News Broadcast Producer

Our ideal candidate is a leader; someone who has great news sense, intelligence and energy, plus a creative vision for what it takes to produce a solid newscast. The producer creates the newscast rundown, writes stories, builds graphics, coordinates with field crews, and communicates with all involved. This position provides editorial and production direction regarding content, coordination and newscast execution. Excellent written and oral communication skills are a must. Solid news judgment and ability to multi-task is essential. You should be calm under pressure. This position places heavy emphasis on web, mobile and social media. The ideal candidate would be social media and tech savvy. You must be a team player with a great attitude and be available to work various schedules.

General Responsibilities:

* Must possess excellent communication and organizational abilities, including working with newsroom management to ensure story accuracy and presentation.
* Responsible for creating a unique approach to all digital elements for the newscast, including: Facebook, Twitter, OTT, website, etc.
* Must be willing to work flexible hours, including evening, weekends, and holidays as needed
* Make regular beat checks
* Work nights, weekends, and holidays as needed
* Performs other incidental and related duties as assigned and attention to detail is required
* Become proficient adding breaking news and other stories to KFVS12.com and social media pages plus sending out breaking news alerts
*Strong verbal and written communication skills including excellent news writing and visual story-telling ability
*Ability to make ethical journalism decisions
* Familiarity with digital video cameras, non-linear editing, and social media platforms
* Ability to lift 35-40 lbs. of gear.

Qualifications:
* Ability to develop content through social media and independent sources.
* Ability to interpret information to establish facts and determine truth.
* Basic understanding of Windows-based electronics and the ability to learn ENPS as well as new systems as they are implemented.
* Experience with news photojournalism and non-linear editing
* Act as a team player while displaying an ability to handle a variety of tasks, and make sound decisions in a fast-paced, deadline driven, stressful environment.

Successful candidate must pass a drug screen and possess a clean driving record. As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees 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. EOE

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