• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Myrtle Beach,SC

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. 

Job Summary/Description:

WMBF News in Myrtle Beach, SC has an immediate opening for a Reporter/Multimedia Journalist to join our award-winning newsroom. This person must have a passion to affect change and make a difference for our viewers. Our ideal candidate is an organized, independent, ethical journalist who can enterprise stories while thriving under deadline. Applicant should also have outstanding live reporting skills. We want a passionate candidate who is able to develop sources and able to think on their feet in breaking news situations.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

* Pitch, shoot, write, edit, and present compelling stories, that are impactful to members of the communities we serve
* Strong on-camera presence is a plus
* Write and post stories for all digital and social media platforms
* Develop sources and pitch unique enterprise stories daily
* Participate in daily editorial decisions and long-term strategic newscast initiatives
* Demonstrate strong editorial judgment while following journalistic ethics and libel laws
* Ability to maintain professional and ethical conduct at the station and in the community
* Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a collaborative manner with co-workers, supervisors, and viewers
* Flexibility to work varied shifts when necessary, including overnights and weekends
* Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

* A 4-year college degree in journalism, mass communication, or related field is required
* Ideal candidates will have at least one year of MMJ/producing experience
* Able to write in a clear, conversational manner
* Understanding of and adherence to AP Style
* Excellent on-camera presence for both live and pre-recorded shots
* Must be able to work quickly and multi-task under deadline pressure and breaking news
* Ability to work extended hours, weekends, holidays, and overnights for breaking news and specialized coverage including severe weather
* Experience with ENPS and non-linear editing software (EDIUS) is a plus
* MVR 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)

WMBF-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