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PRODUCER/DIGITAL NEWS (P/T) - KPLC
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PRODUCER/DIGITAL NEWS (P/T) - KPLC

• Emerging Level

Summary

Responsibilities include, but not limited to: -Writing stories -Edit and post video to station website, mobile apps, and social media platforms -Edit video, images, and interviews to match scripts for use in newscasts and on digital sites -Shoot video with phone or camera as needed

Category Digital Media  Producers 
Location Louisiana
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 KPLC:

KPLC is located in beautiful Lake Charles, Louisiana. Situated along Lake Charles and the Calcasieu River, Lake Charles is known for it's industry, booming economy and culture. Lake Charles is the fifth-largest city in Louisiana. KPLC began broadcasting in the summer of 1954 and is consistently on of the nation's most innovative and most
watched television stations, ranking among the top 5 Nielsen rated stations nationally throughout the year.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

-Writing stories
-Edit and post video to station website, mobile apps, and social media platforms 
-Edit video, images, and interviews to match scripts for use in newscasts and on digital sites
-Shoot video with phone or camera as needed
-Respond to breaking news and urgent newsroom situation
-Upload raw video and still photos to the website
-Communicate with editorial staff to post information factually, fairly, and quickly to digital platforms
-Write copy for the web and newscasts
-Explore ways to increase visual content on the website and digital platforms
-Collaborate on story ideas with news team daily
-Answer phones, follow up on tips, and make beat calls

Qualifications:

-Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or related field
-Must be able to work evenings, weekends, and holidays as needed
-Have excellent communication skills, and computer literate
-Must be able to work well under pressure with limited supervision and daily deadlines. 
-MVR and drug screening required.

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.

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

Job Type Part Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening, Overnight
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