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OVERNIGHT EDITOR (F/T) - WBTV

• Emerging Level

Summary

This is a full-time position primarily responsible for editing content for newscasts but will also be expected to assist with other news-related duties including ENG operations, videography and helicopter camera operation. This is a weekend overnight position ideal for a talented visual storyteller looking for a foot in the door.

Category Editor 
Location Charlotte, North Carolina 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 WBTV:

WBTV was the first television station to sign on in the Carolinas and is considered the "most trustworthy source of news and information" in the area according to research. WBTV First Alert Weather is the certified most accurate forecast for the market as measured by WeatheRate. Being "On Your Side" for viewers, clients and the community is the guiding principle of WBTV and helps drive its award-winning newscasts and quality local journalism. Visit www.wbtv.com to learn more.

Job Summary/Description:

This is a full-time position primarily responsible for editing content for newscasts but will also be expected to assist with other news-related duties including ENG operations, videography and helicopter camera operation. This is a weekend overnight position ideal for a talented visual storyteller looking for a foot in the door.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

- Edit video for broadcast, streaming and digital/ social platforms
- Set up and execute live shots per shift
- Gather video in the field for broadcast, streaming and digital/ social platforms
- Other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

- Non-linear editing experience required
- Experience with ENPS and BitCentral systems a plus
- Photojournalism experience preferred
- Must work well under pressure and meet daily deadlines
- Candidate should have good communication skills, experience and/or coursework in journalism
- Must be independent and self-sufficient and work well with a team
- News is a 24/7 industry requiring schedule flexibility- this is a weekend overnight position and schedule will include working holidays

◘ Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings search for 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 Evening
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