About Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.
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.
WITN News has been Your Breaking News and Weather Authority for Eastern North Carolina for over 65 years. We produce 43.5 hours of news per week and deliver content on a 24/7 basis on our digital platforms. We’re in the rapidly growing Greenville/New Bern/Washington DMA (100), with bureaus in New Bern and Jacksonville. We serve Beaufort, Bertie, Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Greene, Hyde, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Onslow, Pamlico, Pitt, Tyrell, and Washington counties. WITN is the dominant station in the market. Not sure if you’d want to make this your home? We think you’d love it. Check it out: https://rb.gy/qbgl7p
Eastern Carolina’s #1 news station, WITN News, is seeking a dynamic journalist for the role of anchor/MMJ. Are you a born storyteller? We’re looking for someone who lives for current events – who enterprises hard news lead stories and consumes television news. The ideal candidate has a knack for communication, a passion for storytelling, and speaks the social media language. This position is for someone who loves finding great stories, showcasing them, and then telling them on air! The successful candidate must be organized, driven, creative, and an active content creator. We are looking for a top-notch journalist who loves attacking breaking news and embraces a culture of urgency. Candidates must be able to learn and retain knowledge on complex processes and be able to manage their time to work successfully.
Duties/Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Reporting for select newscasts
• Writing scripts and editing video that helps you tell a complete and effective story
• Making calls to gather important information about story tips to share online and on the air.
• Working with the meteorologist and production staff to cover the day's top news and weather stories
• Anchoring the show
• Monitoring and posting to digital platforms as news develops
• Responding urgently and appropriately to breaking and developing news
• Working under strict deadline pressure
• Good writing and video editing skills
• Good communication skills
• Solid news judgment
• A consistent track record of meeting deadlines
• Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or a related field
• Self-starter skills
• Knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as content management systems and social media
• You MUST provide a link to your resume reel
• Pre-employment check will be run
• Familiarity with ENPS, Edius, TVU, Arc a plus
Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter, and references (include demo reel of work)
(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)
WITN-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company
Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.
Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to the first workday.
If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references.