Full Time Job

Lifestyle Reporter/ Producer


Wilmington, NC 10-07-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
About WECT:

WECT News has been where News Comes First in Southeastern North Carolina for over 65 years. We're a dual station broadcasting on NBC (WECT) and Fox (WSFX-Fox Wilmington). We're in the rapidly growing Wilmington DMA (126), serving New Hanover, Brunswick, Columbus, Pender, and Bladen counties that make up the beautiful coastal Cape Fear Region. WECT is the most accessible local news outlet in our market, with wect.com, mobile, and streaming platforms. WECT is the dominant #1 station in the market.

Job Summary/Description:

Do you love festivals, eating the best food, watching the best bands, and the coastal living lifestyle Wilmington has to offer? We are looking for a reporter/producer to run WECT's lifestyle brand, Cape Fear Weekend and www.capefearweekend.com.

The ideal candidate will be quick-thinking, creative and multi-talented with the ability to produce multiple pieces weekly and will split their time between writing, producing, shooting and editing content that engage and produce results. Will be responsible for providing revenue generating ideas.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
- Staying updated on events in Southeastern North Carolina
- Writing website content
- Having good energy on camera
- Social media marketing
- Videography
- Write and edit news-style and vlog style stories for broadcast and digital platforms
- Other duties as assigned


Bachelor s Degree in Marketing, Advertising, Film/Video, Communication, Reporting/Journalism, or other related field preferred. Must provide creative reel demonstrating on-camera presence and knowledge of video production. Knowledge of Facebook/ Instagram/TikTok, plus audience engagement and management tools for digital publishing is required. Experience with google analytics is a plus. On-camera experience preferred. Some evenings and weekends required.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gw9pqy-3-236-232-99-42 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.