News Producer

Website cleveland19news WOIO Cleveland 19 News

Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description

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 WOIO/WUAB:
WOIO-WUAB is the CBS and CW Affiliates in Cleveland, Ohio, as well as WTCL, the only Telemundo station in the Cleveland DMA. We produce 69.5 hours of live, local news, weather, and sports every week and deliver content on a 24/7 basis on our digital platforms on WOIO and 10.5 hours of news on WTCL/WHOZ.

Job Summary/Description:
Responsible for writing/producing compelling and visually appealing newscasts for TV. Must be a strong, punchy writer with impeccable news judgment with an eye for the people, pictures, and pace approach to local newscasts. Must have the ability to craft compelling TV rundowns that emphasize urgency, immediacy, Breaking News, Disruptive and Breaking Weather and Breaking Weather, and other “Alert” areas of content.

Please note – primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above.

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Strong verbal/written communication skills and knowledge of AP Style required. A college degree in Journalism is preferred.
• Ability to work well under pressure and well with a diverse group of people. Must be able to handle a wide variety of variables, including short deadlines, and shifting schedules. Other duties as assigned by news management.

WOIO/WUAB-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to or by the first workday.

How to Apply

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

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal).

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.