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.
WILX, the highly rated NBC affiliate, located in Lansing Michigan for more than 60 years is on a growth trajectory. WILX currently produces 33 hours of news per week and growing. A market leader in news, digital, and social media WILX News 10 is home to Emmy award winning reporters, and recipient of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters “Station of the Year” award. WILX is a breaking news and weather station, with a strong emphasis on original, local reporting. Our respected main anchors live here and have made WILX their career home. This includes the longest-running sportscaster in the state of Michigan. Our newsroom leadership is known for developing young journalists. Mid-Michigan (Lansing/Jackson area) is a big news market, home to the state capital and Michigan State University. It is a vibrant, diverse, stable area and a great place to live and work. Lansing is just an hour away from Grand Rapids, downtown Detroit, and a day trip “up north” for some of the most beautiful places in the country. If you love lakes, boating, fishing, camping, beaches, downhill skiing, wine, craft brew, Broadway shows, Big 10 sports, minor-league baseball, NFL/NBA/NHL games…Michigan has it all!
Gray Television is seeking a Michigan State Capitol Photographer/Editor to cover local, state, and national political issues affecting Michigan residents. This position will work for at least three Gray Television stations covering the state of Michigan: WILX (Lansing-Jackson), WNEM (Saginaw-Flint), and WLUC (Marquette-Upper Peninsula). This position may also contribute content to appear on Gray Television stations across the country when covering statewide issues or national political races. The Gray Michigan Capitol Photographer/Editor is a Lansing-based position who will work with a reporter to cover the state legislative session, elections, and statewide issues and help grow our presence at the Michigan Capitol. You would be responsible for daily and live coverage for three Gray Stations.
Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
• Degree in photojournalism, production, or related field preferred but not required.
• Previous newsroom experience desired.
• Must demonstrate solid news judgment.
• Knowledge of computers, cameras, and editing equipment.
• Have a valid driver's license and maintain a clean driving record.
• Candidates must submit a resume, demo reel of previous photography and editing work, and professional references.
• Must be able to lift and carry equipment weighing up to 50 pounds.
• Great communication and people skills
• Competitive, energetic, and self-starter
• Strong writing and organizational skills
• Enjoy a fast-paced environment with a desire to win
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
Come join our dynamic team, 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 (include demo reel of work)
(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)
WILX-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company
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 prior to the first workday.
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.