• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Wilmington,NC

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 Station (WECT):

WECT News has been Where News Comes First in Southeastern North Carolina for 70 years. We're the NBC affiliate in the rapidly growing Wilmington market, serving New Hanover, Brunswick, Columbus, Pender, and Bladen counties that make up the beautiful coastal Cape Fear Region. WECT is the most accessible local news outlet in our market with WECT.com, news & weather apps, and streaming platforms. WECT is the dominant #1 station in the market.

Job Summary:

WECT is looking for a DCM to lead our news team. This person is a newsroom manager who understands good storytelling in both the digital and broadcast worlds. The DCM collaborates with station management on planning, coaching and execution. In addition, the DCM oversees daily operations on web, mobile, social and OTT and should have the vision for new systems and the ability to execute that vision in the constantly evolving world of local news. We're looking for an aggressive leader who will represent all things digital at all times. A successful candidate should be familiar with editing videos, creating social media graphics, and writing for web and broadcast. Clear news judgment is required.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• The DCM collaborates with station management on planning, coaching and execution
• In addition, the DCM oversees daily operations on web, mobile, social and OTT and should have the vision for new systems and the ability to execute that vision in the constantly evolving world of local news
• Collaborate with other news managers on strategies for the digital department
• Understand and execute ethical, responsible news judgment
• Oversee all digital platforms including web, mobile, live streaming, and all social platforms including Facebook and YouTube
• Write stories, and create social media posts, app alerts, and related content
• Foster a digital news culture that focuses on urgency, journalism, and collaboration
• Help lead news staff, providing insight, guidance, managerial feedback, and reporter script approvals

Qualifications/Responsibilities:

• A successful candidate should be familiar with editing videos, creating social media graphics, and writing for web and broadcast
• Clear news judgment is required
• Demonstrated experience developing and publishing news stories
• Knowledge of AP Style is recommended
• Solid understanding of digital analytics, industry trends, and social media strategy
• Education background in either journalism or communications
• Some leadership experience is required

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)

WECT-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