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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.


IT Administrator

WSIL, the ABC affiliate serving the tri-state area based in beautiful Southern Illinois is seeking a highly motivated IT Administrator for its award-winning, state of the art broadcast facility.

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

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WSIL, the ABC affiliate serving the tri-state area based in beautiful Southern Illinois is seeking a highly motivated IT Administrator for its award-winning, state of the art broadcast facility. AS a key member of the engineering team, the IT Administrator will provide and perform all information technology support for the station including IT policies and procedures, equipment maintenance for WAN/LAN/VPN, wireless access points, domain controllers, Cisco VOIP phone systems and PC workstations.

Experience:

Tasks include but are not limited to:

• Active Directory management

• Desktop support for local and remote users

• Design, implement and maintain computer/network security policies

• Work with corporate engineering and 3rd party vendors to configure, install, and maintain switches, routers, servers, NAS and other hardware and software

• Provide capital budgetary support and advice for selection and replacement of equipment

Requirements:

Skills preferences and requirements:

• Degree in IT related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience required

• Microsoft, Cisco, CompTIA and other industry certifications are a plus

• Experience with Active Directory administration, remote desktop applications, VPN, and Office 365 required

• Experience in broadcast television or a related field preferred

• Experience with Avid, iNews, Imagine automation, Ross Overdrive and Vantage transcoding system a plus

Physical Requirements:

Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs. Occasional climbing, kneeling, and crawling may be required for cable installations. Position requires a driver`s license.

Occasional travel to station towers in Cape Girardeau and Poplar Bluff Missouri and other company properties is required. Typical hours are Monday-Friday however, all engineering staff are on call 24/7.


News Director

NEWS 3 WSIL is looking for a dynamic, innovative newsroom leader who is committed to leading a group of talented journalists into the future of our industry.

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

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NEWS 3 WSIL is looking for a dynamic, innovative newsroom leader who is committed to leading a group of talented journalists into the future of our industry.

The news operation at NEWS 3 WSIL is unique. It’s content-focused and thrives off of journalists willing to think outside the box. Covering an expansive DMA covering more than 20,000 square miles – “There are sprawling television markets, and then there's Paducah-Cape Girardeau-Harrisburg. The market covers not only chunks of Kentucky, Missouri and Illinois, but some stations' signals reach into Tennessee and Arkansas as well. Despite its vast geography, the market gives a consistent small-town midwestern feel with no big cities but frequent small towns.” (TVB Profile)

Our mission is centered around Serving Our Community. The next News Director must have a passion for seeking the truth and help identify important stories to cover in our communities. You’ll lead a team housed in a new newsroom, studio, and infrastructure. We’re looking for a candidate who strives for excellence in everything they do but isn’t afraid to run with scissors.

Experience:

A minimum of 4 years of television news management experience and a college degree in journalism is preferred. You must be able to demonstrate strong working knowledge of community issues, as well as sound journalistic principles. You must have the ability to make fast, accurate journalistic and logistical judgments.

Requirements:

Other duties include recruiting, coaching, supervising and evaluating news personnel, preparation and administration of newsroom budgets and capital requests, and building a culture of accountability and respect. The news director is expected to work closely with other department managers to achieve the company’s overall performance goals.

If you have a passion for excellence, and can build a great culture, we want to hear from you.

Additional Information:

Harrisburg TV, LLC is part of Allen Media Broadcasting. Throughout AMB, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking. Visit https://allenmediabroadcasting.com/careers or links to all stations and opportunities.


Newscast Director - Part Time

WSIL is looking for a part-time Newscast Director to join our team.

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

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WSIL is looking for a part-time Newscast Director to join our team.

The ideal candidate will have experience with automation software, live directing, strong communication skills, excellent computer skills, the ability to make fast, accurate judgments, problem solve, and be a leader in a studio environment. Must be willing to learn and adapt to changing technology.

