• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Harrisonburg,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 WHSV:

WHSV is located in Harrisonburg, Virginia situated in the Shenandoah Valley. We have been consistently honored for our journalism by the Associated Press and Virginia Association of Broadcasters.  Our team produces nearly 30 hours of local news each week. We strive to bring our viewers the best content on all platforms. Harrisonburg is a thriving community located two hours from Washington, D.C. and Richmond.  We are the area's ABC, CBS and FOX affiliates.  We are a dynamic station and recent winner of the Virginias Associated Press Broadcasters 'Outstanding News Operation of the Year' (April 2023).  We have state-of-the-art technology including a brand new (November 2022) broadcast studio. You'll be proud of the work and positive impact you can make here.  WHSV is involved in the communities we serve.

Job Summary/Description:

WHSV-TV is accepting resumes for a full-time MMJ. We are looking for a news junkie who comes to the table with enterprise stories, develops sources, dominates breaking news and embraces all aspects of the storytelling process – enterprising, shooting, writing, editing, and presenting on camera.

Duties/Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

– Write, shoot, and edit stories on your own for newscasts and website
– Post and regularly update stories and other material on digital platforms
– Use social media sites (i.e. Facebook and X) to report stories and interact with viewers
– Research, gather, & provide information in the most accurate, appealing, timely & creative way using all resources
– Develop and maintain sources of information and knowledge about assignments for daily enterprise story pitches
– Participate in story selection process through meetings, and contribute story ideas daily
– Demonstrate sound news judgment, collaborate with others to present the story in the best way
– Present TV stories in alternative and creative ways that emphasize storytelling techniques
– Ability to lift 35-40lbs of gear
– Recognize that he/she is a high-profile representative of our news organization in the community and conduct himself/herself in a professional and cordial manner
– Perform other duties as assigned
– Work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed

Qualifications/Requirements:

– A broadcast communications/journalism degree is a plus
– Strong verbal and written communication skills are a MUST!
– Must be a go-getter who has the ability to work well under pressure
– Must be a self-motivator who demonstrates good news judgment and decision making
– Maintain a positive attitude and work environment
– Employment is contingent on a motor vehicle background check

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)
 

WHSV-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