Full Time Job

Morning MMJ

Gray Television

Wausau, WI 09-01-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WSAW:

WSAW is Wausau's first TV station, debuting in 1954. It is a CBS affiliated station that serves northcentral Wisconsin. It is owned by Gray Television. Wausau is centrally located between Green Bay, Madison and the Twin Cities. Manufacturing, agriculture and health care are all major economic drivers in our communities. WZAW is Wausau's FOX affiliate and home of ''Packer Football'' airing more Packer regular season games than all of the stations combined. WZAW produces local newscasts M-F 4:00pm and 9:00pm.

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Job Summary/Description:

WSAW-TV in Wausau, WI is looking for a Multi-Media Journalist to join our award-winning morning team.

The ideal candidate will possess versatility, speed and accuracy when it comes to gathering facts, shooting video and writing. We're looking for someone who with the energy and drive that the morning show requires, and who can bring fresh ideas to our newsroom on a daily basis. This person should expect to be live in the field almost every day. Morning reporters are responsible for developing stories ahead of time, writing, reporting and editing stories of interest, for all platforms. Reporters will also be called upon to fill-in as Anchors, when needed.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Write, shoot, edit and present stories live for daily newscasts and the station website
- Post and regularly update stories and other material on the web
- Use social media sites, including Facebook, to report stories and interact with viewers
- Research, gather, and provide news and information in the most accurate, appealing, timely and creative way using all sources
- Develop and maintain sources of information and knowledge about assignments
- Participate in story selection process through meetings, and contribute story ideas daily
- Demonstrate sound news judgment, collaborate with others to present the story in the best way
- Present TV stories in alternative and creative ways that emphasize storytelling techniques
- Ability to travel for assignments, as needed

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Participate in story selection process through meetings, and contribute story ideas daily
- Demonstrate sound news judgment, collaborate with others to present the story in the best way
- Present TV stories in alternative and creative ways that emphasize storytelling techniques
- Ability to travel for assignments, as needed

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r0ne1j-3-215-177-171-42 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.