News/Production - WNEM-TV
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. Write Scripts for a variety of platforms, including broadcast, web, and social media, contribute story ideas, participate in editorial meetings, and collaborate with the news team. Previews news material before airing and/or posting to the web. Prepares possible interview segments. Coordinates breaking news and executes newscasts 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 responsibilities include, but are not limited to the duties listed above
Requirements (Experience, Education, Etc.):
▪️ 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) is a plus.
▪️ Strong editorial skills and working knowledge of AP and Broadcast Style are also preferred.
How to apply: 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 (Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)
Application Deadline 1/8/2024
Equal Opportunity Employer