MMJ/Reporter - South Carolina Bureau
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.
We are looking for an energetic, aggressive multimedia journalist to cover our South Carolina counties. You must be a motivated self-starter, able to multitask, and manage your time well. We need a journalist who connects with the community and with the viewer. Clear, compelling storytelling, accurate breaking news, and community involvement are keys to success in this role.
Pitch 3 viable, developed story ideas per shift
Develop and cultivate sources; enterprise stories
Produce a minimum of one package and one vosot in an 8 hour shift
Create digital and social content
Must be able to lift 25-30 lbs
Must pass a pre-employment drug screen and motor vehicle background check
Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field
Minimum of 2 years of experience as a reporter/MMJ required, bureau reporting experience preferred
Social media proficiency required
Excellent time management skills
Strong writing skills (broadcast and print styles)
You must include a link to your work to be considered. No phone calls please.
Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings
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