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Published: Apr. 13, 2022 at 1:02 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 8, 2022 at 2:22 PM EDT
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About Gray Television: Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 113 television markets that collectively reach 36 percent of US television households.

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 WVIR: WVIR-TV/GVIR-TV NBC29/CW29/NBC29 Weather Plus is the dominant television station in the desirable Charlottesville market. NBC29 is consistently the top-rated station in all news dayparts. The station is located on the historic Downtown Mall in the heart of Charlottesville’s vibrant cultural district.

Job Summary/Description: The ideal candidate for this job has a firm grasp of how local news content is created and consumed in both the broadcast and digital arenas. You will collaborate with our award-winning journalists and be a key member of our newsroom, working closely with the Executive Producer and Digital Content Director as part of the editorial decision-making team for our broadcast and digital platforms, and live OTT presentations.

Produce and oversee content on our multiple digital platforms, including our legacy website, multiple mobile apps, social media and report on our new OTT app and OTT live desk, which will contribute to Gray TV’s Local News Live, a growing national network of live streaming and digital content.

*** Please note, the primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the duties listed above ***

Qualifications/Requirements:

Minimum requirements include a college degree in journalism or similar, outstanding writing ability, excellent communication, self-motivation, and organizational skills. Must thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.

  • Four-year college degree
  • Strong, accurate writer
  • Solid news judgment
  • Experience with ENPS, Edius and ARC would be a plus
  • Experience producing digital content, stories, video, etc.
  • Experience producing engaging social media posts

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

Additional Info: Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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.

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