Full Time Job

News Producer

WPTA

Fort Wayne, IN 08-16-2021
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  • Paid
  • Full Time
Job Description
NEWS PRODUCER (PRIMARY) - WPTA

About WPTA:

WPTA Television Inc. is the parent company of ABC21 and Fort Wayne's NBC, broadcasting news, sports and entertainment programming from our studios at Television Park.

Job Summary/Description:

We're looking for a hard-working journalist who can create an experience for viewers, not simply write and organize news copy. Strong writing and storytelling skills are a must. The person we hire will have a record of aggressively using social media. Candidates should have clear and strong interpersonal communication skills.

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
• Produce newscasts on a daily basis
• Contribute, write and proofread stories
• Post text, pictures and videos to digital / social media platforms
• Participate in station community-related partnerships

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Experience in live broadcast news environment preferred
• College degree in journalism or related field preferred
• Excellent oral and written communication skills
• Rich with ideas for coverage
• Work very well under deadline pressure
• Self-motivated while motivating those arounds you

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 job title, station call letters, or click on ''apply now''

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d89voq-3-234-211-61-42 in your application.

Company Profile
WPTA

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.