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WRITER/PRODUCER - WOWT

• Intermediate Level

Summary

The Writer/Producer is responsible for conceptualizing, writing, producing, and editing commercials, station promotion, public service announcements, and long-form productions, for multiple media, including broadcast and digital.

Category Producers  Writers 
Location Greater Omaha Area
Time Period 7 Months
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 WOWT:

WOWT is a modern facility equipped with state of the art technology, and with our leading broadcast news we provide award winning local news coverage, dedicated community service, and effective marketing solutions for area businesses. Omaha is one of the most progressive cities in the Midwest with a strong market supported by several national industries. The Omaha area boasts an array of top attractions that can’t be matched, from the World Famous Henry Doorly Zoo, to the NCAA Men’s College World Series. Omaha is popular for our downtown which is home to a revitalized riverfront and the Historic Old Market.

Job Summary/Description:

The Writer/Producer is responsible for conceptualizing, writing, producing, and editing commercials, station promotion, public service announcements, and long-form productions, for multiple media, including broadcast and digital.

Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:

• Meet with clients and sales executives to determine the needs of a client, business, or organization and collaborate to create marketing solutions.
• Work with Marketing Director and News Director to execute station marketing objectives.
• Write scripts for client commercials, station image, news topicals, proof of brand, etc.
• Function as director and videographer (including sound recording) both on location and in studio for commercials and station promotions. 
• Edit videos for multiple platforms.
• Create still and animated graphics for multiple platforms. Ability to conform to, maintain, and police, station visual brand guide.
• Help plan and staff station and community events.
• Assist in maintaining the highest quality standards, and work procedures. 
• Responsible for keeping work area clean and organized
• May be asked to record voice over audio work.
• This job description is subject to change and includes the right of management to add duties as assigned.

Qualifications/Requirements:

• College degree or equivalent job experience 
• Good communication skills
• Advanced video editing skills with experience using Adobe Creative Suite. 
• Ability to ideate and write creatively for multiple media. 
• Proficient videography and lighting skills.
• Graphics and compositing skills using Adobe After Effects.
• Able to transport oneself with company vehicle to client meetings and on location shoots.
• Valid driver’s license and good driving record (will be reviewed).
• Pre-employment drug screening and random drug testing is possible throughout employment.
• Ability to develop a strong rapport with clients.

◘ Come join our dynamic team, apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings by searching the 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
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