Full Time Job

Newscast Producer


Lubbock, TX 06-03-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

About KCBD:

KCBD NewsChannel 11 is the NBC affiliate in Lubbock, Texas and the dominant #1 station in the market. From our new state-of-the-art newsroom, control room and studios, we produce more than 50 hours of local news programming each week, across our NBC, FOX and Telemundo stations. Our 24/7 digital platforms also dominate in content and engagement.
Our award-winning newsroom is welcoming and collaborative, offering the training, support and culture for creative journalists to thrive and grow. We are here to build you up, while you learn, working alongside many seasoned industry veterans.

Lubbock is a fast-growing metro of 325,000+, with a strong, stable economy and low cost of living. There is always something to do, including Big 12 Athletics, museums and art galleries, live music and entertainment, and many athletic and leisure activities.

Job Summary/Description:

KCBD is looking for a hard-working, creative and energetic storyteller to join our award-winning team as a newscast producer. This is a full-time on-air position. We will invest in, train and provide opportunities for the winning candidate to grow and prosper.

Lubbock's legacy station is looking for a newscast producer. The ideal candidate will be a strong writer who understands creative visual storytelling and professional delivery.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
- Produce, with other producers and anchors, our #1-rated newscasts. You will collaborate with other team members to deliver the best possible product on-air.
- Gather and verify news information
- Conduct thorough interviews, research, fact-check
- Deliver content to digital and social media platforms
- Be a team player

- Empathy for others. A team-builder, with a dedication to collaboration and getting it right while serving our community.
- Strong writing skills
- Ability to write conversationally and creatively
- Video editing skills
- Degree in journalism/communications/English or equivalent background preferred
- Some newsroom experience preferred
- Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
- Availability to work various hours as breaking news or special events warrant; but understand we have a sizeable staff to spread across all dayparts
- MVR check required

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

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

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

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray's employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rbboye-3-230-173-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile

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.