news producer

Job category: News

Application number: NEWSP003102

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Posting details

  • Posted: November 23, 2021
  • Fulltime
  • South elbow, IN 46637

Position details

The description

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 101 television markets. Upon closing of the pending transaction, Gray will own television stations serving 113 television markets that collectively reach 36% of U.S. television households.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and finding new ways to stay on top of our markets, we are focused on training and developing the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WNDU:

WNDU-TV is a great place for new and experienced television professionals to make their next career move. Located on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, WNDU is a premier multimedia company that has invested heavily in the latest information gathering and production technologies to better serve our community. As the market leader and NBC and Antenna TV affiliate of South Bend Indiana, WNDU serves more than 313,000 homes in the 96th Television DMA. It’s a great location close to Chicago and Indianapolis and just 30 minutes from Lake Michigan. Home to the University of Notre Dame, Indiana University South Bend, and Saint Mary’s College, the South Bend area is a thriving destination for premier education, sports, arts, and entertainment.

Job Summary/Description:

WNDU is looking for a talented News Producer to join our award-winning team. This position works closely with the Executive Producer and News Director in addition to having direct communication with the Technical Media Producers, Assignment Manager, Reporters and other news staff. In this role, you will be responsible for the content and flow of newsletters and web content, as well as the overall quality of our information product. You will lead the charge in developing our newsletters to meet a high standard.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

• Excellent conversational writing skills • Strong editorial and communication skills • Work well to deadlines • Adapt to breaking news and story development • Coordinate script writing and editing with excellent use of video and graphics to enhance storytelling • Communicate with anchors, field crews, reporters and control room staff • Write content for station website and social media

Qualifications/Requirements:

Educational Requirements – College Diploma in Journalism

Previous work experience – Producing experience while earning a college degree or producing experience at a TV station

Other Requirements – Pre-employment drug screening and motor vehicle record check are required.

If you feel qualified and want to work with a good group of people, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopeningyou can enter the job title, station call letters, or click “apply now”

Additional information:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics . In addition to the requirements of federal law, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in all locations where the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave, compensation and training . Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, information genetics, disability or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray employees to perform their duties may result in disciplinary action up to and including dismissal.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, to be fully vaccinated against coronavirus prior to the first day of work to the extent permitted by applicable law, unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation. .

Qualifications

Education

Obligatory

Bachelor’s degree or better in journalism or related field.

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