Full Time Job

Live Stream Newscast Producer

WBTV

Charlotte, NC 06-10-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description
Live Stream Newscast 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 wbtv.com to learn more.

Job Summary/Description:

WBTV in Charlotte is seeking a live streaming producer to join our team of forward-thinking, innovative journalists. This talented individual will create informative, impactful content for our broadcast and digital platforms while growing our multi-platform audience. The ideal candidate would be responsible for planning and producing a new daily morning newscast exclusively for our streaming channels in addition to leading the day as the producer of WBTV News This Morning for broadcast.

Duties and responsibilities include but are note limited to:
- Create and execute new live and recorded programs for everywhere WBTV News streams, including Roku, Amazon Fire, Apple TV and Android TV
- Lead the way on live breaking news and weather and traffic coverage
- Communicate and assist the digital staff during breaking news
- Line produce live newscast daily
- Select content and write clear and conversational scripts
- Coordinate with digital producers and anchors on cross-platform content
- Communicate with anchors, assignment desk, field crews, editors, and others to ensure execution of a high-quality newscast
- Produce live breaking news and special event coverage
- Fill in on other dayparts as needed

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred, equivalent experience considered
- Minimum 2 years of experience as a line producer
- Experience producing with multiple live sources
- Excellent writing, showcasing, time management skills required
- Must exhibit understanding of broadcast, digital, social, and streaming platforms in a local news context
- Work a flexible schedule which may include weekends and holidays

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people 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-d8zx4x-3-238-24-209-42 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.