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 86 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 WTOC WTOC-TV is the Gray Television-owned CBS affiliate in Savannah Georgia, servicing 20 counties in the South Georgia Coastal Empire and three counties in the South Carolina Lowcountry.
JOB SUMMARY WTOC-TV, the dominant CBS affiliate in Savannah, GA, is seeking an investigative producer to join our team. The right candidate will not only love local news, but have a passion for investigative journalism with a proven interest in data mining, digging into issues and complaints, and shedding light on what’s happening in our community. The right candidate must also have a positive attitude, a hard work ethic, excel at writing for both broadcast and digital platforms, and be a team player. They must be self-motivated and enjoy working closely with others on projects. Applicant should also bring professionalism and enthusiasm into the workplace. This position also requires experience in shooting and editing, graphic building, and an understanding of showcasing on digital and broadcast platforms.
GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES -Work closely with the investigative team on developing leads, stories and checking information. -Following up on investigative tips that come into the newsroom. -Submitting FOIA and public records requests. -Assisting anchors/reporters on shooting and/or editing stories. -Capability of conducting and shooting interviews on own for stories. -Writing investigative vosots or pkgs for broadcast and/or digital platforms. -Working with other broadcast producers on incorporating investigative stories and updates into our newscasts. -Cross-trained on broadcast and digital producing. -May fill in from time to time on producing traditional newscasts. -May assist on other special projects.
Requirements:-At least 2 years of producing experience at a commercial television station. -Some previous experience in investigative journalism. -Strong writing skills for broadcast and all digital and social media platforms. -Shooting & Editing experience preferred. – Pre-employment drug test and MVR check required. Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings search WTOC and attach resume.
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.
-At least 2 years of producing experience at a commercial television station. -Some previous experience in investigative journalism. – – Pre-employment drug test and MVR check required. Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings search WTOC and attach resume.
Strong writing skills for broadcast and all digital and social media platforms. -Shooting & Editing experience preferred.
Resume and Cover letter required