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Newscast Producer

WAGT

Augusta, GA 06-04-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description

Newscast Producer - WRDW / Wagt

About WRDW/WAGT:

WRDW/WAGT has an award-winning news team setting the market standard for investigative journalism. The station has a 60+ year history of community commitment. In 2021 WRDW/WAGT moved into its new state-of-the-art facility producing 40 hours of local news as well as content for its online and OTT platforms. We are located in Augusta, a city that boosts a booming economy and year-round outdoor recreation. Although we are home of the world famous Masters Golf Tournament, there's much more than golf. Whether it's fishing, kayaking, boating, hiking, there's something for everyone. Foodies aren't disappointed. If you like to explore beyond the city, the city is 2 hours from the beaches, 3 hours from the mountains.

Job Summary/Description:

WRDW/WAGT in Augusta, Georgia has an immediate opening for a full-time news producer to join our weekday morning news team. Applicants will be responsible for locating, generating, writing local, regional, and national news stories. Successful candidates possess good news judgment, willingness and ability to work independently and as part of a team, solid broadcast style writing, and accuracy to detail under tight deadlines.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
• Pitching, writing, developing, and showcasing news stories.
• Organizing various elements of a newscast.
• Showcasing content with graphics, video, and station branding.
• Writing clearly in broadcast style with attention to detail and accuracy under tight deadlines.
• Demonstrating responsible editorial and ethical judgment and knowledge of media law.
• Collaborate with anchors, reporters, and managers to carry out a vision of a compelling newscast that's strong on content and creativity.

Qualifications/Requirements:

Applicants should have a bachelor's degree in journalism or mass communications with a concentration in broadcast journalism. Hands-on experience with a television newsroom internship and/or campus newscast is strongly preferred.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-rnk2yk-35-170-64-36-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WAGT

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.