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News Producer - Local News Live

Gray Television

Washington, DC 7 days ago
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
About Local News LIVE (LNL):

Local News LIVE is Gray TV's 24/7 live streaming news network. It provides live coverage from Gray's 113 markets, allowing viewers to watch stories from across the country on one platform. Watch national coverage of the day's top stories and get a local perspective from journalists who live in the communities they cover.

Job Summary/Description:

Local News LIVE is looking for producers to program content for our 24/7 live streaming news network. This position requires newsroom and live control room experience as well as the ability to navigate news sources in real-time. The ideal candidate has a passion for producing breaking news and live events. These positions, based in Washington, DC, will facilitate and program live news content seven days a week.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
- Work with newsroom leadership and anchors to create strong and well-paced newscasts
- Responsible for the content and overall production of the newscast
- Respond quickly and aggressively to breaking news and getting information on the air
- Use editorial judgment to help determine network content
- Write TV copy
- Coordinate with stations to gather and distribute content
- Use creative production techniques such as graphics and new forms of media (viewer pictures, webcam interviews, etc.) to enhance stories
- Research national and regional events in the Gray Television footprint to inform decisions on live programming
- Perform other duties as assigned

- BS/BA in journalism or communications
- At least 2 years of experience in television
- Ability to produce compelling live programming
- Knowledge of local news and newscast production
- Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
- Familiarity with ENPS, BitCentral and digital content management systems
- Excellent time management skills
- Schedule flexibility

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Local News Live/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpq8m4-3-239-117-1-42 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.