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Newscast Producer - WMC


Memphis, TN 02-11-2022
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Newscast Producer - WMC

About WMC:

WMC, Action News 5 in Memphis is the NBC affiliate and legacy news station in the highly competitive Memphis, Tennessee Market. Action News 5 is driven by community. We find solutions to problems that impact the people across four states. Through in-depth journalism and local partnerships, we strive to inform, inspire, empower, and support Memphis and the Mid-South.
Our team at WMC, Action News 5 is always pushing the technology envelope. Broadcast and digital media innovation are in our DNA. Our team produces 46.5 hours of local programming on broadcast and more than 100 hours on OTT including nearly 60 NCAA Division I men's and women's sporting events for ESPN Plus.

Job Summary/Description:

WMC, Action News 5 in Memphis, TN seeks a motivated, innovative, and aggressive newscast producer. The qualified candidate will hunt for fresh and interesting content that holds the attention of our audience. The producer must be a creative writer and meticulous fact-checker. We look for producers who are naturally curious, enjoy working in a team environment, thrive on seeking the truth, and want to support a local community.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
- Responsible for the content and overall production of the local newscasts
- Oversee all details of the broadcast while working closely with all members of the news team
- Stack the rundown and manage the on-air broadcast from the control room
- Contribute story ideas for the newscast and work closely with reporters to execute those ideas
- Produce news content for all station distribution platforms – broadcast, digital, mobile

- BS/BA in Journalism/Communications or equivalent background
- Previous experience as an Associate Producer, Writer, or Line Producer a plus
- Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts
- Must be willing to work in Memphis, TN

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, 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-gx98wq-3-238-199-4-42 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.