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


Are you creative, positive, and enjoy a challenge? Do you find yourself bursting with ideas? If yes, please continue reading.

The dominant local news leader in central Illinois is looking for a talented Assistant Creative Services Director. We offer a unique opportunity for someone with talents in promotion and a passion for working in TV. You must be a highly creative and motivated person who possesses proven non-linear editing, writing, photography, producing and storytelling capabilities. The HD production tools are here just waiting for your ideas and concepts to drive them. Experience with Adobe products such as AfterEffects and Photoshop a plus.

You'll be a driving creative force on WCIX 49, the MyNetwork station, along with working on news image, sweeps, and projects for WCIA 3 the CBS affiliate.

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

Peter Carlson
Director of Creative Services
WCIA/WCIX
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.

Evening News Producer


The top station in central Illinois has an opening for a news producer. We want a creative and proactive producer with vision, fresh ideas and strong news judgment. Excellent writing and communication skills are a must. An understanding of social media is important. Must be able to build contacts in the market. A college degree in broadcast news or equivalent is required, as at least 1 year of news producing experience at a commercial television station. If you’re ready to take your career to the next level, please send a letter of introduction, a resume and a tape of your work to:

News Director
WCIA-TV
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.

General Assignment Reporter


WCIA-3? the Local News Leader in central Illinois has an opening for a Reporter. We seek a high-energy individual who wants to own the lead every day. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of working sources, enterprising news stories and strong storytelling / writing skills. Our reporters are the best in the market and achieve high visibility due to our dominant news product. Candidates with a college degree in broadcast journalism and two years of reporting experience are preferred. WCIA has a legacy of launching careers. If you`re next in line, please send a letter of introduction, resume and samples of your on-air work to:

Human Resources
WCIA-TV
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.

Political Reporter / MMJ


WCIA 3 has an opening for a reporter / videographer at our Capitol Newsroom in Springfield, Illinois. Daily coverage will typically focus on Illinois government and political issues. Our station stresses storytelling, so a proven ability to craft stories around characters affected by law and policy matters is crucial. Our viewers are keenly aware of what their elected officials are up to, so we need someone who will hold lawmakers accountable for their actions. We also place a priority on investigative material, so an enterprising spirit and experience in investigative journalism is key. If those criteria fit your interest and experience, please send a letter of introduction, resume and reel to:

Human Resources
WCIA-TV
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.

Capitol Newsroom Chief


WCIA is seeking an accomplished political / investigative video journalist to contribute to and oversee the daily operations of our capitol newsroom in Springfield, Illinois. Successful candidate will have a proven track record of compelling political reporting, a demonstrated ability to break legislative stories and investigations, and an ability to oversee and offer support to the staff in the capitol newsroom.

Our Springfield operation regularly provides news content to several affiliated stations in Illinois and neighboring states with Illinois viewers.

This is a position of significance on our team, and one that we plan to build around with special programming. If this opportunity fits your interest and experience, please send a letter of introduction, resume and reel to:

Human Resources
WCIA-TV
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.

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


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

Qualifications:

    • 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