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Multimedia Journalist / Wagt

Gray Television

Augusta, GA 09-10-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WRDW-TV/WAGT-TV:

WRDW-TV/WAGT-TV is home to the CBS and NBC affiliates in the beautiful southern city of Augusta, GA. The station operates out of a state-of-the-art facility that launched in February 2021. The Augusta DMA (#108) has a competitive news environment, and the award-winning news team produces over 40 hours of news per week. Augusta is home to a thriving downtown, restaurants to satisfy the foodie in you, and offers plenty of outdoor recreation with its rivers, lakes, and trails. Home of the world famous Masters Golf Tournament, Augusta is also situated 3 hours from the mountains, 2 hours from the coast, giving day-trippers the best of both worlds. Our news team is a blend of seasoned journalists who have decided to make Augusta their permanent home and also those who are just starting their journalism careers. Whether you make Augusta your home for good or follow the path of many before you and jump from our newsroom to a top 20, or even top 10 market, our team is invested in you. If you are passionate about journalism, work hard, and take responsibility for your own growth, you will be embraced.

Job Summary/Description:

WRDW-TV/WAGT-TV is looking for the next Multimedia Journalist to join our award-winning news team. We are located in beautiful Augusta, Georgia, and a new state-of-the-art station. Augusta is known internationally as home of the Masters Golf Tournament, but aside from golf, this southern city boasts a booming Cyber Industry, thriving economy, and offers outdoor recreation on lakes, rivers, and trails.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to: research, reporting live, shooting clean and creative video, writing in conversational broadcast style, and editing...all with attention to detail and accuracy. Must have the desire and ability to daily cultivate sources in the community, enterprise lead stories, and dig beyond the surface. Must also collaborate well with others in the newsroom.

Qualifications/Requirements:

▶ Candidates should have experience as a reporter/MMJ with a broadcast news station or with a university/college newsroom with realistic daily expectations and deadlines. Successful applicant's background must include a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or related field. He/she must be a self-starter, with ability to operate television news equipment. Strong research, conversational writing, camera presence, and communication skills are a must. Must work well under pressure and be able to maintain attention to detail and accuracy under strict daily deadlines.

Interested applicants can, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', we encourage you to upload your resume and cover letter

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rjqjeb-3-236-55-22-42 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.