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Wausau,WI

Gray Television

DESCRIPTION

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 WSAW:

WSAW/WZAW are the CBS and FOX affiliates in north central Wisconsin. WSAW is Wausau's first TV station, debuting in 1954. Together we produce more than 30 hours of news, weather, and sports each week for viewers. Northcentral Wisconsin is known as the "Crossroads of Commerce". Wausau is centrally located within 3 hours or less of Minneapolis, Green Bay, Milwaukee, and Madison. You can live and work where thousands of people come to vacation each year.  You can live and work where thousands of people come to vacation each year. Whether you're skiing down the slopes of Granite Peak, boating on Lake Du Bay, or enjoying Concerts on the Square in downtown Wausau, there's something for everyone year-round. Come find out what makes Wausau and north central Wisconsin so special.

Job Summary/Description:

WSAW/WZAW-TV is seeking an anchor to join our award-winning morning show Sunrise 7. This position requires a high level of creativity and communication. The ideal candidate must be able to produce and deliver dynamic, compelling, and understandable information on our newscasts and digital platforms.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Our anchors must be able to work in a multi-platform environment and will contribute daily to our digital platforms, including social media and wsaw.com
– Strong leadership, teamwork, and accuracy are a must
– Our anchors are involved in the community and involved in the newsroom
– The person we hire must have a positive attitude and be an ambassador for the station by making personal appearances at community events
– The ideal candidate will also be a coach to our younger reporters and producers
– You will be expected to turn special reports and special content for Sunrise 7, as well as live report & field anchor during breaking news and community events
– Bottom line: we're looking for a leader—someone who doesn't hesitate to make decisions and get the job done and someone who can work closely with the rest of the team to create engaging newscasts

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Excellent writing skills, news judgment, and ethics
– Degree in Journalism or Communications
– Driven to enterprise organic news content
– Understand digital/new media platforms and strategy
– Smooth and effective delivery of content for live broadcast
– Strong work ethic, organizational and leadership skills, and the ability to make deadline
– Integrity, accountability, teamwork
– Must be able to carry 35 pounds of gear
– Familiarity with ENPS, Grass Valley Edius, Sony XDCAM cameras and Arc Publishing 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)

WSAW-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.


JOB EXPERIENCE

Job Summary/Description:

WSAW/WZAW-TV is seeking an anchor to join our award-winning morning show Sunrise 7. This position requires a high level of creativity and communication. The ideal candidate must be able to produce and deliver dynamic, compelling, and understandable information on our newscasts and digital platforms.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Our anchors must be able to work in a multi-platform environment and will contribute daily to our digital platforms, including social media and wsaw.com
– Strong leadership, teamwork, and accuracy are a must
– Our anchors are involved in the community and involved in the newsroom
– The person we hire must have a positive attitude and be an ambassador for the station by making personal appearances at community events
– The ideal candidate will also be a coach to our younger reporters and producers
– You will be expected to turn special reports and special content for Sunrise 7, as well as live report & field anchor during breaking news and community events
– Bottom line: we're looking for a leader—someone who doesn't hesitate to make decisions and get the job done and someone who can work closely with the rest of the team to create engaging newscasts

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Excellent writing skills, news judgment, and ethics
– Degree in Journalism or Communications
– Driven to enterprise organic news content
– Understand digital/new media platforms and strategy
– Smooth and effective delivery of content for live broadcast
– Strong work ethic, organizational and leadership skills, and the ability to make deadline
– Integrity, accountability, teamwork
– Must be able to carry 35 pounds of gear
– Familiarity with ENPS, Grass Valley Edius, Sony XDCAM cameras and Arc Publishing 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)

WSAW-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.


REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Excellent writing skills, news judgment, and ethics
– Degree in Journalism or Communications
– Driven to enterprise organic news content
– Understand digital/new media platforms and strategy
– Smooth and effective delivery of content for live broadcast
– Strong work ethic, organizational and leadership skills, and the ability to make deadline
– Integrity, accountability, teamwork
– Must be able to carry 35 pounds of gear
– Familiarity with ENPS, Grass Valley Edius, Sony XDCAM cameras and Arc Publishing 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)

WSAW-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.


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#currentopenings