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Greenville-Spartanburg,SC

Gray Television

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About Gray Media:

Gray Media 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 WHNS:

Fox Carolina is located in Greenville, South Carolina, consistently named one of the best small cities in the US. Our DMA (#36) includes Asheville, NC, and offers a competitive news environment. Fox Carolina is emerging as the news leader, producing 13 hours of news each weekday. Our team of award-winning professionals thrive in a fast-paced, yet fun, environment.

Greenville has an amazing downtown scene, revolving around the Reedy River, five-star restaurants and breweries, and miles and miles of walking trails. For outdoor enthusiasts, the Upstate and Western North Carolina offer lakes, mountains, and historical landmarks all within a short drive. Greenville continues to be named a top small city, a top foodie city, and one of the best places for young professionals in the country.

Job Summary/Description:  

Do you want to work for a station that values creativity, culture, and connectedness? WHNS Fox Carolina is that station. Each team member plays a vital role in our award-winning content. We are known for award-winning on-air news, sports, and weather coverage, our many community service projects, and our digital platforms.

Fox Carolina is looking for a visual photojournalist with a concentration in sports to join our team. The ideal candidate will be able to produce creative video and sound while working in a deadline-driven environment. You should have experience with non-linear equipment and have strong analytical, problem-solving, and communication skills. If you can make sports videos and interviews sing and tell a story, you should apply.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

– Gather, shoot, and edit pictures, video, and sound for all platforms
– Create stories with your power
– Able to get the most powerful pictures and the best content
– Maintain all station gear including but not limited to; cameras, cellphones, tablets, laptops, LiveU backpacks, and any other gear assigned
– Maintain station vehicle with regular auto detailing and maintenance checks
– Understand the editing process and all the technical aspects of Edius editing software
– Use creative graphic and production techniques to enhance visual and audio storytelling
– Work independently and use solid judgment on all stories, images, and sound used within a story
– Work under pressure in a rapidly changing news environment
– Make decisions quickly and accurately while coping with stress (not undue, but sports and news is not for the faint of heart!)
– Work cooperatively as a team member under tight deadlines
– Ability to work independently and with a team

Qualifications/Requirements:

– 4 years of experience as a television editor/photographer
– Flexible work hours required. Must be willing and able to work a variety of shifts including but not limited to: mornings, afternoons, evenings, late nights, holidays, weekends, and possible overtime hours
– Must meet physical requirements, including medium to heavy lifting and carrying camera equipment up to 50 pounds for extended periods
– Must be willing to work in all weather conditions
– Must have the ability to interact professionally, respectfully, and effectively with all internal employees and external organizations
– Must understand ethical issues concerning stories and use appropriate journalistic guidelines
– Must be 18 years or older
– Must be willing to travel locally and regionally, sometimes on short notice
– Must be able to provide a reel/portfolio of work examples
– Must have a valid U.S. driver's license and pass a motor vehicle record check
– Must have unrestricted work authorization in the United States

Desired Skills:
– UAS Drone Certification
– Experience with Edius non-linear editing systems

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)

WHNS-TV/Gray Media is a drug-free company

Additional Info:

Gray Media 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 Media 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 Media 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 Media encourages all new employees to vaccinate against the coronavirus before the first workday fully.


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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#currentopenings