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Company: Gray Television
Location: Quincy
Posted on: March 18, 2023

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 WGEM: Known for journalistic excellence, WGEM News has won National Edward R. Murrow Awards, multiple Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, Regional Emmy-- Awards, and is the recipient of dozens of state broadcasters' association awards in Illinois, Iowa and Missouri each year. WGEM is a passionate family of marketers driven only by our clients' success!-- At WGEM, we love to consult, create and collaborate in our own special way. A free flow of ideas, optimism, solutions and hard work make us who we are. WGEM-TV is a dominant NBC affiliate, serving west central Illinois, northeast Missouri, and southeast Iowa. As the Tri-States' #1 source for news, information, and entertainment programming, we strive to inform and inspire. WGEM has an unwavering commitment to providing great journalism across multiple platforms. In addition to NBC, WGEM also broadcasts FOX, CW, ME-TV, and a local sports radio station. Job Summary/Responsibilities: The dominant #1 NBC affiliate in Quincy, Illinois, has an immediate opening for a News Producer to produce our #1 newscasts and provide content to our digital platforms. Duties/Responsibilities include but are not limited to: - Your focus will be on producing real-time content for TV, Radio, Social Media and digital platforms.- You'll be coached and challenged every day to achieve your full potential, while working in a brand-new digital newsroom. Qualifications/Requirements: - Four year college degree preferred with significant news gathering, writing and producing experience.- Strong writing skills are critical.- Clear understanding of the principles of broadcast journalism.- Ability to demonstrate personal characteristics such as professionalism, persuasiveness and aggressiveness which are necessary for effective news writing.- Prior experience using news computer software programs is preferred. Interested applicants can, go to--, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on--"apply now",--upload your cover letter, resume, 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, 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 a medical or religious accommodation.

Keywords: Gray Television, Springfield , NEWS PRODUCER (PRIMARY) - WGEM, Other , Quincy, Illinois

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