News Producer

News Producer

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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 WIBW:

WIBW has been the News Leader in Northeast Kansas for 70+ years and has a long tradition of excellence. A CBS affiliate, WIBW is located in Topeka, the Capital city of Kansas. Along with consistently high news ratings, we have the #1 website in the market and deliver strong results to our advertisers. Our market is often driven by weather, dating back to the devastating tornado that struck Topeka in 1966. In addition, we are situated between two Big 12 universities, and a short drive from Kansas City. WIBW-TV was the first television station in NE Kansas and continues to produce quality content for our viewers and great results for our clients.

Job Summary/Description: 

The #1 news team in the capital of Kansas is looking for a news producer. If you are an up-and-coming newsroom leader looking for an opportunity to lay the groundwork for your career, WIBW-TV is the place for you. We are looking for a producer to assist our news team on our weekend evening news shows. This is an ideal position for a college broadcasting student who is looking to have a lead on the competition after graduation. You will be involved in creating content for multiple platforms using strong journalistic, organizational, and communication skills. Join our team!

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to): 

- Develop, write, edit and organize content for weekend evening news shows
- Work closely with news managers and anchors to determine content needs
- Must have strong communication skills in both the newsroom and the control room
- Experience with ENPS and automated technology helpful
- Must be willing to learn and post stories to digital media platforms
- Must have good work ethic, strong people skills, ability to be a team player and maintain a professional attitude

Qualifications/Requirements:

- College education in journalism or communications, or related experience
- Strong writing and organizational skills
- Must know and execute basic computer skills
- Must be able to work quickly and multi-task under deadline pressure and breaking news
- Digital editing experience preferred
- Candidate must complete Motor Vehicle Records check

If you feel you’re 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 who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

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

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 before or by the first workday. 

Additional Info

Job Type : Part-time

Education Level : Not Applicable

Experience Level : Not Applicable

Location : Topeka, KS

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