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Clarksburg-Weston,WV

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 WDTV:

WDTV (CBS), WVFX (FOX), EVFX (CW), AND EDTV (MeTV) combine to provide local news and weather to all of North Central West Virginia. CBS and FOX combine to carry a predominant number of games for the local favorite Pittsburgh Steelers and FOX's Big 12 affiliation brings us our treasured WVU football games. We are the largest TV source for local news and entertainment in our area. Celebrating decades of service as a local news leader, WDTV features a recently upgraded news studio and a news team dedicated to local news. We pride ourselves on breaking news and weather alerts and digging deep into the issues affecting our communities. We're dedicated to informing the public, utilizing television, social media, and the area's only live-streaming newscast.

Job Summary/Description:

WDTV is seeking a Reporter/MMJ who is passionate about the art of storytelling through crafted scripts, compelling interviews, creative video, meaningful natural sound, and skilled editing. We want someone assertive and works to uncover news, not merely cover it. The candidate should have strong reporting and shooting skills, leadership qualities, solid news judgment, and the ability to multitask.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

– Write effectively for television social media and digital platforms
– Fill in anchor/produce newscasts as necessary
– Possess great live reporting skills both in studio and in the field
– Interview news subjects, research topics, and guests for facts and credibility

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Ability to communicate effectively with newsroom managers, producers, and co-workers
– Must be an excellent writer
– Knowledge of journalism ethics and legal issues
– Ability to meet news deadlines
– Strong organizational skills, possessing the ability to multi-task and work under pressure
– Maintain a professional appearance
– Must possess a valid Driver's License with a good driving record

Interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, and station call letters, or click on "apply now", and 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)

WDTV-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, and 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.


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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