• Full Time
  • Macon, GA

WPGA-TV

Category:
Media – Journalism – Newspaper
Position/Title:
MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST – WPGA
Details:
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.

About WPGA:

WPGA joined the Gray Television family in 2023 completing the company’s presence in every television market in Georgia. Through a collaboration with WANF, WPGA will serve the Macon area with local and statewide news, weather, sports, and entertainment.

Job Summary/Description:

WPGA is looking for a Multimedia Journalist to help build our Macon news operation from the ground up. With the power of Gray Television’s sister stations in every television market in Georgia, including Atlanta News First, you will shape the future of WPGA. We’re looking for journalists who can pitch enterprise stories, research, shoot, write, and edit their stories. This position can launch a journalism career and/or give a Macon native the opportunity to serve the community for years to come. Invest in this community and culture, and we’ll invest in you.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

-Pitch enterprise stories daily
-Cover breaking/ spot news
-Drive to/from stories shoot video, write scripts for both broadcast & digital platforms, and edit stories (VO, VOSOT, PKG)
-Present stories live in the field and in the studio
-Anchor from live digital news desk

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Strong news judgment
– Tell compelling stories under tight deadlines
– Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Broadcasting, Communications or equivalent
– Solid skills in broadcast-style writing
– Knowledge of digital and social media
– Compelling on-camera presence
– Must live in/ relocate to the Macon television market
– Must provide link to samples of work

Interested applicants can go to https://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 (provide link samples of work)

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WPGA-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

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, 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.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to the first workday.

Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
11/1/2023
Closing Date:
2/28/2024
City:
Macon – 31201
State:
Georgia
Contact:
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.
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