Job Details

job-img

NEWS PRODUCER (PRIMARY) - WXIX

• Intermediate Level
Skills: Writers Producers

Summary

Produce, plan and manage news broadcast from start to finish. Producer must be able to produce solid, accurate, informative news stories in a fast-paced and ever changing environment.

Category Producers 
Location Cincinnati Area
Time Period 7 Months
Start Date N/A

Job Description

 About Gray Television:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

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 WXIX:  

WXIX-TV, FOX19 NOW, is the FOX affiliate serving Cincinnati and the Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana tri-state area, the nation’s 37th DMA. FOX19 NOW, the station that’s “Always Local, Always Now,” produces over 61 hours of News per week. FOX19 NOW is the leader in Morning News with local coverage from 4:30 a.m. until 11 a.m. each weekday The station airs early evening news 4 to 7 p.m. weekdays and the market’s #1 (A25-54) late, local News starting at 10:00 to 11:30 p.m. FOX19 NOW’s community involvement includes The St. Jude Dream Home, The Alzheimer’s Association, The Pink Ribbon Girls and Special Olympics of Northern Kentucky, among others. We’re proud to serve the community on multiple platforms, and broadcast some of the most popular programming in the Tri-State, including NFL on FOX, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy! and the FOX prime time schedule.

Job Summary/Description:

Produce, plan and manage news broadcast from start to finish. Producer must be able to produce solid, accurate, informative news stories in a fast-paced and ever changing environment.

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • We are looking for a talented and creative news producer who knows how to win in a very competitive news market.
  • The successful candidate must be a strong writer with excellent time management skills and attention to detail.
  • You must be able to work well in high pressure situations and thrive on breaking news coverage.
  • This is not a show-stacking job, you must have a flare for showcasing.
  • The successful candidate must be creative and have the ability to present today’s news in a unique and interesting manner which lives our NOW brand.
  • You must be skilled in the use of social media and how it translates to driving viewers to the television screen.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 3 years of experience of producing daily newscasts for a major network affiliate in a medium to large market.
  • This is not an entry level job. 
Requirements:
  • Candidate must successfully complete pre-employment drug screen.
  • 2 years producing experience
  • Strong writer
  • Excellent time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Skilled in social media
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

The producer position is not an entry level position. Applicable college degree is required. However, experience may be substituted at the employer’s discretion. Two years producing experience preferred but experience as a news reporter, assignment editor or other applicable journalism experience may be accepted.

◘ Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings by searching the station call letters and attach your resume

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.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
Attached Files
N/A