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Digital News Producer/ Anchor

WOWT

Omaha, NE 05-13-2024
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
Digital News Producer/ Anchor - WOWT

About WOWT:

WOWT is a modern facility equipped with state of the art technology, and with our leading broadcast news we provide award winning local news coverage, dedicated community service, and effective marketing solutions for area businesses. Omaha is one of the most progressive cities in the Midwest with a strong market supported by several national industries. The Omaha area boasts an array of top attractions that can't be matched, from the World Famous Henry Doorly Zoo, to the NCAA Men's College World Series. Omaha is popular for our downtown which is home to a revitalized riverfront and the Historic Old Market.

Job Summary/Description:

Are you someone who lives and breathes current events, always hungry for the next big story? If so, you'll be right at home in this Monday-Friday Morning Digital Producer/Anchor position, where every day is a new adventure.

We're looking for a passionate journalist to engage with our morning audience. You'll spearhead the creation, reporting, and continuous updating of content across all our digital platforms – from our website and app to our social media channels and even our streaming Digital Alert Center.

But that's not all – when breaking news hits, you'll orchestrate the action, sending out timely push alerts and setting up live streams that you'll anchor on our state-of-the-art OTT platforms. It's your chance to shine, delivering crucial updates to our viewers in real-time.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Write and publish clear, error-free content to WOWT's website, app, and social media
• Write, push, and publish breaking news, weather, and traffic incidents with urgency and accuracy
• Understand and prioritize search engine optimization when writing and posting articles
• Anchor live events on digital/streaming platforms
• Use social media to engage viewers
• Seek out innovative new ways to share information on digital platforms

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
• Strong initiative and attention to detail
• Solid news judgment
• Understanding of current events and sports

If you feel you're qualified and want to work with a great group of people 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

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WOWT-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d8eybq-44-210-83-132-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WOWT

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.