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NEWS PRODUCER - WTVG
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NEWS PRODUCER - WTVG

• Emerging Level

Summary

If you are an up and coming newsroom leader looking for a challenging opportunity, then this is the place for you to create, lead and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills. We are looking for the best of the best!

Category Producers 
Location Toledo, Ohio 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 WTVG:

WTVG is located in Northwestern Ohio. We are a region of proud automotive workers home to Chrysler and GM plants. There is a growing medical community that includes ProMedica Hospital and the University of Toledo Medical Center. We are extremely passionate about our local universities, their educational programs and sports teams: The Ohio State University Buckeyes, the University of Michigan Wolverines, the University of Toledo Rockets and the Bowling Green State University Falcons.

We enjoy all four seasons and the activities that come with each. Nature is always but only a short distance away, with many surrounding parks and Lake Erie for recreation. The roller coaster capital of the world, Cedar Point, is just a short drive from the television station. We have two minor league sports teams. The Toledo Mud Hens have a rich baseball history and loyal following. Not to be outdone are the fans of our hockey team, the Toledo Walleye. We have a national recognized zoo and art museum. We also love our food. There are many outstanding restaurants and local festivals throughout the year.

Since 1948, generations of families have grown up counting on WTVG to be a window to their world on-air and now digitally. Our people, on-air and behind the scenes, are trusted friends and neighbors in the community. There is a culture within our walls that recognizes the responsibility to continue what began over seventy years ago. Our staff cares about each other and knows that we are stronger as one team than as individuals.

Job Summary/Description:

If you are an up and coming newsroom leader looking for a challenging opportunity, then this is the place for you to create, lead and organize content for multiple platforms utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills. We are looking for the best of the best!

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

• Develop and organize “Nowcasts” with urgent writing and showcasing that includes informative graphics, must see video and cool studio shots.
• Work closely with news managers and assignment editors to determine content needs.
• Responsible for oversight of live broadcasts and up to the minute editorial decisions.
• Must have strong a take charge attitude in both the newsroom and the control room.
• Experience with ENPS news software, Edius editing and automated technology helpful.
• Strategize with digital team member to inspire success in growing the organization’s social and digital footprint.
• Must have good work ethic, strong people skills, ability to be a team player and maintain a professional attitude.
• Highly-motivated and a self-starter

Qualifications:

• Media-related bachelor's degree or equivalent job experience in journalism.
• 1-2 years producing experience preferred but willing to train the right candidate.
• Mandatory passage of drug screening and motor vehicle records check
• Always present a professional image as a representative of WTVG

◘  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 Day
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