessee, and approximately 5 hours from Chicago.

The WSIL viewing area boasts several great parks and lakes. For the sportsman, the area offers opportunities for turkey, deer, and waterfowl hunting. Southern Illinois is home to the Miners, a Frontier League baseball team, as well as four universities, Southern Illinois Univ. Carbondale, Southeast Missouri State Univ., Murray State Univ., and UT Martin. WSIL is also within easy driving distance to Busch Stadium to watch the St. Louis Cardinals or Nissan Stadium to see the Tennessee Titans.

The WSIL area is also home to many festivals and special events each year, including the Murphysboro Apple Festival, Du Quoin State Fair, SEMO District Fair, Herrin Festa Italiana, BBQ on the River and the Cobden Peach Festival

If you are a wine or beer enthusiast, you can explore and taste dozens of locally made beer and wine in southern Illinois. The Shawnee Hills Wine Trail showcases more than a dozen local wineries and there are several opportunities to have a locally brewed cold one.


National Sales Assistant

This position assists all phases of the television sales activity on the national level including general administrative assistance to the National Sales Manager. The incumbent is responsible for entering national contracts and correspondence with Katz.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Enter new contracts, changes, cancels and makegoods for national accounts in WideOrbit.
  • Communicate with Katz, confirming new and revised contracts, sending proposed makegoods and late run notifications.
  • File contracts, confirmations, revisions, and approved makegoods for national accounts.
  • Keep in direct contact with Katz concerning pending makegoods or late runs on contracts.
  • Close national pre-empts and send proposed makegoods to the client for approval.
  • File contracts, confirmations, revisions, and approved makegoods for national accounts.
  • Assist in reconciliation of any order discrepancies after invoiced.
  • Send performance to direct response clients and any other requests on a weekly basis.
  • Negotiate rates “as needed,” in the absence of management.
  • Responsible for upkeep and maintenance of the public Political file located at the station and the online Political file located on the FCC’s website.
  • Process reports as needed.
  • Back up receptionist for breaks and lunches when needed.
  • Assist sales managers and/or sales personnel with any projects needed.
  • Provide lunch/break switchboard coverage for receptionist position. Varies by station.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • High school graduate.
  • Broadcast experience and/or degree preferred.
  • Computer skills essential, including Microsoft Office programs: word processing, spreadsheets, email.
  • Proven ability to satisfactorily follow instructions.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Willingness to learn and accept new tasks.
  • Proven customer service and communication skills, written and oral.
  • Manages stressful situations in a professional manner.
  • Operates essential office equipment including telephones, computers, copiers, fax machines, etc.
  • Ability to read, review, and respond to written communication.
  • Must possess speech and listening abilities that allow the incumbent to communicate with clients, subordinates, and department heads logically and persuasively (verbally and in writing).

ATTENDANCE

  • Monday-Friday 8:00am-5:00pm.
  • Additional hours for client entertainment, station events or time periods of heavy inventory as required.

You can click the yellow bar above to apply with your resume, cover letter and references or send your information to: 

jobs@wsiltv.com
General Manager
WSIL
1416 Country Aire Drive
Carterville, IL 62918


Engineering/IT Technician

WSIL-TV has an immediate opening for an Engineering Technician.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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The IT/Engineering Technician works to maintain the station’s technical infrastructure in support of the company’s goal of providing a quality product to our viewers and clients. He/she works in support of the technical needs of each department within the television station. The IT/Engineering Technician also helps maintains the physical infrastructure of the station. This includes, but is not limited to, buildings, grounds and equipment. WSIL-TV is a 24/7 operation and the Engineering Technician is required to be on-call as needed.

SPECIFIC JOB DUTIES:

  • Repair, maintenance, installation and configuration of computers, software and network systems

  • Repair, maintenance, installation and configuration of broadcast studio equipment

  • Provide technical expertise to station personnel

  • Facility maintenance

STATEMENT ABOUT OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

The foregoing is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all functions essential to the job for which the IT/Engineering Technician is responsible. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require that other or different functions be performed when circumstances require it.

Experience maintaining computer networks is required.

Candidates must be able to pass a pre-employment drug test and background check.

Please send resume and cover letter to:

Paula Earls

Operations Manager, WSIL-TV

1416 Country Aire Dr.  Carterville, IL 62918

JOBS@WSILTV.COM

HARRISBURG TV LLC IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


Producer

Do you have a passion for producing? WSIL, has an exciting opportunity for you! We are searching for our next producer.

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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Do you have a passion for producing? WSIL, has an exciting opportunity for you! We are searching for our next producer.

We’re looking for a hard-working journalist who can create an experience for viewers, not simply write and organize news copy. Strong writing and storytelling skills are a must.

The successful candidate must be able to produce a creative, compelling, visually appealing newscasts every day. You also must be able to manage content on multiple platforms, including TV, web, mobile and social media.

