Full Time Job

Broacast News Producer

Gray Television

Moselle, MS 02-14-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WDAM:

WDAM is the #1 station in the Hattiesburg-Laurel DMA. We are dominant on broadcast and digital and produce news on WDAM NBC and WDAM ABC. Hattiesburg-Laurel is market 167 and we reach viewers in eight counties (Covington, Forrest, Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry and Wayne). WDAM is less than two hours driving distance to New Orleans, Mobile and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a great station and company.

Job Summary/Description:

WDAM is looking for a strong writer with good news judgment who can create compelling newscasts. The successful candidate is a strong communicator who will write scripts and edit videos to match them. Time management skills and attention to detail are a must. The successful candidate will look for opportunities for professional growth and development.

Duties/Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
- Line produce one hour of live newscasts five days a week
- Select story content and write scripts for broadcast and digital platforms
- Edit video and sound
- Communicate with anchors, assignment desk, field crews, editors, and managers to ensure execution of a high-quality newscast
- Produce live breaking news
- Fill in on other shifts as needed

- Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred, equivalent experience considered
- Excellent writing skills
- Must exhibit an understanding of broadcast, digital, social, and streaming platforms in a local

Qualified, 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

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-g616k9-3-239-117-1-42 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.