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Gray Television News Producer (Primary) - WGGB in Springfield, Massachusetts

News Producer (Primary) WGGB 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 WGGB: Western Mass News is a licensed television station in Springfield, Massachusetts, and serves the Pioneer Valley. The networks of Western Mass News include ABC 40, Fox 6, and CBS 3. Our three major networks and digital platforms speak daily to over half of Western Mass and the area businesses. We have Western Mass\'s most live programming, from the Oscars to all the major live sporting events. Job Summary/Description: The News Producer crafts compelling newscasts and executes them from the control room on a daily basis. This person develops the day-to-day on-air look of their newscast and works together as a team with Anchors, Reporters, and other crew members to help attract the largest available audience. Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to): - Produce daily Newscast - Conceptualize newscast rundown - Collaborate with Executive Producer, field crews, and assignment desk to determine content of newscast - Write scripts - Research stories - Pitch story ideas - Participate in editorial meetings - Preview material before air - Work with reporters and directors on innovative production elements - Incorporate and coordinate breaking news - Work to constantly improve and evolve look and execution of newscasts - Execute show from control room - Meet all show timing requirements Qualifications/Requirements: - Bachelor\'s Degree in Broadcast Journalism, Communications, or a related field, or equivalent training and/or experience - Knowledge of TV News producing tools a plus (i.e. iNews, Avid) - Ability to work a flexible schedule and work as a member of a team - Must be results-oriented - Ability to work in a creative, fast-paced environment - Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure If you feel you?re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, 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. Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus before the first workday.