NEWS PRODUCER – WNDU

Job Description

Job Details
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 WNDU:

WNDU is the “This is Home” television station in Michiana! Our station has a positive team-oriented culture that we cherish. We are located on the beautiful campus of The University of Notre Dame. Our station is owned by Gray Television, one of the largest broadcasting groups in the nation with the most #1 news stations in the country. Gray believes in local, so it’s our priority to serve our community here in Michiana. Gray also believes in investing in our local stations, making sure that we have the finest people and the newest technology available. WNDU is in an ideal location, close to both Chicago and Indianapolis and just 30 minutes from beautiful Lake Michigan. The South Bend area is a thriving destination for first-class education, sports, arts and entertainment. Joining our team here at WNDU presents an excellent opportunity to grow and excel in your career!

Job Summary/Description:

WNDU is looking for a talented News Producer to join our award-winning team. This position works closely with the Executive Producer and News Director in addition to having direct communication with Technical Media Producers, Assignment Manager, Reporters, and other news staff. In this position, you will be responsible for the content and flow of newscasts and web content and the overall quality of our news product. You will lead the charge in the development of our newscasts to meet a high standard.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

• Great conversational writing skills
• Strong editorial and communication skills
• Work well under a deadline
• Adapt to breaking news and developing stories
• Coordinate the writing and editing of scripts with excellent use of video and graphics to enhance storytelling
• Communicate with anchors, field crews, reporters and control room staff
• Write content for the station website and social media

Qualifications/Requirements:

Education Requirements –
• College Degree in Journalism
Prior Work Experience –
• Producing experience while earning college degree or producing experience at a television station
Other Requirements –
A pre-employment and motor vehicle record check are required.

Interested applicants can go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your cover letter, resume, and references

WNDU-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

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, and 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 medical or religious accommodation.

Qualifications
Education
Required

Bachelors or better in Journalism or related field.

Required Skills

• Great conversational writing skills
• Strong editorial and communication skills
• Work well under a deadline
• Adapt to breaking news and developing stories
• Coordinate the writing and editing of scripts with excellent use of video and graphics to enhance storytelling
• Communicate with anchors, field crews, reporters and control room staff
• Write content for the station website and social media

Education Required

Bachelors or better in Journalism or related field.

Benefits

PTO
401K
Medical
Dental
Vision
Prescription

How to Apply

All interested applicants use this link: https://recruiting.ultipro.com/GRA1017GRYT/JobBoard/ae441110-89bd-444d-8ad2-b76c7b9db7a9/OpportunityDetail?opportunityId=f6c3e218-0945-4b7c-b476-85dcc78fb2dc#top

Station:
WNDU

Location:
South Bend

Employment Type:
Full-time

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