• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Charlottesville,VA

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 WVIR:

WVIR-TV is the #1 TV station in this market and consistently the top-rated news operation in all dayparts. Located in the heart of Charlottesville's vibrant cultural district, we're always looking for talented team members to help us maintain our position. Join us and improve your skills in a newsroom dedicated to leveraging technology and resources and building strong partnerships.

WVIR-TV/GVIR-TV NBC29/CW29/NBC29 Weather Plus is the dominant television station in the desirable Charlottesville market. NBC29 is consistently the top-rated station in all news dayparts. The station is located on the historic Downtown Mall in the heart of Charlottesville's vibrant cultural district.

Job Summary/Description:

29NEWS is currently in search of a digital news producer who has a strong interest in news, can work efficiently on breaking news stories, and has the ability to craft engaging and compelling narratives. The digital news producer will be responsible for writing, reporting, and editing news stories, generating story ideas, creating unique social media posts, and seeking opportunities to feature exclusive content for our streaming platforms.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to, producing dynamic written content for 29News' website, social media, and apps. The ideal candidate will be a journalist with strong writing skills who creates news content across all digital platforms. They are an innovative self-starter who beats deadlines and the competition handles pressure, and strives to be first and best with the story. The right candidate must have a passion for local and national news and excel at writing and creating content for all digital platforms.

Please note – the primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the duties listed above

Qualifications/Requirements:

Minimum requirements include a college degree in journalism or similar, outstanding writing ability, excellent communication, self-motivation, and organizational skills. Must thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. The successful applicant also will have these attributes below (but not be limited to) the requirements below.

– Excellent writing and copy-editing abilities in adherence with AP Style guidelines
– Video editing skills
– Demonstrated video sourcing and production abilities
– Familiarity with content management systems
– Demonstrated ability to adjust strategy and implementation based on evolving needs
– Ability to work with others to achieve a common goal
– Excellent verbal and written communication
– Ability to tailor content production to target specific distribution platforms, including social media
– Knowledge and understanding of the latest social media platforms and trends

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)

WVIR-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