- Full Time
At KOLD, a Gray Television station and the CBS affiliated located in Tucson, Arizona celebrating our 70th year is on a growth trajectory. It is our job and inherent desire to be the best local television station in Tucson, Arizona, and the #1 digital platform across the state, region, and the country. We are committed to the highest standards of excellence in our local news, entertainment, information, and public service programming. KOLD 13 NEWS currently produces 62 hours of news per week. As the market leader in news, digital, and social media, KOLD 13 NEWS is LIVE, LOCAL & LATEBREAKING. Tucson’s plentiful sunshine, natural beauty, and diverse culture lend to an active lifestyle rich in great food, Hundreds of miles of hiking trails, from the Sonoran Desert, to the Sky Islands peaks 9,000 feet above sea level, provide breathtaking views, unforgettable sunsets, and access to nature for all ages and abilities, challenging biking trails, and unforgettable experiences.
Southern Arizona’s news leader is seeking a dynamic newscast producer. Are you a born storyteller? We’re looking for someone who lives for current events – who has excellent news judgment, superb writing skills, and a knack for showcasing stories for the viewer. We need a driven, creative producer who works well with a team of talented professionals to create compelling newscasts. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a clear understanding of the relationship between broadcast and digital/CTV platforms as well as how to build a newscast (not just stack stories).
Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
• Line produce live newscasts daily
• Select content
• Write scripts
• Edit video
• Coordinate with digital producers on cross-platform content
• Communicate with anchors, assignment desk, field crews, and others to ensure execution of a high-quality newscast
• Produce live breaking news and special event coverage
• Participate in daily editorial meetings
• Bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism or a related field
• Self-starter skills
• Knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as content management systems and social media
• Experience producing with multiple live sources preferred
• Excellent writing, showcasing, time management skills required
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 that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)
KOLD-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company
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.
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To apply for this job please visit gray.tv.