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Company: Gray Television
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

About Gray Television:

Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

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 WECT:

WECT has been informing and entertaining viewers in southeastern North Carolina for 68 years. We're in the rapidly growing Wilmington market, serving New Hanover, Brunswick, Columbus, Pender, and Bladen Counties that make up the beautiful coastal Cape Fear Region. WECT is the dominant broadcast station in the market with the most accessible local news on-air, online, mobile, and streaming platforms.

Job Summary/Description:

WECT News in Wilmington, NC has an immediate opening for a producer/videographer. Primary duties include (but are not limited to) writing and producing for TV newscasts, and gathering, shooting, and editing news video and information for presentation on TV and Digital platforms. The successful candidate will be an excellent writer with solid videography and non-linear editing skills. The applicant should have strong initiative, work well independently and with others, and have the ability to work quickly with attention to detail and accuracy.

Duties/Responsibilities would include (but not be limited to) the following:

--- Fill-in produce as needed
--- Shoot and edit video, as well as gather and write news information, for TV and digital platforms
--- Computer knowledge including newsroom software (ENPS), Microsoft applications and Internet use
--- Pitch stories and conduct interviews
--- Help with special projects, talent shoots, and live shots as needed
--- Demonstrate strong editorial judgment while following journalistic ethics and libel laws
--- Ability to maintain professional and ethical conduct at the station and in the community
--- Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a collaborative manner with co-workers, supervisors, and viewers
--- Be able to work well under strict deadline pressure
--- Flexibility to work varied shifts when necessary, including overnights and weekends
--- Perform other duties as assigned


--- A background in journalism and communications with strong writing skills preferred

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references

WECT-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

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, and 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.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Keywords: Gray Television, Wilmington , NEWS PRODUCER/VIDEOGRAPHER - WECT, Other , Wilmington, North Carolina

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