This important position is responsible for the operation of Ross Overdrive automation and all supporting equipment, running commercial breaks, sub-clipping programming, quality control and appearance for our on-air product. This position will work very closely with news producers to ensure market-leading content is delivered to our audience via error free newscasts and programs and is an integral part of our newscasts. In addition to directing and master control duties, other duties may be assigned.

Variable hours and days should be expected including night, weekend, and holiday shifts.


Graphic Artist

News 3 WSIL-TV is looking for a creative, enthusiastic and self-motivated Graphic Artist to join our team.

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

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News 3 WSIL-TV is looking for a creative, enthusiastic and self-motivated Graphic Artist to join our team.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

· Develop graphics for the newscasts, marketing, sales, and Creative Services departments. This includes all motion graphics, produce print and social media advertising and signage; designs web graphics; and custom promotional and commercial graphics.

· Oversee and maintain overall look of the station brand.

· Organize and manage multiple projects with a sense of urgency.

· Must be able to work with minimal supervision and a high degree of self-motivation.

We need an Adobe Creative Suite expert with a focus on Photoshop, Premier Pro, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, and After Effects. Experience with Ross Xpression and Newsticker is a plus.


Meteorologist/Weather Reporter

WSIL Television, Inc., the ABC Affiliate in Harrisburg, IL/Cape Girardeau, MO/Paducah, KY (DMA 84) is looking for a meteorologist to join our Storm Track 3 Team.

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

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WSIL Television, Inc., the ABC Affiliate in Harrisburg, IL/Cape Girardeau, MO/Paducah, KY (DMA 84) is looking for a meteorologist to join our Storm Track 3 Team.

We are looking for someone who is passionate about weather and understands its daily impact on the people we serve. We need someone who can become a trusted source to keep our viewers safe and informed. 

This position includes on-air weather coverage during News 3 on the weekends and storm tracking during all severe weather events. This person also works as a live weather reporter turning stories that impact our viewers during the week.

The ideal candidate will have a degree in meteorology and have a strong social media presence.

This position is full time and includes a comprehensive benefits package.


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, send your link, cover letter, resume and references to


Senior Reporter/Fill-in Anchor

WSIL-TV, the ABC affiliate in Carterville, Illinois (#84) is looking for a passionate, experienced journalist who is ready to tell stories that connect with our audience.

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

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WSIL-TV, the ABC affiliate in Carterville, Illinois (#84) is looking for a passionate, experienced journalist who is ready to tell stories that connect with our audience.

Our next Multi-Media Journalist must be self-motivated and bring fresh ideas to the editorial table every day. This position not only involves reporting hard news, but also focuses on political and investigative work. WSIL needs a reporter who will speak truth to power and be the voice for the voiceless in our communities.

As our senior reporter you will shoot, write and edit content not only for our daily broadcasts, but also across our digital platforms. We work with a digital first mentality: both on our website and social media platforms.

WSIL is looking for a leader who can help motivate and mentor our team of journalists. This position will also offer fill-in anchor opportunities.

A degree in journalism or Mass Communication is highly desired. Two years experience is preferred.

WSIL is proud to be a Allen Media Broadcasting station. Learn why our family-owned broadcast group has a reputation as one of the best media companies to work for at: allenmediabroadcasting.com/careers.


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.


General Sales Manager

An exceptional leader with a record of results. That is what WSIL is looking for in its next General Sales Manager.

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

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An exceptional leader with a record of results. That is what WSIL is looking for in its next General Sales Manager.

WSIL is the ABC affiliate in Southern Illinois, serving the Harrisburg (IL), Cape Girardeau (MO), Paducah (KY) market. We are looking for someone to lead our motivated, experienced sales team through the evolving landscape of broadcast and digital marketing solutions. Our next GSM must be an excellent communicator, a creative thinker and have a willingness to learn.

