Full Time Job

Newscast Producer


South Burlington, VT 08-18-2023
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WCAX:

WCAX is the original and leading station in the Burlington-Plattsburgh market. We paved the way for TV in this whole area of the country. We are a station of innovators. If you are the person who will help us inform, educate, entertain and delight an audience of more than 750,000 people, then you need to send your resume to us right now.

Take this opportunity to build your career in a place people come from all over the world to enjoy. Ski at some of the best-known resorts in America in the winter and hike, boat, and play outdoors in the summer. The Burlington, Vermont, area is one of the most beautiful places in North America. Maybe you'll find yourself at the top of the Green Mountains in Vermont or the Adirondacks in New York. Then again, the foodie culture of downtown Burlington may whet your appetite for delicious traditional favorites or haute cuisine.

Job Summary/Description:

WCAX-TV has an immediate opening for a news producer responsible for daily live newscasts. We are looking for a newsroom leader who can multi-task and make split-second decisions. The ideal candidate will be a clear communicator, with strong organizational skills and excellent writing ability.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Demonstrating creativity and strong editorial judgment
• Developing and organizing newscasts
• Writing and editing news scripts for TV & digital platforms
• Editing video for TV & digital platforms
• Giving direction to reporters and photographers on deadline
• Creating graphics for new stories
• Coordinating live shots
• Communicating with anchors and production staff during live broadcasts
• Using social media outlets to engage viewers

• Bachelor's Degree in journalism or related field
• Excellent news judgment
• Strong broadcast writing and visual storytelling skills
• Strong work ethic and ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Previous newsroom experience preferred
• Familiarity with ENPS, Edius, and web posting preferred

Qualified applicants 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 self-service portal)

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

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior by the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gm276v-44-200-117-166-42 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.