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NEWS PRODUCER (PRIMARY) - WILX

Company: Gray Television
Location: Lansing
Posted on: January 23, 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 WILX: WILX, the highly rated NBC affiliate, located in Lansing Michigan for more than 60 years is on a growth trajectory. WILX currently produces 33 hours of news per week and growing. A market leader in news, digital, and social media WILX News 10 is home to Emmy award winning reporters, and recipient of the Michigan Association of Broadcasters "Station of the Year" award. WILX is a breaking news and weather station, with a strong emphasis on original, local reporting. Our respected main anchors live here and have made WILX their career home. This includes the longest-running sportscaster in the state of Michigan. Our newsroom leadership is known for developing young journalists. Mid-Michigan (Lansing/Jackson area) is a big news market, home to the state capital and Michigan State University. It is a vibrant, diverse, stable area and a great place to live and work. Lansing is just an hour away from Grand Rapids, downtown Detroit, and a day-trip "up north" for some of the most beautiful places in the country. If you love lakes, boating, fishing, camping, beaches, downhill skiing, wine, craft brew, Broadway shows, Big 10 sports, minor-league baseball, NFL/NBA/NHL games Michigan has it all! Job Summary/Description: We are looking for a News Producer to work on the WILX newscasts. The ideal candidate will be expected to write and produce multi-media news, and features, and also keep abreast of breaking news stories. Should have a keen eye for graphics and related visuals. Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): --- Responsible for writing, story development, and showcasing news content.--- Aggressively pursuing news tips and reporting on breaking news.--- Collaborating with others in the newsroom on developing stories.--- Responsible for posting content to the station's digital platforms. Qualifications/Requirements: --- Candidates should be able to work quickly to meet deadlines in a very demanding news environment, must be able to multi-task, must be a self-starter and must be able to work a flexible schedule. --- Applicants must be proficient in grammar, punctuation and spelling, as well as having excellent writing and communication skills.--- Must communicate well with people, work quickly on deadlines and have experienced news judgement.--- Candidates with experience working in a newsroom or with digital and/or social media preferred. Interested applicants may go to , you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references WILX-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, 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, Lansing , NEWS PRODUCER (PRIMARY) - WILX, Other , Lansing, Michigan

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