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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.


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.


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


Account Executive

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


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.


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WSIL
1416 Country Aire Drive
Carterville, IL 62918