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Multi-Platform Journalist--Southern Illinois

WPSD Local 6, the NBC affiliate in Paducah, KY is growing!  We are hiring Multi-Platform Journalists to help expand our coverage of the important Southern Illinois counties in our DMA.   The successful applicants will join other members of our award-winning news team providing coverage from our Southern Illinois Bureau.

Our DMA, Nielsen market #92, is geographically unique, covering more than forty counties in portions of four states, Kentucky, Illinois, Tennessee, and Missouri.   

This is a unique entry level or early career opportunity for journalists who understand the media landscape is ever-evolving. You’ll have the opportunity to enhance and develop valuable journalism skills reporting for our newscasts, websites, social media, regional newspapers, and magazines.     

As a storyteller, you know how to balance hard news reporting with the emotional stories of the people that make up our communities. You are a writer that enterprises your own stories.  You look beyond the event in front of you and find the effects this event will have on the communities you write about. Your work will be creative, compelling, and relatable content that appears on NBC affiliate WPSD Local 6 and across our network of newspapers in Western Kentucky and Southern Illinois.

Have curiosity. Have passion. Have a sense of urgency.

These are full-time positions with benefits. Submit your resume, references, demo reel link and writing samples to News Director/Executive Editor Perry Boxx at


WPSD-TV is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, or disability.

Additional Info

Job Type : Full-Time

Education Level : High School, Bachelors Degree, Associate Degree, Masters

Experience Level : Entry Level

Job Function : On-Air/Technical, Other

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