News Producer – Weekend
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.
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WWSB is the ABC station serving Sarasota & Manatee Counties on the Suncoast of Southwest Florida.
We are looking for a journalist who can produce content on multiple platforms. The ideal producer has strong writing skills with a flair for urgent and active copy, time management skills to stay on the tight deadlines of a newsroom and people skills to manage the different areas of impact in a producer’s day. The producer should also have technical knowledge of how to put a newscast together, how to produce content for mysuncoast.com and how to promote that content on social media. Our producers should thrive on breaking news and weather coverage while remaining loyal to journalistic values.
– Write news stories under deadline
– Create newscast rundown
– Time newscast
– Coordinate execution of newscast from control room
– Produce content for mysuncoast.com
– Post content to social media
– Follow strategic plan for newsroom to achieve producing goals
– Use graphics to assist with storytelling in newscasts
– Work with a variety of technical and content co-workers to produce best newscast possible
– Generate sources and story ideas for newscast
– Contribute ideas for promotional/investigative/long form stories
College degree. 1 year of producing experience preferred. Must have basic knowledge of newsroom operations and strong writing and technical skills.
Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings
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