Full Time Job

News Producer

WDAM

Moselle, MS 07-02-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
NEWS PRODUCER (PRIMARY) - WDAM

About WDAM:

WDAM is the #1 station in the Hattiesburg-Laurel DMA. We are dominant on broadcast and digital and produce news on WDAM NBC and WDAM ABC. Hattiesburg-Laurel is market 167 and we reach viewers in eight counties (Covington, Forrest, Jasper, Jones, Lamar, Marion, Perry and Wayne). WDAM is less than two hours driving distance to New Orleans, Mobile and the Mississippi Gulf Coast. This is an excellent opportunity to work for a great station and company.

Job Summary/Description:

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Line produce one hour of live newscasts five days a week
- Select story content and write scripts for broadcast and digital platforms
- Edit video and sound
- Communicate with anchors, assignment desk, field crews, editors, and managers to ensure execution of a high-quality newscast
- Produce live breaking news
- Fill in on other shifts as needed

Qualifications/Requirements:
- Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field preferred, equivalent experience considered
- Excellent writing skills
- Must exhibit an understanding of broadcast, digital, social, and streaming platforms in a local news context

Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, click on ''apply now''

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gpmp0e-3-236-84-188-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WDAM

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.