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Published: Mar. 16, 2020 at 10:28 AM EDT
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Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. 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.

WCTV Eyewitness News, the dominant #1 station in North Florida & South Georgia, is in search of an MMJ / Reporter.

We are looking for a story teller, who enjoys gathering, writing and shooting his or her own stories, and thrives on live shots. The right candidate will be a newsroom leader, helping establish visual and story-telling best practices in a Digital First environment.

Our newsroom is focused on delivering emotionally centered stories driven by memorable characters and video. You should value community relationships, allowing you to make the pitch before the news release. Our next MMJ will have a demonstrated track record of developing strong sources. We believe strong sources result in strong pitches.

Job Summary

This position offers the opportunity for tremendous growth at a top station, and a great company. If you have what it takes, you’ll be working with industry veterans with valuable market experience.

Tallahassee is a vibrant city, and some of the most desirable beaches are just about an hour away. Here, you’ll travel up and down hilly canopy roads, lined with Live Oaks and Spanish moss. Tallahassee is a haven for cyclists, with numerous bike trails nearby.

Responsibilities

  • Shooting, writing and editing daily content for newscasts and website.
  • Demonstrated track record of compelling live reporting, including breaking, planned and feature coverage.
  • Operating portable live unit, and conducting live shots from the field.
  • Generating story ideas and building local contacts.
  • Performing other duties as assigned by management..

Qualifications

  • 1+ years as a MMJ in a television newsroom.
  • BS/BA in journalism or communications, computer literacy, including newsroom computer systems.
  • Knowledge of North Florida, South Georgia communities, issues, and coverage opportunities.
  • A valid driver`s license, good driving record and proof of insurability.
  • Experience in a commercial newsroom.

WCTV is a Drug Free and Equal Opportunity Workplace. Gray Television Participates in E-Verify.

For consideration please click the link below to be guided to the career page. Search for the location/WCTV and click to open the position you are applying for. Click on “Apply Now” to submit your application, resume, and additional documents or videos.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Please apply online at

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 [Company Name]’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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