Morning News Producer

WBTV (Charlotte, North Carolina)

Posted 2 years ago

Description:

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.

ABOUT WBTV

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.

JOB SUMMARY

WBTV is looking for an experienced producer to join our Emmy award-winning morning team. This is an excellent opportunity for a morning news specialist who understands and is excited to serve the unique needs of the morning viewer. The successful candidate is a skilled writer who is able to write for the ear and produce for the eye. Excellent time management skills are a must, as well as strong decision-making skills and attention to detail. We have a strong On Your Side brand and our producers must exhibit excellent news judgment and the ability to creatively showcase our brand and news content for the morning audience.

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

-line produce one to three hours per day

-select content, write scripts, and build graphics

-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

Requirements:

-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

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.

Please apply online at: https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

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