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MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST - WCSC

Company: Gray Television
Location: Charleston
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

About Gray Television:Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 101 television markets. Upon closing pending transaction, Gray will own television stations serving 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 WCSC:Would you like to work for the #1 station in a city consistently named by T+L as one of the best cities in the world? WCSC in Charleston, South Carolina has been the dominant #1 station in the market since sign-on in 1953. The world-famous food scene, high-tech growth and hot real estate makes Charleston one of the fastest growing metro areas in the country. Manufacturing jobs at Boeing, Mercedes and Volvo and the world-class medical community continue to make the Lowcountry a destination market. WCSC Live 5 is committed to serving the Lowcountry with breaking news, weather and investigative journalism and is the most recognized and awarded news team in the market. Learn more about WCSC Live 5 at Live5News.comJob Summary/Description:WCSC is looking for a multimedia reporter. We need a candidate who can enterprise hard news lead stories, not pitch the news release of the day. No safety stories allowed. You will not be a feature reporter. We want someone to report hard news lead stories our viewers can't get anywhere else. Be prepared to write FOIA requests, examine documents and agendas and find stories that truly matter to people. In addition to generating story ideas, you must have the ability to report, shoot and edit video on your own. Be prepared to run your own live shots every day. You will respond to breaking news and embrace a culture of urgency. We report news on every platform, so you will also post web stories/ pictures/ video to serve our digital and social audience.

  • Live reporting daily for multiple newscasts
  • Creative shooting, writing, editing and posting of all news stories
  • Must have good writing skills
  • Be able to work well under strict deadline pressureQualifications/Requirements:Ideal candidate should have at least two years' experience as a reporter or photojournalist for a broadcast news station or news website. The successful applicant's background must include, at minimum, a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or a related field. You must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as website publishing and social media. You MUST provide a link to your resume reel.
    • If you feel you're qualified, want to work with a great group of people, please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, click on "apply now"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.As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.#GrayMMJEducationPreferred
      • Bachelors or betterLicenses & CertificationsPreferred
        • Drivers License

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