• News Producer(Primary) WTOC

    Posted: 03/10/2024


    Job Category: News
    Requisition Number: NEWSP008556
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    Posting Details

    • Full-Time
    • Locations

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      Savannah, GA 31405, USA

    Job Details



    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 WTOC:

    WTOC is located in beautiful historic Savannah, GA, which was recently named the third-best city in the U.S. by Travel and Leisure. WTOC has been the market leader for 70 years. The station excels in creating effective commercials for our advertising clients. We also create promotional campaigns for our #1 News programs that inform and engage the viewer.  WTOC 11 is the number one news source in beautiful historic Savannah, Georgia which was named the third-best city in the U.S. by Travel and Leisure.  As Savannah’s first TV station, WTOC’s community roots run deep. The call letters stand for Welcome To Our City.

    Job Summary/Description:

    WTOC is searching for an experienced broadcast producer to join our award-winning team. The right candidate will be an excellent writer for both broadcast and digital platforms, excel at communication and multi-tasking, and have a strong understanding of journalism ethics.

    Duties/Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to):

    - Produce at least a 1-hour newscast which includes story selection, writing, creating graphics, video editing, and working with reporters and station management.
    - Broadcast producers are fully trained on digital producer responsibilities including writing for digital and social media platforms, news and weather apps, sending push alerts, and how to operate our WTOC+ streaming desk.
    - Responsible for boothing his/her/their newscast, keeping up with timing, and adjusting the show on the fly when needed.
    - Work closely with other producers on big showcasing days and breaking news.
    - Fill in on other newscasts as directed by station management.
    - Previous experience working as a broadcast producer in a college-operated newsroom or in a TV newsroom is a must.
    - Excellent writing skills in both broadcast and AP styles.
    - Excellent video editing skills.
    - Strong understanding of journalism ethics and responsibilities.
    - Strong communication skills.
    - Ability to work well with others.
    - College degree in broadcast journalism or related field preferred.
    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)
    WTOC-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 virus prior to or by the first workday. 






    Detail Oriented
    : Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well



    Bachelors or better in Journalism or related field.

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