Content Producer WGGB

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

WGGB

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.

The Content Producer manages the daily flow of news to the newsroom for appropriate coverage both on-air and on the station's digital platforms. This position works to ensure digital content is up-to-the minute, attention grabbing, informative, accurate, impactful and relevant to a variety of users.

Named 2021 Station of the year by the Massachusetts Broadcasters Association, Western Mass News is a licensed television station in Springfield, Massachusetts, and serves the Pioneer Valley. The networks of Western Mass News include ABC 40, Fox 6 and CBS 3. WGGB (Western Mass News) is located in Springfield, MA and has the ABC, CBS and FOX affiliates. Our three major networks and digital platform speak daily to over half of Western Mass and the area businesses. We have Western Mass's most live programming, from the Oscars to all the major live sporting events.

The Content Producer (CP) assists with the daily flow of news to the newsroom for appropriate coverage both on-air and on the station's digital platforms. The CP gathers meaningful news information from various sources. They also generate story ideas, discern credible news tips, schedule news crews and take in live feeds. The CP is also responsible for creating content that is aligned with and enhances the station brand. The CP is also responsible for publishing content on multiple digital platforms, including mobile and online and social networks. This person should have solid news judgment, a sound grasp of online journalism, and a sense of urgency for breaking news. This is a deadline-focused position, which requires a self-starter, who is flexible and has the ability to multitask.


JOB EXPERIENCE

Bachelor's Degree in Communications, Journalism, or related field preferred.


REQUIREMENTS

See above.


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, and 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.

WGGB-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company


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

https://gray.tv/careers