Full Time Job

News Producer / Videographer


Wilmington, NC 06-08-2022
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
News Producer / Videographer - WECT

About WECT:

WECT has been informing and entertaining viewers in southeastern North Carolina for 68 years. We're in the rapidly growing Wilmington market, serving New Hanover, Brunswick, Columbus, Pender, and Bladen Counties that make up the beautiful coastal Cape Fear Region. WECT is the dominant broadcast station in the market with the most accessible local news on-air, online, mobile, and streaming platforms.

Job Summary/Description:

WECT News in Wilmington, NC has an immediate opening for a producer/videographer. Daily duties would include (no limitation to) writing and producing for TV newscasts, and gathering, shooting, and editing news video and information for presentation on TV and Digital platforms. The successful candidate will be an excellent writer with solid videography and non-linear editing skills. The applicant should have strong initiative, work well independently and with others, and have the ability to work quickly with attention to detail and accuracy.

Responsibilities would include (but not be limited to) the following:
• Fill-in produce as needed
• Shoot and edit video, as well as gather and write news information, for TV and digital platforms
• Computer knowledge including newsroom software (ENPS), Microsoft applications and Internet use
• Pitch stories and conduct interviews
• Help with special projects, talent shoots, and live shots as needed
• Demonstrate strong editorial judgment while following journalistic ethics and libel laws
• Ability to maintain professional and ethical conduct at the station and in the community
• Ability to maintain a positive work atmosphere by behaving in a collaborative manner with co-workers, supervisors, and viewers
• Be able to work well under strict deadline pressure
• Flexibility to work varied shifts when necessary, including overnights and weekends
• Perform other duties as assigned

• A background in journalism and communications with strong writing skills preferred

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, 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-rj91ne-3-235-65-220-42 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.