Full Time Job

Associate Producer


Madison, WI 09-20-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

About WMTV:

At WMTV, we work hard and take pride in getting it right. Our team was recently honored with back-to-back ''News Operation of the Year'' awards in 2020 and 2019 by the Wisconsin Broadcasters Association. We are the #1 rated and best team in Southern Wisconsin.

Job Summary/Description:

WMTV NBC15 in Madison, Wisconsin, has an immediate opening for a part-time, associate producer. This is an entry-level position and a rare opportunity to get your foot in the door, while learning from the best journalists in the market.

Duties include assisting our newscast and digital content producers in planning daily news coverage, editing video for newscasts and writing for our TV newscasts and digital platforms, including NBC15.com and our social media platforms.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
* Research story ideas for tv, web and podcasts.
* Make beat calls and verify news tips for publication as they come into the newsroom.
* Log and identify great video and compelling soundbytes.
* Write and post copy daily on all digital platforms, including NBC15.com, as new information is learned.
* Understanding of and adherence to AP Style (for digital platforms) and broadcast writing (for television).
* You must have solid news judgment, excellent communication skills and the ability to write clearly and concisely.
* If you cannot meet your deadlines, multi-task in a fast-paced environment and keep smiling, this is not the job or newsroom for you.
* The ideal candidate will also take on newscast producing or reporting vo/sots.

* This is a part-time position capped at 28 hours a week.
* Must be available to work evenings and weekends.
* The ideal candidate will have completed or be working towards a degree in Journalism or Communications or another related field.
* A previous internship or related experience in journalism is a plus.
* Must have a responsible social media presence.
* Must have a desire to win, the ability to reflect on your work and apply feedback.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-gq5e6x-34-230-9-187-42 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.