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06/24/2019

Multi-Platform Producer

WAVE 3 News

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Multi-Platform Producer

Gray 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.

ABOUT STATION

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 50 hours of local television news per week, 40 hours of live programming in the field throughout the week of the Kentucky Derby, and much more coverage on our web, mobile, OTT and social channels throughout the year.

Our goals for every news story: make our viewers smarter, make them laugh or cry, and make our community better.

JOB SUMMARY

Qualified applicants will have experience producing and posting articles, slideshows and videos (live and on-demand) to digital platforms such as desktop and mobile.

On a given shift, the producer we choose may do anything from producing a story in the field to line producing a newscast.

We’re seeking a multi-screen-minded wizard with a diverse skill set and a comfort working in a fast-paced newsroom environment.

A strong candidate is one who’s mindful of live and on-demand video opportunities for all platforms, especially our increasingly important OTT product on ROKU, Amazon Fire and soon-to-launch Apple TV.

Enthusiastic producers with a four-year college degree, strong news judgment and the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once without much supervision are encouraged to apply.

The ideal multi-platform producer is one with prior newsroom experience who can thrive in a breaking news environment in which priorities and assignments change frequently. Process and technology evolve frequently as  well, so being a quick learner helps, too.

Our shop is big on training and helping young producers develop their skill sets and keeping them on a growth track.

In that this is a television newsroom, flexibility with scheduling is a must.

We’re currently building out our news team of the future; candidates interested in helping maintain a positive work environment are the only ones we hire. Is that you?

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Produce newscasts and digital content as assigned
  • Work with director to time and execute newscasts from control room in a fast paced, breaking news environment
  • Collaborate with reporters to manage and develop stories from concept to air
  • Pitch compelling stories in daily editorial meetings

REQUIREMENT

  • 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
  • Ability to work various shifts and serve on call as assigned
  • Clean driving record

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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.

 

Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

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