Full Time Job

News Producer


Charlotte, NC 05-02-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Senior (5-10 years) Experience
Job Description
News Producer - WBTV


About WBTV:

WBTV was the first television station to sign on in the Carolinas. WBTV is dedicated being 'On Your Side' in the community empowering viewers with award-winning newscasts and in-depth local journalism. WBTV is in the Charlotte DMA and broadcasts to a viewing area made up of 22 counties within North Carolina and South Carolina. WBTV First Alert Weather is the area's only certified most accurate forecast for eight years.

Job Summary/Description:

WBTV is looking for an innovative news producer who is ready to deliver urgent, important, and unique content to a multiplatform audience. The ideal candidate is an experienced line producer who is not afraid to push boundaries of creativity and experiment with new ideas to deliver an energetic and compelling news product to the greater Charlotte audience. This is a weekday dayside position.

Duties/Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):
- Produce live, urgent daily newscast
- Select, showcase, and write content for multi-platform audience
- Collaborate with anchors, assignment desk, reporters, photographers, and editors to ensure execution of a high-quality newscast
- Lead extensive coverage of live breaking news and special events
- Inspire and guide fellow producers to be innovative storytellers
- Other duties as assigned

- Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred, equivalent experience considered
- Must have a video reel or portfolio of recent work
- Minimum 3 years of experience as a television line producer in a medium or large market
- Experience producing with multiple live sources
- Excellent writing, storytelling, news judgment, and time management skills required

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 that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

WBTV-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-r1jwee-44-200-112-172-42 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.