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OTT/DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER - WMC
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OTT/DIGITAL CONTENT PRODUCER - WMC

• Emerging Level

Summary

The primary job duties include, but are not limited to: • Create and maintain a programming schedule for our OTT streaming apps. • Schedule interviews for the anchors at the Digital Desk. • Gather and write content for Digital Desk livestreams and interviews.

Category Digital Media  Producers 
Location Tennessee
Time Period Full time
Start Date N/A

Job Description

About Gray Television:

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 WMC:

WMC-TV, virtual and VHF digital channel 5, is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Memphis, Tennessee, United States. The station is owned by Gray Television. The station serves roughly the western third of Tennessee, northern Mississippi, eastern Arkansas and the southeastern corner of Missouri over the air, on satellite, and on various cable systems.

Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

The primary job duties include, but are not limited to:
• Create and maintain a programming schedule for our OTT streaming apps.
• Schedule interviews for the anchors at the Digital Desk.
• Gather and write content for Digital Desk livestreams and interviews.
• Respond quickly and aggressively to breaking news and getting a stream live.
• Communicate evolving information with anchors during breaking news livestreams.
• Edit video for multiple platforms.
• Operate the Digital Desk switcher and audio board when necessary.
• Create livestreams for, clip and publish Digital Desk events through our CMS.

Qualifications:

• Knowledge and understanding of various media platforms, including broadcast, web and mobile.
• Demonstrated ability of good news judgment and journalistic integrity.
• Experience with a digital content management system.
• Experience with non-linear video editing.
• An innovative team player with an ability to handle a variety of tasks and make sound decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-drive and sometimes stressful environment.
• Ability to write, edit, produce and gather content under heavy deadline pressure without compromising accuracy or credibility.
• Ability to interpret information to establish facts and determine truth.
• Ability to develop content through social media, national feeds, affiliates and independent sources.
• Ability to interact with all levels of station and corporate management.

Requirements: 
• At least two years of experience as a digital and/or broadcast news producer.
• Bachelor’s degree in journalism/communication or equivalent background.
• Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts.
• Must be willing to work in Memphis, Tennessee.
• Candidates must submit a resume, CV, reel and/or portfolio.
• Willingness to work overtime and on weekends with short notice.
• Must be 18 years or older.
• Candidates must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and MVR check.
• Must have unrestricted work authorization in the United States.

◘ Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings search for station call letters and attach your resume

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.

Job Type Full Time 
Weekly Limit N/A
Shift Day, Evening
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