• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Knoxville,TN

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 WVLT:

WVLT is located in beautiful Knoxville, Tennessee. We're at the door step of the Smoky Mountains and on the banks of the Tennessee River, Knoxville is the 61st largest television market in the country. In addition to being home to the University of Tennessee’s flagship campus, Knoxville sports a walkable downtown, sophisticated mix of culture and cuisine, a diverse and robust employment sector, advanced medical care, and amenities found in big cities yet maintains a small town feel.

Job Summary/Description:

WVLT is looking for a creative and passionate producer who is ready to deliver urgent, important, and unique content to a multiplatform audience. The ideal candidate must be able to work under pressure and meet daily deadlines in a high-energy environment. We are looking for a producer who is a conversational writer with a good eye for graphics and other visuals to tell the stories that matter to East Tennessee.

Duties/Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

– Produce live newscast(s) daily
– Select content and write scripts
– Communicate with anchors, reporters, assignment desk, field crews, editors, and others to ensure the execution of a high-quality newscast
– Produce live breaking news and special event coverage
– Write stories for all digital platforms
– Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred, equivalent experience considered
– Clear, concise, conversational writing skills
– Excellent communication skills
– Solid news judgment
– Strong journalistic ethics
– Make quick, accurate decisions and work well under pressure
– Team player attitude
– Desire to win

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)

WVLT-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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