BURLINGTON, Vt. (WCAX) WCAX News Producer
Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in more than 50 markets throughout the country - all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.
If you believe in the importance of journalism to the life of our communities and our republic, you will have the opportunity to live that commitment out at WCAX. We are on our way to being the best TV station in America, and if that sounds like the team you'd like to play for, then we want you. But be warned: we like what we do. It's not just a job, it's a lifestyle. If you live this work - if you can't help but do it - you might find some friends here. We'll enable your addiction to television, to digital, to news.
WCAX is the original and leading station in the Burlington-Plattsburgh market. We paved the way for TV in this whole area of the country. We are a station of innovators. If you are the person who will help us inform, educate, entertain and delight an audience of more than 750,000 people, then you need to send your resume and reel to us right now.
Take this opportunity to build your career in a place people come from all over the world to enjoy. Ski at some of the best-known resorts in America in the winter and hike, boat and play outdoors in the summer. The Burlington, Vermont, area is one of the most beautiful places in North America. Maybe you'll find yourself at the top of the Green Mountains in Vermont or Adirondacks in New York. Then again, the foodie culture of downtown Burlington may whet your appetite for delicious traditional favorites or haute cuisine. Perhaps you'll be the one who finally captures a clear image of "Champ," the mythical prehistoric monster (like that other one in Loch Ness, Scotland) said to live in beautiful Lake Champlain.
WCAX-TV has an immediate opening for a news producer responsible for daily live newscasts. We are looking for a newsroom leader who can multi-task and make split-second decisions. The ideal candidate will be a clear communicator, with strong organizational skills and excellent writing ability.
This job is an excellent opportunity for those seeking a career in newsroom management OR an eventual transition into on-camera roles.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Demonstrating creativity and strong editorial judgment
• Developing and organizing newscasts
• Writing news scripts for TV & digital platforms
• Editing news copy and video
• Directing reporters & photographers on deadline
• Creating graphics for new stories
• Coordinating live shots
• Communicating with anchors and production staff during live broadcasts
• Using social media outlets to engage viewers
• Bachelor's Degree in journalism or related field
• Excellent news judgment
• Strong broadcast writing and visual storytelling skills
• Strong work ethic and ability to meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Previous newsroom experience preferred
• Familiarity with ENPS, Edius, and web posting preferred
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