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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 WTVM:

WTVM-TV became the first television station on the air in Columbus, Georgia on October 6, 1953. WTVM continues to be the News Leader in the Columbus television market. The DMA stretches across the state line into portions of east Alabama and Auburn University. With a staff of 40+ news professionals, we broadcast more than 4 hours of news each day on WTVM and provide news for WXTX, the area's FOX affiliate & WLTZ, the area's NBC affiliate.

Job Summary/Description:  

WTVM-TV, the top-ranked station in the Columbus market, is searching for an Assignment Editor to plan and organize coverage for our news operation. The ideal candidate will be able to embrace a multi-platform workflow within a dynamic newsroom setting.

Our Assignment Editor is responsible for working with news managers to organize day-to-day coverage of news events. The ideal candidate will organize our station's news calendar, relay information to employees, and help identify potential stories for coverage.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

– Coordinate planning and execution of coverage plan across multiple platforms.
– Managing logistics and resources.
– Newsgathering (including developing story ideas, confirming information, and breaking news coverage).
– Create and publish content to digital and social media platforms.
– Communicate with broadcast and digital producers, and field crews.


– Bachelor's degree in Journalism, English, or related field.
– Demonstrated mastery of digital and social media strategy.
– Excellent time management skills and an ability to prioritize tasks and information under pressure are required.
– Must be able to work independently and as part of a team.
– Must have scheduling flexibility.

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

WTVM-TV/Gray Television Group, 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.





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.