Weekend News Producer
About Gray Television:
Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.
We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.
WBTV was the first television station to sign on in the Carolinas and is considered the “most trustworthy source of news and information” in the area according to research. WBTV First Alert Weather is the certified most accurate forecast for the market as measured by WeatheRate. Being “On Your Side” for viewers, clients and the community is the guiding principle of WBTV and helps drive its award-winning newscasts and quality local journalism. Visit www.wbtv.com to learn more.
WBTV is looking for a driven, creative producer who works well with a team of talented professionals to create compelling newscasts. Excellent news judgment, superb writing skills, and a knack for showcasing stories for the viewer are key. You must demonstrate a clear understanding of the relationship between broadcast and digital/ OTT platforms as well as how to build a newscast (not stack stories). This position will involve filling in on different newscasts, so schedule flexibility and the ability to work with different anchors, directors, and formats is important.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
-line produce one-hour live newscast daily
-coordinate with digital producers on cross-platform content
-communicate with anchors, assignment desk, field crews, editors, and others to ensure execution of a high-quality newscast
-produce live breaking news and special event coverage -participate in daily editorial meetings
-Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred, equivalent experience considered -minimum 2 years experience as a line producer
-experience producing with multiple live sources
-excellent writing, showcasing, time management skills required
Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings
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