WTOC-TV

Category:
Media – Journalism – Newspaper
Position/Title:
MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST – WTOC
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 WTOC:

WTOC is located in Savannah, Georgia. Our area is known as The Coastal Empire of Georgia and The Lowcountry of South Carolina. WTOC excels in creating effective commercials for our advertising clients. We also create promotional campaigns for our #1 News programs that inform and engage the viewer.  WTOC 11 is the number one news source in beautiful historic Savannah, Georgia which was named the third-best city in the U.S. by Travel and Leisure.  As Savannah’s first TV station, WTOC’s community roots run deep. The call letters stand for Welcome To Our City.

Job Summary/Description:

WTOC is searching for a Multi-Media Journalist to join our award-winning number 1 team in Savannah. The ideal candidate would have previous experience from previous work in a TV newsroom, through an internship, or a college newsroom program.

Duties/Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

– Pitching and researching enterprise stories daily.
– Turning at least 2 stories on 2 different topics daily as an MMJ. This means must drive to own stories, shoot own video, write your scripts for both broadcast and digital platforms, edit own stories, and run your own live shots. (A photographer is provided for some live shots based on the topic and circumstances.)
– Post multiple times daily on multiple station-connected social media sites.
– Responsible for staying up to date and confirming stories that happen in your assigned beat.
– Ability to fill in on different shifts as needed.
– Ability to work well with others…MUST be a team player.
– Ability to communicate clearly on air and behind the scenes.
– Must excel at writing for broadcast and digital platforms.

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or related field required.
– At least 2 years of experience in a TV newsroom working as a Multi-Media Journalist or equivalent experience through TV newsroom internships or university programs that have a regular student news program.
– Proven reporting and videography skills required.
– Must be organized and great with time management.
– Must be a strong verbal and written communicator.

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, and references

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

WTOC-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.

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

 

Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
1/31/2024
Closing Date:
4/30/2024
City:
Savannah
State:
Georgia
Experience:
At least 2 years of experience in a TV newsroom working as a Multi-Media Journalist or equivalent experience through TV newsroom internships or university programs that have a regular student news program.
Requirements:
– Proven reporting and videography skills required.
– Must be organized and great with time management.
– Must be a strong verbal and written communicator.
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.
Apply Online URL:
https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings
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