• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Springfield,MA

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 WGGB:

Winner of the Gray Television 2023 Station Of The Year Award, Western Mass News is a licensed television station in Springfield, Massachusetts, and serves the Pioneer Valley. The networks of Western Mass News include ABC 40 (WGGB), Fox 6 (EGGB), and CBS 3 (WSHM). We have Western Mass's most live programming, from the Oscars to all the major live sporting events.

Job Summary/Description:

Western Mass News is searching for a hard news, enterprising Multimedia Journalist to join our award-winning team. We are looking for journalists who excel at uncovering, not just covering, news. Must thrive in a fast-paced, breaking news-first environment.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

– Report/Shoot at least one story daily
– Cover Breaking News when it happens
– Take part in daily editorial meetings, pitching stories beyond the headlines
– Ability to work independently and as a team

Qualifications/Requirements:

– College degree and some professional experience preferred.
– Knowledge of Western Massachusetts and New England is also a plus
– Energetic self-starter
– Strong writing and organizational skills
– Must have driver's license
– Enjoy a fast-paced environment
– Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

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)

WGGB-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 vaccinate against the coronavirus before the first workday fully.


JOB EXPERIENCE

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REQUIREMENTS

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ADDITIONAL INFO


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