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Tyler,TX

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 KLTV:

KLTV is the dominant station in the Tyler/Longview, TX area of East Texas. We are an ABC affiliate and have been #1 by every ratings measure, uninterrupted in every newscast for 25+ years. We also have a very powerful, dominant digital presence in the market. We are a leader in the industry in digital innovation and digital products–operating and populating 11 different apps and producing an 18-hour-a-day live streaming news service from our newsroom on OTT, desktop, and our mobile apps. Modern facility.  Top-notch equipment. Experienced News Managers. Positive, encouraging workplace with an emphasis on teaching job skills and journalism. Dominant station preparing for the future in a very powerful company in this industry. We believe we are among the best newsrooms in the country.

Job Summary/Description:  

KLTV has an immediate opening for a full-time Digital News Content Producer to join our award-winning newsroom. The Digital Content Producer is the first line of real-time content distribution for the newsroom. We need a strong writer who can get content out quickly on all digital platforms.  You will have the opportunity to focus on breaking news in a fast-paced environment as well as enterprise digital reporting. We are looking for someone with fresh ideas for digital spaces. Prior work with CMS, video editing, social media, and writing preferred.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

– Working quickly to send out breaking news, weather, and traffic alerts, including push notifications, social media updates, and web stories that are updated as news develops
– Monitoring social media accounts and websites in order to find new content for newscasts and the website
– Collaborating with members of the digital team and the newsroom to create news content that meets our high standards
– Posting to our online and social media platforms using digital publishing tools, video editing software, and other resources
– Creating innovative and user-friendly elements inside of articles for consumption across our platforms, including photo galleries, interactive charts, and other embedded content
– Attention to detail and willingness to learn new technology are imperative
– Additional duties as assigned, including assignment desk help and conducting interviews for stories
– Ability to field viewer calls, and cold call sources to confirm tips & scanner traffic
– Writing engaging digital headlines & compelling posts on social media
– Assisting the Digital Content Manager on implementing Digital Initiatives
– Clipping video for website/OTT

Qualifications/Requirements:

– College degree in Journalism, Digital Journalism or similar preferred
– Advanced computer skills, familiarity with HTML and common tools used in social media management
– Must have strong writing, organizational skills, and excellent communication skills
– Must be able to work under deadline pressures

Other qualifications

– Excellent news judgment; strong writing and editing skills
– Knowledge of AP Style
– Detail-oriented and highly organized
– Ability to manage multiple news stories and work under deadlines in a fast-paced environment
– Knowledge of copyright laws and media ethics

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)

KLTV-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, 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.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to vaccinate against the coronavirus before the first workday fully. 


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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