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Bangor,ME

Gray Television

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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 WABI:

WABI TV5 first signed on in January 1953, becoming Maine's first television station.  It has long been the news leader for eastern and central Maine.  The station is located at 35 Hildreth Street in Bangor and has a bureau in Waterville, Maine.

WABI TV is the market leader with viewers relying on news and weather coverage from LOCAL anchors and meteorologists.  Along with strong news ratings, and a robust website, SEC/CBS Sports and CBS Primetime, we deliver the results for our viewers and advertisers.

Job Summary/Description:  

WABI TV5 is looking for a full-time Assignment Editor, a key member of the newsroom who works closely with producers and newsroom supervisors. This person must possess strong leadership and organizational skills and be able to perform calmly under pressure. The ideal candidate will enterprise and develop compelling stories on a daily basis, lead the team when breaking news happens, and help manage our digital content.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Managing and updating the daily planner, keeping track of what's going on in the viewing area from courts to government meetings to special events
– Lead the morning pitch meeting and inform the staff of the plan for the day, coordinating and staying in touch with crews in the field
– Strong communication skills with staff, news contacts, and viewers
– Will be called on to write/post stories for newscasts, web, and social media
– Will be trained on our copyright policies and will be a go-to person for such questions in the newsroom

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Previous experience in a newsroom preferred
– Strong communication and organizational skills
– Team oriented
– Detail-focused and good at multitasking
– Ability to handle deadline pressures

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people 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

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

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

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, 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.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.


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HOW TO APPLY

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people 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