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.
KBTX Media operates the CBS and CW affiliates in Bryan-College Station, Texas, serving an 18-county area known as the Brazos Valley. For more than 60 years, we’ve been the dominant choice for local news and entertainment. Our team produces six newscasts each weekday and three each weekend, totaling nearly 25 hours each week. KBTX is routinely recognized among the best in the state by organizations including the Associated Press, RTDNA and the Lone Star EMMY Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. The station is the back-to-back winner of the Texas Association of Broadcasters’ Bonner McLane Public Service award and a regular regional Murrow Award winner. KBTX is also a recent Texas AP Broadcasters/Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas Station of the Year and Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Station of the Year.
The station has launched the careers of many well-known journalists, meteorologists and network executives, and takes pride in helping talent grow quickly into the nation’s largest television markets. The work family of KBTX is made up of a group of dedicated, professional, and passionate individuals who are the backbone of our daily mission. Bryan-College Station, Texas is a community of more than 250,000 people and the largest single metro in the Waco-Temple-Bryan DMA. The twin cities have a unique small-town feeling but offer big-city amenities, including a vibrant arts community, a city-wide, all-terrain trail system, and world-class dining and nightlife. Bryan and College Station are routinely recognized as a leader in quality of life and as one of the fastest-growing communities in the country.
College Station is home to Texas A&M University, the nation’s largest university. Aggie home football games attract more than 100,000 in the stands, with tens of thousands more camped outside celebrating at tailgates during football weekends. Learn more about KBTX at http://www.kbtx.com.
KBTX is looking for an innovative newscast producer to join our award-winning team. We’re looking for produces who live for urgent, impactful coverage of what’s new, now and next, and excel in breaking news and weather situations.
As the Brazos Valley’s dominant #1 news station, you’ll have the largest and latest resources to create a show that resonates with viewers. You’re joining a team of exceptional journalists that are committed to our community and work to make it better, both on and off camera.
As a newscast, producer, you will oversee a team of journalists from varied backgrounds on a tight deadline, so strong planning and communication skills are a must.
You must approach each assignment with a passion for great, human stories, enjoy and remain active on social media, and constantly be competing for the day’s top story. If you have a passion for journalism and a talent for storytelling, this is the job for you. Great writing and a willingness to learn will earn you this position.
Essential duties/responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
• Researching, writing, and editing daily content for television and web platforms
• Producing a quality, accurate show that resonates with key demographics
• Identifying the day’s most important stories and sourcing materials relevant to your audience
• Working with management and staff to generate stories and content
• Meeting daily deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Planning and timing shows to meet rating goals
• Candidates should also exhibit a good work ethic, strong people skills, the ability to be a team player, and must maintain a professional attitude at all times. This position requires availability to work weekends and may require holiday work.
• At least two years of experience in a TV newsroom, as well as a college degree in broadcast journalism or a related field is preferred. Experience with ENPS, Grass Valley EDIUS, or BitCentral Oasis is a big plus.
Qualified, 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 that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)
KBTX-TV/Gray Television Group, 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, 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 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.