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 86 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.
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Live, work and play in a very unique media market that so many vacationers call a top destination. WWSB is the ABC station serving Sarasota & Manatee Counties on the Suncoast of Southwest Florida. Beautiful, postcard worthy views are bountiful, and so are the opportunities to enjoy the Florida lifestyle. Yes, the beaches are minutes away. So are some of the top attractions in Tampa Bay, Orlando and South Florida. You’re a quick ride from some of the most popular theme parks and cruise ports. While visitors come and go, our station and our newsroom are committed to serving the thousands upon thousands of people who call the Suncoast, home. You’ll find a special emphasis on covering news with a hyperlocal focus, while embracing the best practices found in some of the region’s top markets.
WWSB/ABC7 the Suncoast ABC affiliate in Sarasota, Florida, is searching for a Digital News Producer. We’re looking for someone with experience in digital content creation that includes and is not limited to publishing web stories, pushing news alerts and posting on various social media platforms. The person selected for this role will have a solid command of the digital information needs of residents along the Suncoast. S/he will also be involved in our OTT Live News Desk and supporting ABC7 News on all of it’s multimedia platforms. Solid news judgment and ability to multi-task are essential. The right candidate will be willing to take on duties similar to that of an assignment editor, including fielding viewer calls and cold calling sources to confirm news tips and scanner traffic. Must be calm under pressure and have experience with breaking news. Familiarity with non-linear editing and digital video are essential. Applicants must be team players and available to work various schedules as assigned.
– Content creation for WWSB’s Digital platforms (Web, OTT, APP, Social Media)
– Manning the digital “hot seat” during assigned hours
– Ability to field viewer calls, and cold call sources to confirm tips & scanner traffic
– Writing engaging digital headlines & compelling posts on social media
– Assisting the Digital Content Manager on implementing Digital Initiatives
– Special Projects as assigned
– Clipping video for website/OTT
are essential. Willingness to learn is imperative.
Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings and attach resume.
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