Full Time Job

Assistant News Specialist

Gray Television

New Orleans, LA 09-18-2021
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

About WVUE:

WVUE FOX 8 in New Orleans is the #1 rated News station in the competitive New Orleans Market. FOX 8 is committed to providing in-depth investigative stories that affect change, hold the powerful accountable, and shine a light on public corruption. FOX 8 recognizes the responsibility of keeping the viewing public safe and informed about the world around them delivering all the news, information and entertainment viewers want and need to know. With this mission in mind, FOX 8 is committed to serving as the Weather Authority for Southeast Louisiana and Southwest Mississippi and continues to lead in the field of investigative journalism. FOX 8 is committed to innovation and continued evolution in the use of existing technology producing roughly 60 hours of news and locally originated programming per week. With a station based in Mid-City New Orleans, WVUE employees work, live and play in one of the nation's most vibrant and unique cities.

Job Summary/Description:

WVUE, a FOX affiliate in New Orleans is looking for a part-time Assistant News Specialist. This is an entry level position with an opportunity for further advancement.

Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
- Candidate will write for all FOX 8 platforms, including broadcast and digital.
- Perform traditional production assistant duties, such as operating teleprompter and graphics for live newscasts.
- Candidate will also help answer phones in the newsroom as well as another other necessary assignement desk duties
-Must work well under pressure and in a deadline driven environment

- 1 year experience with television broadcasting and/or College Degree in broadcast-related field preferred.
- Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts
- Must be willing to work in New Orleans

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-ro3084-3-214-224-207-42 in your application.

Company Profile
Gray Television

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.