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Meteorologist


WCIA 3 is seeking an on-air meteorologist. Primary responsibilities will include producing and presenting weekend weathercasts, reporting weather-related stories during the week and executing team coverage during both severe and non-severe weather.

Our team has been certified Most Accurate by WeatheRate three years in a row. We're seeking a candidate who will maintain and grow that commitment to accuracy.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a passion for delivering a high-quality and technically superior weather product both on air and on line.

Our station operates on the Weather Central Fusion system. We want someone with the ability to maximize its impact. Schedule flexibility is a must, especially during severe weather. Experience with website management is also important.

The meteorologist leaving this position is headed for a Top 30 market. If you're interested in an opportunity for that kind of growth, please send a letter of introduction, resume and reel to:

News Director
WCIA
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.

Anchor / Reporter


WCIA 3, the Local News Leader in central Illinois, has an opening for a weekend anchor / reporter. This position receives high visibility due to our station`s number one status in this market. The ideal candidate for this position will have a commanding on-air presence and a proven ability to enterprise and turn compelling news stories. Producing experience is a plus. Our station has a proud legacy of hiring high capacity people and helping them reach their potential. Interested applicants should submit a cover-letter, resume and reel to:

Andy Miller
WCIA 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.

News Videographer


WCIA 3 in Champaign, Illinois is looking for a talented videographer who can shoot and edit compelling stories. Our photogs are the best in the market, and work daily with a team of talented reporters to produce stories with high production value, strong pace and visual storytelling technique. The ideal candidate will have a high-energy approach, a commitment to excellence and the drive to chase after the lead story every day. Candidates with a college degree and experience at commercial television stations are preferred. Interested candidates should send a letter of introduction, a resume and a reel of your work to:

WCIA 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.

Reporter / MMJ


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

WCIA-3… the Local News Leader in central Illinois has an opening for a Reporter / MMJ. We seek a high-energy individual who will chase down leads, break stories and strive for live every day. The successful candidate will be able to work sources, enterprise exclusive news stories and shoot, write and edit stories that are relevant and compelling, both on air and on-line. Our reporters achieve high visibility due to our dominant news product. Candidates with a college degree in broadcast journalism and 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
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