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.
At WNEM, it is our job and inherent desire to be the best local television station in the Mid- Michigan market and the #1 digital platform across the state , region and the country. We are committed to the highest standards of excellence in our local news, entertainment, information and public service programming.
We have the top rated news station plus broadcast website. We are a Midsize market with opportunity to grow. We are a self-starting team driven for success with unique selling opportunities for a creative seller. Essential to that effort is a foundation of honesty and integrity — qualities which help us earn and build trust with our viewers, co-workers and business partners.
WNEM, a Gray Television TV station, is recruiting for a Reporter/MMJ. The WNEM Reporter/MMJ researches, writes, reports, shoots video and edits news material for television newscasts and all WNEM news platforms and initiatives. This includes writing and posting daily on all digital platforms and social media. The successful individual will furnish a wide variety of news content either working alone or in tandem with other field personnel. The Reporter/MMJ contributes live shots utilizing technology for feeding stories to Content Center. The individual will be called upon to represent WNEM in public in a professional and courteous manner.
WNEM is looking for a reporter that writes, reports, presents live from studio and in the field, shoots edits video news stories from concept to finish; contributes copy stories to newscasts and digital platforms. Performs live reports on daily basis. Generates story ideas, cultivates news sources and remains knowledgeable regarding places, events and people in the news, local and national. Contributes to our minute-by-minute digital news efforts on all platforms with web content, social media posts and live digital reports.
Builds community contacts, Shares information relating to upcoming events, meetings or story developments. Presents stories via on-air, live from the set, live remotes or live indoor locations. Serves as community ambassador for the news department. Responds to concerns of viewers. Makes personal appearances on behalf of the station.
Please note – the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above
?? Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications or related field, or equivalent training and/or experience. At least one year experience in broadcast journalism. Experience reporting (MMJ) news at a commercial television station preferred.
(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)
WNEM-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company
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 be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to or by the first workday.
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.