You will be working in a brand-new newsroom that is a producer's dream. You'll have all the tools necessary to create visual and exciting content in the studio and live in the field. 

You can click the yellow bar above to apply with your resume, cover letter and references or send your information to: 

jobs@wsiltv.com
General Manager
WSIL
1416 Country Aire Drive
Carterville, IL 62918

Harrisburg TV, LLC is owned by Allen Media Broadcasting. We are an award-winning news operation committed to strong journalism and community service.

Harrisburg TV, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Assistant News Director

Are you an aggressive, seasoned newsroom leader with an unending passion for innovative storytelling and growing fellow journalists?

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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Are you an aggressive, seasoned newsroom leader with an unending passion for innovative storytelling and growing fellow journalists?

WSIL Television Inc. seeks a career-minded journalist with strong leadership skills to join our winning team as Assistant News Director. You will drive WSIL's editorial process, constantly guiding our multi-media journalists and producers to develop news content on all platforms; managing a continuous flow of information to our digital platforms, mobile devices, social networking sites and local news broadcasts.

We are looking for a proactive person who shines at showcasing our content, whether it’s a special project or daily breaking news. You must have excellent writing skills and news judgement.

You will also work closely with the News Director, Assignment Editor, and Social Media and Digital Content Manager to ensure comprehensive coverage on all platforms.

This is a senior newsroom position, perfect for the aspiring news director. The successful candidate will have a four-year degree, preferably in broadcast news/journalism or related field and significant producing, writing and newsgathering experience in a commercial newsroom.

If you’re a team-player with a drive to be the best click the yellow bar to apply.


Account Executive

Explosive sales opportunities await you at WSIL Channel 3! WSIL is a passionate family of marketers driven only by our clients’ success!

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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Explosive sales opportunities await you at WSIL Channel 3!

WSIL is a passionate family of marketers driven only by our clients’ success!

At WSIL, 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.

Join us!

WSIL is looking for an experienced marketing sales professional with market-leading knowledge and a passion for broadcast and digital marketing in our Harrisburg – Cape Girardeau – Paducah market to fill an Account Executive position.

Do you have what it takes to join our stellar team?
• Strong track record in broadcast and digital sales
• Superstar status in driving customer outcomes through identifying, meeting and exceeding customer goals
• Excellent relationship skills with a special talent for business development
• Were born to work in a fast-paced, growing marketplace

Job Duties
• Prospect local and regional businesses to present and close broadcast and digital marketing solutions
• Conduct in-person presentations of our marketing services
• Set individual goals and work with General Sales Manager to exceed these goals
• Participate in local networking/philanthropic organizations

Requirements
• Media Sales experience
• Four-year college degree and/or equivalent experience preferred
• Understanding of broadcast and digital marketing products and analytics software; industry certifications valued
• Excellent written and oral communication skills

Why WSIL-TV?
• We’re a family-owned television station focused on providing news, weather and sports to its viewing communities. Owned by Allen Media Broadcasting, is a nimble and forward-thinking powerhouse committed to our markets and our teams
• WSIL partners with only the best industry-leading providers and deliver solutions you will be proud to represent
• Excellent comprehensive benefits package, including 401k
• Come see why WSIL has a reputation for being one of the best television stations in the business. We would love to see your cover letter and resume.

Click the yellow bar to apply with your cover letter, resume and references. 


Bureau Reporter

Journalists needed to work remotely in locations throughout our expansive viewing area

Must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 (subject to any medical or religious accommodations or other applicable law).

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If you're ready to work remotely as a journalist in a wonderful Midwest community that's part of a particularly large (geographically) DMA, Allen Media Broadcasting-owned WSIL-TV is looking for you!  This DMA covers 20,000 square miles, with no big cities, but a whole lot of local news.  You'll be responsible for daily video content -- and become the editor-in-chief of your region's digital news source.  You absolutely need to be a self-starter who is able to work remotely to report the news from the community/region you live in.  You must be able to shoot, edit, write and present your own stories, including live shots, while providing on-air and online content.  This is not a job for the faint of heart -- nor one who needs to have a News Director standing over their shoulder.  

If you live in or around one of the following locations and desire to show you can be the expert in multi-platform journalism for your community, please contact us:
•    Cape Girardeau, MO
•    Harrisburg, IL
•    Mt. Vernon, IL
•    Paducah, KY
•    Poplar Bluff, MO
Candidates must be willing to live and work in these communities while covering news over a multi-county area.

WSIL (84th DMA) is located in southern Illinois (Marion – Carbondale). Our coverage area also includes southeast Missouri, western Kentucky, and northwest Tennessee.

A degree in Journalism or Mass Communications is highly desired. Experience shooting and editing video for television and social media platforms is also desired, but not required.  

WSIL is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

You can click the yellow bar above to apply with your resume, cover letter and references or send your information to: 

jobs@wsiltv.com
General Manager
WSIL
1416 Country Aire Drive
Carterville, IL 62918