Full Time Job

Creative Services Producer


Birmingham, AL 07-08-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Creative Services Producer - WBRC

About WBRC:

WBRC FOX6 News, a Gray Television station, is a legacy media powerhouse located in Birmingham, Alabama. Founded in 1949, WBRC has been On Your Side delivering local news, First Alert Weather, sports, and entertainment for over 73 years. WBRC is the largest and most trusted news team in Alabama and produces more than 64 hours of local news every week. As a broadcast pioneer, WBRC serves as Alabama's most watched television stations. WBRC is one of the strongest television stations in the country with dominant shows including our highly rated morning show, Good Day Alabama. The station also dominates the local market in it's early and evening newscasts, consistently delivering #1 ratings across all broadcasts.

Job Summary/Description:

WBRC, Birmingham, Alabama's Gray Television owned FOX affiliate, is looking for a dynamic Creative Services Producer who is ready to join the market's #1 station and award-winning Creative Services Department, both on-air and on all social platforms. The ideal candidate is a self-starter, creative mind and storyteller who can bring to life eye-popping scripts and production that connects to our viewers. This candidate possesses excellent video production skills (including writing, shooting, and editing), understands the fast-paced environment of a newsroom, and can work under tight deadlines. Duties will include shooting and editing large-scale station brand image, as well as topical promotions for special events and special news stories.

Duties and responsibilities include (but not limited to) the following:
- Develop effective and creative brand image campaigns, built to grow station preference
- Write/Shoot/Edit video for topical/image production
- Work with team to ideate, shoot, produce and edit large scale image spots from concept to completion
- Work closely with news producers and reporters to execute nightly promotional strategy
- Maintain database of information, materials, and footage
- Follow a daily schedule and complete tasks on time
- Develop materials for web and social, when necessary
- Assist in station promotions and other departments as needed
- Other duties assigned as needed

- Non-Linear editing skills required
- Strong knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, etc.)
- Strong writing skills
- Strong communications skills and ability to direct others
- The ability to craft topical and branding messages that resonate with consumers
- Experience with 3D animation, including Cinema 4D, Element 3D, or similar experience is a major plus
- Ability to work independently and be self-motivated to complete quality projects under tight deadlines
- Strong social media optimizer utilizing Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
- A positive personality and ability to work with others as a team
- Three years professional experience in Creative Services - Promotions or similar work environment required
- Drone pilot certification a plus

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now'', upload your resume, cover letter and references

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-re5mj1-44-210-237-158-42 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.