• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Charlottesville,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 developing the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WVIR:

WVIR-TV/GVIR-TV 29News Weather Plus is the dominant television station in the desirable Charlottesville market. 29News is consistently the top-rated station in all news day parts. The station is located on the historic Downtown Mall in the heart of Charlottesville's vibrant cultural district.

Job Summary/Description:

WVIR-TV in beautiful Charlottesville, Virginia is looking for a multi-skilled producer for our dominant number one weekday morning newscasts. This opportunity will have you producing the sunrise shows, fronting stories during those newscasts, and stepping in as a fill-in anchor on the highest-rated newscasts in the market. 29News is the most award-winning TV news operation in the state and plays much bigger than our market size. We’re looking to hire smart, hard-working, team players.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Create and showcase on-air content utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational, and communication skills
• Work closely with news managers, anchors, and weather departments in determining content needs and how to most effectively deliver on those needs
• Writing clearly for multiple platforms on tight deadlines demonstrating creativity and strong editorial judgment while following journalistic ethics and libel laws
• Create significant, original, locally-focused stories for WVIR's digital platforms

Qualifications/Requirements:

• The successful applicant's background must include, at minimum, a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or a related field
• Must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as website publishing

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)

WVIR-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 fully vaccinate against the coronavirus 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