Responsibilities include planning and directing all sales activities for WSIL/ABC 3.1, H&I 3.2, WSILTV.COM and our other digital and social channels. The GSM will work in tandem with the national sales manager who handles national and political sales, the Regional Sales Manager who handles transactional accounts, while having a primary focus of working with local account executives to provide leadership and support in developing local business as the top priority.

The General Sales Manager will be a hands-on customer focused teacher and leader who has multi-platform business development expertise. The successful candidate is a manager with at least 5 years of TV experience and an excellent track record in sales leadership, customer service, team development, planning, inventory management, pricing and financial results!

With an office in Carterville, Illinois, WSIL is the perfect place for an up-and-coming TV Sales Executive for a tremendous work-life balance. Southern Illinois University is minutes away along with ample recreation and close to St. Louis, Nashville, and Memphis.

WSILs commitment to the communities we serve drives everything we do. WSIL encourages diversity, creativity and respect.

Allen Media Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Sports Director

WSIL, the ABC affiliate in Southern Illinois, serving the Harrisburg (IL), Cape Girardeau (MO), Paducah (KY) market is looking for an experienced and dynamic storyteller to lead our sports department.

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

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Local sports are the life force for many local communities. 

WSIL, the ABC affiliate in Southern Illinois, serving the Harrisburg (IL), Cape Girardeau (MO), Paducah (KY) market is looking for an experienced and dynamic storyteller to lead our sports department. 

Our next sports director must go beyond the highlights and deliver compelling stories about the communities we serve.  

We focus on local sports content---not national highlights. The Sports Director must be a leader, mentor, and collaborator who can help prove our brand “We’ve Got You Covered.” 

The sports director and news director constantly strive to build a strategy that proves we are the market leader in covering high school and local college sprots. 

The successful candidate will have a college degree in Journalism or communications and have 3 years of experience in broadcast and multimedia sports content generation. 

With an office in Carterville, Illinois, WSIL is the perfect place for a Sports Director. Southern Illinois University is minutes away, along with Southeast Missouri State University, Murray State and several community colleges to follow. WSIL is also in the middle of a national forest, which provides ample recreation and the station is close to St. Louis, Nashville, and Memphis.

Allen Media Broadcasting is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Multimedia Journalist

We need journalists who can do it all! As a multi-media journalist you will shoot, write, edit, and go live all on your own.

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

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We need journalists who can do it all! As a multi-media journalist you will shoot, write, edit, and go live all on your own.

WSIL in Carterville, Illinois (84th DMA), is seeking candidates to report on stories that matter to the communities we serve. We are looking for candidates who are self-motivated and enjoy enterprise reporting.

You'll cover a wide range of topics in this role including hard news, investigations, and feature stories.

WSIL is located in southern Illinois (Marion – Carbondale). Our coverage area also includes southeast Missouri and western Kentucky.

A degree in Journalism or Mass Communications is highly desired. Experience shooting and editing video for television and social media platforms is also desired.

WSIL is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Associate Producer

News 3 WSIL-TV is looking for a creative, enthusiastic and self-motivated Associate Producer to join our team.

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

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News 3 WSIL-TV is looking for a creative, enthusiastic and self-motivated Associate Producer to join our team.

Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Planning and executing on-site, social, digital, and on-air promotions that reinforce WSIL’s brand throughout our expansive viewing area.
  • Enthusiastically represent the “We’ve Got You Covered” brand at local events.
    • Parades, golf scrambles, job fairs, community festivals, etc.
  • Assist Marketing Director & Sales Manager in planning branding promotions on-air/on-line.
    • Monthly/quarterly viewer giveaways
    • Sales promotions
  • Assist News Department in shooting video when necessary.
    • Friday/Saturday football/basketball
    • AM News live appearances
  • Managing social/digital promotions in coordination with Social/Digital Content Manager.
  • Coordinate and accompany on-air personality on-site promotions appearances.

Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite with a focus on Photoshop, Premier Pro, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, and After Effects is preferred.

WSIL is an Equal Opportunity Employer