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NEWS PRODUCER (PRIMARY) - WOWT

Company: Gray Television
Location: Omaha
Posted on: September 24, 2022

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 WOWT:

WOWT is a modern facility equipped with state of the art technology, and with our leading broadcast news we provide award winning local news coverage, dedicated community service, and effective marketing solutions for area businesses. Omaha is one of the most progressive cities in the Midwest with a strong market supported by several national industries. The Omaha area boasts an array of top attractions that can't be matched, from the World Famous Henry Doorly Zoo, to the NCAA Men's College World Series. Omaha is popular for our downtown which is home to a revitalized riverfront and the Historic Old Market.

Job Summary/Description:

Gray Television seeks a talented and energetic News Producer to join our award-winning teams. The producer will select, write and assemble a blend of stories in a compelling, urgent and interesting newscast for on-air and on-line. He/she will have a demonstrated ability to work individually or as part of a team to produce compelling packages on deadline and the time management skills to produce news stories for WOWT.

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

--- Selecting, writing and assembling news for broadcast and digital platforms
--- Monitoring additional feeds for supplemental material
--- Working closely with the news management in the design and delivery of the content and style of individual newscast
--- May include overnight and/or weekend hours

Qualifications/Requirements:

--- A bachelor's degree in communication, journalism or related field
--- Prior experience as a "line" producer in a television news operation preferred.
--- Great communication and people skills
--- Competitive, energetic and self-starter
--- Strong writing and organizational skills
--- Enjoy a fast paced environment with a desire to win
--- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people 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

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.

Keywords: Gray Television, Omaha , NEWS PRODUCER (PRIMARY) - WOWT, Other , Omaha, Nebraska

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