TV news producer (Rock Island, IL)

Local 4 News – WHBF TV, a CBS affiliate in Rock Island, Ill., seeks an experienced producer who brings enterprise coverage ideas to the product on day one. We are looking for a creative producer with a vision, strong news judgment and ability to showcase news through the use of graphics and animation.

Essential duties:

  • Produces newscasts for broadcast across all platforms
  • Writes and orders news stories
  • Approves scripts
  • Balances news and feature content to create compelling broadcasts
  • Edits video and posts video to website
  • Writes stories for the website and other digital platforms
  • Interacts with viewers and users on social media sites
  • Maintains accuracy and integrity in news products
  • Ensures station compliance with legal rules and regulations


  • Bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field, or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • Minimum one year of producing preferred
  • Fluency in English; excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to multitask, deal with deadline pressure and react/coordinate coverage under live breaking news situations is crucial
  • Flexibility to work any shift

To apply go to