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Videographer/On-Air Reporter

WCIA 3, the Local News Leader in central Illinois is seeking a multi-talented individual to bring aboard our team as a videographer / on-air reporter. The position will involve shooting and editing video for air and on-line, writing and reporting and live shots. Our station has a track record of hiring candidates with a strong upside and putting them into position for tremendous growth. If interested, please send your resume and an example of your work to:

News Director
509 S. Neil St.
Champaign, IL 61820

or amiller@wcia.com

WCIA and WCIX are owned and operated by Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. an equal opportunity employer.

Production Manager

WCIA, the #1 CBS affiliate in the Champaign, Springfield DMA is looking for a Production Manager. Champaign is a great university town home to the Big Ten’s Fighting Illini. Responsibilities include recruiting, hiring and managing our team of Directors, technicians and studio personnel, preparing and executing the annual budget and expense management. Candidates should have experience with planning and producing special events, remotes, live events and station programs. Extensive experience with the production of high quality newscasts required including lighting and staging. Prefer a candidate with a minimum of 3 years management or supervisory experience in television production or operations. Resume and salary history to:

Angela Harper
HR Coordinator
509 S. Neil St.
Champaign, IL 61820

or aharper@wcia.com

WCIA and WCIX are owned and operated by Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. an equal opportunity employer.

Director of Sales

WCIA TV, Central Illinois’ News and Sports leader located in Champaign-Urbana, the home to Big Ten University of Illinois, is looking for a strong DOS to lead a talented sales team of 14. As one of the country’s leading CBS affiliates, along with MyNet sister station WCIX and multiple digital properties, we serve 17 counties in this hyphenated market (82nd DMA) including the State Capital with two sales offices. The successful candidate will have a strong history of team leadership, effective idea and new business generation and digital sales expertise. Responsibilities include revenue and share growth, effective inventory and expense control, recruiting and retention and managing a results oriented department. Experience with Rentrak, Matrix and OSI is preferred.

Send Resume and Salary History to Angela Harper, Executive Assistant/HR Coordinator, aharper@wcia.com

WCIA and WCIX are owned and operated by Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. an equal opportunity employer. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE

Creative Services Producer needed for Nexstar's WCIA (CBS) and WCIX (MNT) in Champaign, Illinois.

Do you dream of working with the latest software? Or drool over the newest tech toys and equipment marvels? Do you have the drive to stand up for your creativity? Do you want to be 509 Creative’s newest creative team member?

509 Creative is the production company of WCIA-TV and currently has an opening for a creative commercial producer. We offer a unique opportunity for someone with creative talents that could include television, Internet, video production, creative writing, photography, and editing. Does that sound intriguing to you?

Of course we want someone who is highly creative, motivated and possesses proven creative and technical skills. You’ll need to hit the ground running so camera, writing, and video editing experience or equivalent is a must. 509 Creative has the opportunities for you to explore your creativity.

Please send non-returnable DVD or video link, resume and cover letter to:

Peter Carlson
Director of 509 Creative
509 S. Neil St. Champaign, IL 61820
or pcarlson@wcia.com

WCIA and WCIX are owned and operated by Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc. an equal opportunity employer.

Account Executives

WCIA / WCIX / IllinoisHomePage.net seeks to add dynamic Account Executives in Springfield and Champaign with the talent and energy to focus on developing new business through the synergy of television, multimedia and interactive products. We are looking for self-motivated individuals who enjoy a challenge and the opportunity to control their own destiny and income.

For Springfield, email your resume to wglisson@wcia.com or mail to:
Wendy Glisson at WCIA/WCIX
118 W. Edwards, Suite 104
Springfield, IL 62704

For Champaign, email your resume to ghackler@wcia.com or mail to:
Gary Hackler at WCIA
509 S. Neil Street
Champaign, IL 61820

WCIA and WCIX are owned and operated by Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc., an equal opportunity employer.


Internships are available for the following Departments: Newsroom, Sports, Weather, ciLiving, Production, and 509 Creative.


    • Candidate is entering junior year of college/university.
    • Completed or currently enrolled in Broadcasting/Journalism classes
    • You must receive credit for the internship spring/fall/summer semesters
    • Candidate's experience with TV writing and editing is a plus
    • Hours per week: 12 hours during the school year 20 hours during the summer
    • Additional hours will be considered with academic counselor approval

Submit a cover letter along with your resume. Nancy Foreman nforeman@wcia.com WCIA 3 Executive Producer