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Producer

logo Location:  Memphis TN
Control #:  110797T
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 WMC: WMC, Action News 5 in Memphis is the NBC affiliate and legacy news station in the highly competitive Memphis, Tennessee Market. Action News 5 is driven by community. We find solutions to problems that impact the people across four states. Through in-depth journalism and local partnerships, we strive to inform, inspire, empower, and support Memphis and the Mid-South.

Our team at WMC, Action News 5 is always pushing the technology envelope. Broadcast and digital media innovation are in our DNA. Our team produces 46.5 hours of local programming on broadcast and more than 100 hours on OTT including nearly 60 NCAA Division I men’s and women’s sporting events for ESPN Plus.

Job Summary/Description:WMC, Action News 5 in Memphis, TN seeks a motivated, innovative, and aggressive newscast producer. The qualified candidate will hunt for fresh and interesting content that holds the attention of our audience. The producer must be a creative writer and meticulous fact-checker. We look for producers who are naturally curious, enjoy working in a team environment, thrive on seeking the truth, and want to support a local community.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

  • Responsible for the content and overall production of the local newscasts
  • Oversee all details of the broadcast while working closely with all members of the news team
  • Stack the rundown and manage the on-air broadcast from the control room
  • Contribute story ideas for the newscast and work closely with reporters to execute those ideas
  • Produce news content for all station distribution platforms – broadcast, digital, mobile

    Qualifications/Requirements:

  • BS/BA in Journalism/Communications or equivalent background
  • Previous experience as an Associate Producer, Writer, or Line Producer a plus
  • Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts
  • Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN

    If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://recruiting.ultipro.com/GRA1017GRYT/JobBoard/ae441110-89bd-444d-8ad2-b76c7b9db7a9/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=e11f4b02-19db-4b42-a02d-5d09d0c5ea3a

    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.

    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.

    Qualifications/Behaviors Preferred:

  • Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

    Education Required:

  • Bachelors or better in Journalism or related field.

    Posted 6/6/22.

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