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Topical Writer/Producer – WREX

WREX, Rockford, Illinois’s NBC affiliate, has a rare opening for an aggressive individual with strong news topical writing skills to join our Marketing Team as a Topical Writer/Producer.

The successful candidate will write, produce and edit exceptional topicals and special sweeps promotion. This position is responsible for developing consistently effective daily topical promotional spots for all WREX newscasts. Other responsibilities will include creating Proof of Performance (POP) spots and production work in Marketing and Creative Service departments as needed.

You must be able to write compelling marketing promos, collaborate effectively with newscast producers and reporters, and consistently push for the best video to sell the story. Are you a great writer who constantly strives to be even better?

Must be able to work quickly, handle multiple projects and meet strict deadlines under pressure. Preferred candidates will have a college degree and experience in advertising, marketing and/or communications, along with experience in non-linear editing. Knowledge of After Effects and Photoshop are a plus.

Send Resumes to or mail them to:

Kyle Yonkers
Creative Services Supervisor
PO Box 530
Rockford, IL  61105

WREX is part of the Quincy Media Group, a family owned company.  Throughout Quincy, positions are available for candidates with all levels of experience and the advancement you are seeking.  Visit for links to all stations and opportunities.

WREX Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Travis Sloan

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