Full Time Job

Content Specialist / Assignment Editor

Gray Television

Charlotte, NC 02-22-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

About WBTV:

WBTV is located in the heart of the Queen City, just west of Uptown. As a community leader for over 70 years, WBTV prides itself on putting our viewers first. Being ''On Your Side'' is more than just a slogan, but a culture that permeates throughout the station, and is truly felt by citizens of the Charlotte DMA. The city of Charlotte is home to the NFL's Carolina Panthers, the Charlotte Hornets of the NBA, and has countless museums, and world-class restaurants to fill your off-days with fun, culture, and so much more! Visit fore more information.

Job Summary/Description:

WBTV is looking for an aggressive, experienced news content specialist. This person serves works in the newsroom on the assignment desk. The right candidate has solid news judgment and can juggle multiple tasks simultaneously. The news content specialist must be the calm in the chaos while evaluating resources, making good decisions, and communicating clearly and effectively under deadline.

Duties/Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
- Coordinate planning and execution of coverage plan across multiple platforms
- Managing logistics and resources
- Newsgathering (including developing story ideas, confirming information, breaking news coverage)
- Creating and publishing content to digital and social media platforms
- Monitoring scanners and social media
- Communicating with broadcast and digital producers, field crews

- Outstanding communication skills
- Excellent time management
- News judgment
- Working understanding of social media platforms
- Basic newsgathering
- Basic knowledge of video and still photography and editing a plus
- Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field is preferred, equivalent experience considered

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

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d9jkoz-44-200-171-156-42 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.