WTOC-TV

Category:
Media – Journalism – Newspaper
Position/Title:
NEWS PRODUCER (PRIMARY) – 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-TV is the Gray Television-owned CBS affiliate in Savannah, Georgia. We serve 17 counties in the South Georgia Coastal Empire and three counties in the South Carolina Lowcountry.

Job Summary/Description:

WTOC is searching for an experienced broadcast producer to join our award-winning team. The right candidate will be an excellent writer for both broadcast and digital platforms, excel at communication and multi-tasking, and have a strong understanding of journalism ethics.

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

– Produce at least a 1-hour newscast which includes story selection, writing, creating graphics, video editing, and working with reporters and station management.
– Broadcast producers are fully trained on digital producer responsibilities including writing for digital and social media platforms, news and weather apps, sending push alerts, and how to operate our WTOC+ streaming desk.
– Responsible for boothing his/her/their newscast, keeping up with timing, and adjusting the show on the fly when needed.
– Work closely with other producers on big showcasing days and breaking news.
– Fill in on other newscasts as directed by station management.
Qualifications/Requirements:
– Previous experience working as a broadcast producer in a college-operated newsroom or in a TV newsroom is a must.
– Excellent writing skills in both broadcast and AP styles.
– Excellent video editing skills.
– Strong understanding of journalism ethics and responsibilities.
– Strong communication skills.
– Ability to work well with others.
– College degree in broadcast journalism or related field preferred.
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
(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)
WTOC-TV/Gray Television Group, 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, 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 or by the first workday. 

Vacancy Type:
Full Time
Date Posted:
8/1/2023
Closing Date:
8/3/2024
City:
Savannah
State:
Georgia
Experience:

– Previous experience working as a broadcast producer in a college-operated newsroom or in a TV newsroom is a must.

– College degree in broadcast journalism or related field preferred.

Requirements:
– Excellent writing skills in both broadcast and AP styles.
– Excellent video editing skills.
– Strong understanding of journalism ethics and responsibilities.
– Strong communication skills.
– Ability to work well with others.
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
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