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.
WYMT is the CBS affiliate and dominates number-one station in the scenic Appalachian Mountains of Southeastern Kentucky. This regional station is located in the small town of Hazard and has three bureaus and serves more than 25 counties. WYMT provides award-winning local news, weather, and sports coverage. WYMT.com is the region's most powerful digital platform. WYMT is involved and dedicated to the local communities we serve, participating in numerous charities and causes.
A second channel, Heroes & Icons (H&I), allows WYMT to offer even more local programming, including dozens of live high school and college football and basketball games each year. The WYMT/Food City Mountain Basketball Classic has generated more than four million dollars for local students and schools. WYMT has a proven record of turning out solid journalists capable of moving up in the ranks. Several anchors and producers have moved on to top 40 markets in the last couple of years.
You can enjoy all four seasons … from snow-covered mountains in the winter to blooming dogwoods in the spring. With miles of trails and lakes, it is a popular destination for outdoor recreation, hunting, and fishing. The people of Appalachia are full of pride in their home and culture, and some of the most welcoming you will find. We have a strong work ethic and are always willing to help our neighbors. You will certainly find a "mountain family" atmosphere at WYMT.
Our newsroom is focused on and dedicated to LOCAL weather. WYMT is looking for a personable and passionate Meteorologist to provide the first alert for viewers. Successful candidates must have advanced forecasting skills and the ability to handle severe weather situations. Duties include producing accurate and viewer-focused forecasts and content for broadcast, digital platforms, and all forms of social media.
The Meteorologist is responsible for preparing and delivering accurate and reliable weather reports over multiple platforms.
We work hard and have fun! Great station! Great company!
Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Prepare and deliver urgent weather updates, interrupting regular programming as necessary.
• Fill in on main newscasts when needed.
• Report live from events make public appearances and volunteer in community projects on behalf of station as needed.
• Report and/or produce for news
• Write and produce content for multiple media platforms
• Perform other duties as needed and assigned
• Bachelor’s degree in meteorology is required
• Knowledgeable with WSI MAX is a plus
• NWA and/or CBM seal preferred
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)
WYMT-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 by 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.