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Assignment Editor/ Digital Content Producer

WBTV

Charlotte, NC 07-03-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Assignment Editor/ Digital Content Producer - WBTV

About WBTV:

WBTV was the first television station to sign on in the Carolinas and is considered the ''most trustworthy source of news and information'' in the area according to research. WBTV First Alert Weather is the certified most accurate forecast for the market as measured by WeatheRate. Being ''On Your Side'' for viewers, clients and the community is the guiding principle of WBTV and helps drive its award-winning newscasts and quality local journalism. Visit www.wbtv.com to learn more.

Job Summary/Description:

WBTV is looking for a versatile, aggressive journalist to lead our weekend coverage on broadcast and digital platforms. The ideal candidate for this position will have solid news judgment, the ability to juggle multiple tasks simultaneously, and to adjust to a constantly changing environment while working under deadline. You must include a resume and a link to your recent work.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
• Planning and executing weekend news coverage on all platforms
• Managing logistics and resources
• Newsgathering (including developing story ideas, confirming information, breaking news coverage)
• Creating and publishing content to digital and social media platforms
• Write daily stories for each digital platform using AP-style writing
• Producing digital content to enhance the On Your Side brand on all platforms
• Monitoring scanners and social media
• Communicating with broadcast and digital producers, field crews
• Weekday assignment desk or digital producer shifts as needed

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Strong writing skills (broadcast and print)
• Excellent time management
• News judgement
• Working understanding of social media platforms
• Basic newsgathering
• Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field is preferred, equivalent experience considered
• Customer service experience preferred
• Basic knowledge of video and still photography and editing a plus

◘ Come be a part of our news team, apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings search for station call letters and attach your resume

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-dyky3p-3-235-227-117-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WBTV

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.