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NEWS PRODUCER - WITN

Company: Gray Television
Location: Greenville
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 101 television markets. Upon closing pending transaction, Gray will own television stations serving 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.

About WITN:

WITN News has been Your Breaking News and Weather Authority for Eastern North Carolina for 65 years. We produce 38.5 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.

Job Summary/Description:

Eastern Carolina's #1 news station, WITN News, is seeking a dynamic newscast producer. Are you a born storyteller? We're looking for someone who lives for current events - who has excellent news judgment, superb writing skills, and a knack for showcasing stories for the viewer. We need a driven, creative producer who works well with a team of talented professionals to create compelling newscasts. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a clear understanding of the relationship between broadcast and digital/OTT platforms as well as how to build a newscast (not stack stories).

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

--- Line produce live newscasts daily
--- Select content
--- Write scripts
--- Edit video
--- Coordinate with digital producers on cross-platform content
--- Communicate with anchors, assignment desk, field crews, and others to ensure execution of a high-quality newscast
--- Produce live breaking news and special event coverage
--- Participate in daily editorial meetings

Qualifications/Requirements:

--- Good writing skills
--- 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
--- Experience producing with multiple live sources preferred
--- Excellent writing, showcasing, time management skills required
--- MVR check will be run

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now",upload your resume, cover letter and references

Additional Info:

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.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Keywords: Gray Television, Greenville , NEWS PRODUCER - WITN, Other , Greenville, North Carolina

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