Assignment Desk Editor/Digital Producer
WAVE 3 News is looking for a multi-talented hybrid producer who can run our weekend assignment desk and also be a digital content producer two days a week.
JOB DESCRIPTIONGray 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 85 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.
WAVE 3 News is the NBC affiliate for Louisville, KY. We are Kentucky's first television station, and we lead the way in connecting the people of WAVE Country. We offer nearly 60 hours of local television news per week, 40 hours of live programming in the field throughout the week of the Kentucky Derby, and coverage on digital, social, and OTT channels throughout the day.
WAVE 3 News is looking for a multi-talented hybrid producer who can run our weekend assignment desk and also be a digital content producer two days a week. We're looking for an organized multi-tasker who can accomplish a high volume of work, largely unsupervised, in a fast-paced environment.
The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
* Answer phones, work contacts to develop stories
* Assign, route and re-route crews in the field
* Communicate updates/changes to team members in a fast-paced environment
* Produce engaging digital content (stories, videos, etc.) for website, app, social media
* Set up/distribute live events on our multi-platform streaming channels
* Proof reporter stories
* At least two years newsroom experience
* Four-year college degree
* Strong, accurate writer
* Solid news judgment
* Experience with ENPS, Edius and ARC would be a plus
* Experience producing digital content, stories, video, etc.
* Experience producing engaging social media posts
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", we encourage you to upload your resume and cover letter
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.
As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.
Qualifications: Behaviors Preferred Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Education Required - Bachelors or better.
Experience Required - 2 years: newsroom experience
Apply Link: https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings