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NEWS PRODUCER - WFIE
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NEWS PRODUCER - WFIE

• Intermediate Level
Skills: N/A

Summary

About Station 14 News, the Tri-State's News and Weather Leader and NBC affiliate, is the dominant #1 news team on all platforms in Evansville, Indiana (DMA 105). We go where the news is covering stories in southwestern Indiana, southeastern Illinois and western Kentucky on air, online and OTT Responsibilities include, but not limited to: -Be able to write clearly and accurately; great grammar - Able to work well under sometimes intense pressure and tight deadlines - Strong initiative and attention to detail - Work with news team to decide on what stories to produce and report. - Work closely with news anchors to produce and execute clear information and/or news stories to the viewer. - Assist other producers as well as fill in on all news broadcasts. - Ability to quickly recognize and organize stories for the upcoming new broadcast. - There will be other duties as assigned from time to time.

Category Producers 
Location Evansville, Indiana Area
Time Period time Full
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 Station

14 News, the Tri-State's News and Weather Leader and NBC affiliate, is the dominant #1 news team on all platforms in 
Evansville, Indiana (DMA 105). We go where the news is covering stories in southwestern Indiana, southeastern Illinois and western Kentucky on air, online and OTT

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

-Be able to write clearly and accurately; great grammar
- Able to work well under sometimes intense pressure and tight deadlines
- Strong initiative and attention to detail
- Work with news team to decide on what stories to produce and report.
- Work closely with news anchors to produce and execute clear information and/or news stories to the viewer.
- Assist other producers as well as fill in on all news broadcasts.
- Ability to quickly recognize and organize stories for the upcoming new broadcast. 
- There will be other duties as assigned from time to time.

Qualifications:

Candidate must be a motivated team player with a great attitude. Successful candidate must be a strong writer, have a deep understanding of a story’s context and have a strong news judgment. Successful candidate will thrive in bringing order to the chaos of breaking news reporting, producing the market’s best overall coverage on a consistent basis.You must be very comfortable with change, able to alter your newscast before and during broadcast, and do it accurately. Producers are communicators at heart and must be comfortable over-communicating plans and changes with managers, anchors, reporters, and production team to ensure your vision is executed on the air. Producer will have strong working relationship with the director. This is a job for an artist, who understands the science of research, ratings, and daily logistical calculations. Will have an eye for creative and engaging graphics. What you bring to the job should be a higher sense of what makes for “Great TV.”Must have the excellent writing skills and have the ability to visualize the newscast. Active, engaged movement and changes keep your audience focused.

Ideal candidate will have inciteful social media skills. Candidate must be calm in the heat of the moment and able to steer your team in the right direction. Candidate must have and maintain a valid driver’s license and proof of insurance. Candidate must be able to both sit for long periods of time when required and stand for long periods of time when required. College degree in journalism or related field required. Must hold a valid driver’s license. Drug screening required for employment.

▶Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings 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 Unknown
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