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Hartford,CT

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 WFSB:

WFSB Channel 3 Eyewitness News is everywhere. We're Connecticut's #1 source for the latest weather including Connecticut's only LIVE Doppler radar, breaking news, traffic, and all the info you need to make it through your day.  Would you like to work in beautiful Southern New England? WFSB in Connecticut provides the community with the dominant #1 rated local award-winning local news, dedicated community service, and effective marketing solutions for area businesses.  WFSB in Connecticut provides the community with the dominant #1 rated local award-winning local news, dedicated community service, and effective marketing solutions for area businesses. 

Job Summary/Description:

Connecticut's #1 TV station is looking for a News Producer with a vision, a passion, and a plan.  You'll spend your day crafting a newscast and collaborating with a newsroom team that's more like a family — to make the on-air magic happen.  Each day is a chance to flex your creativity muscles, show off your writing, and create a show from scratch. You'll thrive under pressure and jump into action when there's breaking news – yet stay calm, cool, and collected steering the ship in the control room.  If you're a big thinker, with innovative ideas and live for an adrenaline rush this opportunity is for you!

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

– Produce daily newscast
– Conceptualize newscast rundown
– Collaborate with EP, field crews, and assignment desk to determine content of the newscast
– Write scripts
– Research stories
– Pitch story ideas
– Participate in editorial meetings
– Preview material before air
– Work with reporters and directors on innovative production elements
– Create compelling graphics
– Incorporate and coordinate breaking news
– Work to constantly improve and evolve look and execution of newscasts
– Execute show from control room
– Meet all show timing requirements

Qualifications/Requirements:

Education:   Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications, or a related field, or equivalent training and/or experience.

Experience:   One to two years of producing or production support experience for a television, cable, or college station.

Specific Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

– Experience using ENPS, internet production tools, and Edius a plus.
– Ability to work a flexible work schedule and work as a member of a team.
– Must possess an advanced understanding of newscast presentation.
– Must possess excellent writing and graphics skills with the ability to provide an interesting and substantive product.
– Must be results-oriented.
– Ability to focus on coordination of daily and long-range segments from first contact to on-air products. Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
– Ability to work in a creative, fast-paced environment.
– Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure.
– Must be able to manage multiple projects and assignments simultaneously.
– Previous experience with script writing and editorial experience preferred.
– 10 % Travel Required (Approximate)

Interested applicants may 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)

WFSB-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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