• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Greenville-New Bern-Washington,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, reaching 36 percent of US television households.  

We constantly strive for excellence. By upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and developing the best and brightest employees in the business. 

About WITN:

WITN News has been Your Breaking News and Weather Authority for Eastern North Carolina for 65 years. We produce 43.5 hours of news per week and deliver content on a 24/7 basis on our digital platforms. We're in the rapidly growing Greenville/New Bern/Washington DMA (100), with bureaus in New Bern and Jacksonville. We serve Beaufort, Bertie, Carteret, Craven, Duplin, Greene, Hyde, Jones, Lenoir, Martin, Onslow, Pamlico, Pitt, Tyrell, and Washington counties. WITN is the dominant station in the market.

Job Summary/Description:

Eastern Carolina's #1 news station, WITN News, is seeking a dynamic multimedia journalist ready to lead our Jacksonville bureau as our next chief. We're looking for someone who lives for current events – who enterprises hard news lead stories and doesn't pitch the latest press release. The ideal candidate has a knack for communication, a passion for videography, and speaks the social media language. This position is not for someone who doesn't want to make public records requests, examine documents and agendas, and find stories that truly matter to people. It is for someone who loves finding stories, pitching them, and then reporting, shooting, and editing them! Live shots daily! The successful candidate must be organized, driven, creative, and an active content creator.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

• Developing sources and contacts for bureau that covers Onslow, Jones, and Duplin counties
• Reporting live daily for multiple newscasts
• Shooting, writing, editing and posting stories
• Working under strict deadline pressure
• Coordination with news director for bureau upkeep

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Good writing skills
• Bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or a related field
• Self-starter skills
• Knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as content management systems and social media
• You MUST provide a link to your resume reel
• MVR check will be run

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)

WITN-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.

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