NEWS PRODUCER (PRIMARY) - WNEM
Company: Gray Television
Posted on: March 12, 2023
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.
At WNEM, it is our job and inherent desire to be the best local television station in the Mid- Michigan market and the #1 digital platform across the state , region and the country. We are committed to the highest standards of excellence in our local news, entertainment, information and public service programming.
We have the top rated news station plus broadcast website. We are a Midsize market with opportunity to grow. We are a self-starting team driven for success with unique selling opportunities for a creative seller. Essential to that effort is a foundation of honesty and integrity - qualities which help us earn and build trust with our viewers, co-workers and business partners.
WNEM, a Gray Television TV station, is recruiting for a Producer. This person creates, coordinates, and writes content on a variety of platforms, including broadcast, web, digital, and social media. The Producer displays creativity, aggressiveness, attention to detail, resourcefulness, and team spirit in the pursuit of excellent content for newscasts, online and social platforms. The Producer assists with the daily flow of news to the newsroom for appropriate coverage both on-air and on the station's digital platforms. This person gathers meaningful news information from various sources, generates story ideas, and checks out credible news tips. Successful candidates will have solid news judgment, a sound grasp of broadcast and online journalism and a sense of urgency for breaking news.
You will write scripts for a variety of platforms, including broadcast, web and social media, contribute story ideas, participate in editorial meetings and collaborate with news team. Previews news material before airing and/or posting to the web. Prepares possible interview segments. Coordinates breaking news and executes newscast in the control room. Contributes content to web and multi-media efforts. Monitors news sources and social media to ensure news is being appropriately covered. Discerning news tips, gathering information and distributing that information to the newsroom, setting up interviews and answering phones. Conceptualizes innovative graphic and pre-production elements. Monitors and works to constantly improve the look and execution of newscasts. NO PHONE CALLS, PLEASE
*** Please note, the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above ***
--- Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or a related field, or equivalent training and/or experience. At least two years working in broadcast media and Social Media. Experience using a content management system (CMS) a plus.
--- Strong editorial skills and working knowledge of AP and Broadcast Style also preferred.
Interested applicants can, go tohttps://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on"apply now",upload your cover letter, resume, and references
WNEM-TV/Gray Television Group, 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, and 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, whetherpart-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.
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