Executive News Producer WGGB

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

WGGB

Gray Television

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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 WGGB:

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.

Job Summary/Description:

Western Mass News is looking for an Executive Producer, to help oversee our group of newscast Producers. We take pride in Getting Answers for our viewers and look to incorporate that throughout our on-air newscasts and digital platforms.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Oversee the stacking of newscasts, weekly shows, and special coverage
– Proofread scripts and graphics for accuracy
– Respond as appropriate to Breaking News (re-routing crews, changing content)
– Set schedule for Producers, assuring shifts are covered


JOB EXPERIENCE

Qualifications/Requirements:

Education – Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or a related field, or equivalent professional experience

Experience – 3+ years experience as a Producer or Executive Producer also experience using digital video editing (i.e. Avid), internet production tools, and iNews a plus.

– 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.
– 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.
– % Travel Required (Approximate): 10 %


REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications

Education

Required

Bachelors or better in Journalism or related field.


ADDITIONAL INFO

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.


HOW TO APPLY

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

https://gray.tv/careers