Full Time Job

News Producer


Phoenix, AZ 03-22-2024
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
News Producer - KTVK/KTVK


Job Summary/Description:
Our station has an immediate opening to join one of the most innovative and creative news teams in Phoenix. Be ready to inspire and coach several line producers as our next Senior Producer.

The Senior Producer is responsible for daily rundown reviews, identifies showcasing opportunities, and reviews all newscast scripts and fonts to ensure compelling content. This person must be a master multi-tasker who is naturally proactive, has ability to prioritize situations independently and builds trust within the team. This person will report to and work closely with the News Director and Executive Producer in shaping and ensuring the execution of our digital-first strategy, high impact story development and newscast sophistication. You must be an innovator, who can see the big picture. You are also a stickler for the details and producing error-free work. The ideal candidate will have previous experience managing a news team and producing compelling newscasts in a competitive market. You possess excellent writing skills, solid news judgment, and creativity using graphics and video.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
- You will train, manage, and provide regular post-newscast feedback to all producers
- Understand our DMA, key target audiences, and where they live

- A college degree in journalism or a related field, and at least two or more years of newsroom experience. At least one year in a leadership role or management position is preferred. Title and pay commensurate with experience. There is room to grow with Gray.
- Must have a desire to win, and the ability to reflect on your work and apply feedback.
- Excellent communication skills (written and verbal), proven news judgment, ethics, and integrity.
- Must be able to work quickly and multi-task under deadline pressure and breaking news.
- Ability to work long hours, weekends, and overnights for breaking news and specialized coverage.

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)

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

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

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gwwynk-3-227-240-72-42 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.