Bureau Reporter/Multimedia Journalist

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

WFSB

Gray Television

DESCRIPTION

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 WFSB:

WFSB is Connecticut's number one source for news. Located in Rocky Hill, Eyewitness News is Connecticut's leader for breaking news, weather and community coverage. From the Long Island Sound to the Litchfield Hills, WFSB is proud of its long-standing legacy as the state's most trusted local news source.

Job Summary/Description:  

WFSB is looking for an MMJ/Reporter for a new bureau location. This person must be an enterprising reporter who can generate story ideas in a wide geographic coverage area. Shoot, write, edit and present news live and on tape for various platforms. Must be active and engaged on social media.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
– Ability to blend words and video into interesting and informative television news stories
– Must possess advanced understanding of legal and ethical issues impacting journalism
– Advanced knowledge of the locale, governing bodies, demographics and public figures
– Ability to edit stories as necessary
– Ability to perform quality work in high-pressure deadline situations
– Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills
– Must possess valid Driver’s License
– Experience using Avid, Internet production tools, MS Office and Wide Orbit strongly preferred
– Ability to work a flexible work schedule and work as a member of a team
– Must possess advanced understanding of newscast presentation
– Must possess excellent writing and graphics skills with ability to provide an interesting and substantive product
– Must be results oriented
– Ability to focus on coordination of daily and long-range segments from first contact to on-air product
– Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills
– Ability to work in a creative, fast paced environment
– Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure
– Must be able to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously
– Previous experience with script writing and editorial experience preferred


JOB EXPERIENCE

Qualifications/Requirements:

Education – Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related field or equivalent training and/or experience

Experience – Two years’ experience in broadcast journalism preferred. Experience reporting news and/or newscast producing at a commercial television station preferred.


REQUIREMENTS

See Above


ADDITIONAL INFO

It is the policy of Gray TV to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Gray TV will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

Gray TV participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: https://www.e-verify.gov/


HOW TO APPLY

We are always on the lookout for bright, creative talent to be part of Gray Television.
Visit us today at:
https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

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