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3/5/2019
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News - Producer/ Videographer - WTOK WTOK
Gray Television | Meridian, Mississippi
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About Gray:

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.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WTOK:

For over 63 years, WTOK has been the dominant news and community information source for East Mississippi and West Alabama. Our station has a rich history of community service, civic involvement, and being a catalyst of economic development with a focus on improving the lives of our viewers. By employing the latest in cutting edge technology, our staff is committed to providing accurate and timely news information on television and digital platforms that fit the lifestyles of those that depend on us. WTOK (ABC), Meridian's CW8 and MyTOK2 are also committed to providing quality entertainment programming for all demographics that consistently deliver excellent ratings performance. Those commitments provide a highly effective marketing platform for area businesses to reach their potential customers. Our staff is truly a family that works together to continue the tradition of excellence that defines WTOK and our community.

Job Summary:

WTOK-TV, a Gray Television, Inc., station is seeking an experienced News Producer/ Video Journalist.

Responsibilities include providing supervisory backup to News Assignment Desk, assisting with scheduling and story planning, booking and coordinating satellite times for SNG vehicle and setting up microwave live shots for newscasts. They must be able to demonstrate a creative use of live elements, graphics, teases and pacing. This person will also be responsible for updating and maintaining the news section of our station's website during their shift. Applicant must also be skilled in camera shooting, reporting and possess excellent writing and editing skills. Applicant must also be aggressive in getting to the bottom of stories and be able to shoot with a crew or individually. A college degree and one experience is preferred.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

* Back up to News Assignment Desk
* Assist with scheduling and story planning
* Assist with booking and coordinating satellite times for SNG vehicle
* Setting up microwave live shots for newscasts
* Updating and maintaining the news section of our station's website during their shift
* Reporting, writing and editing stories

Requirements

* College degree and one year experience preferred
* Skilled in camera shooting, reporting and possess excellent writing and editing skills
* Aggressive in getting to the bottom of the stories and be able to shoot with a crew or individually

Please apply online: https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

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