- Full Time
Website KOLD TV
13 News is a Gray Television station and the CBS affiliate in Tucson, Arizona. We’re celebrating our 70th year on television! We are the best local television station in Southern Arizona and the #1 digital platform. We are committed to the highest standards of excellence in our local news, entertainment, information, and public service programming. Our crew of dedicated journalists serves all of Southern Arizona. The station is located near Cortaro Farms Road and I-10 in Tucson, Arizona. Tucson is the 64th largest television market in the United States. The spirit of innovation has always been with the station. KOLD became the first television station in Tucson. We produce 62 hours of live, televised newscasts per week between KOLD and our shared services partner, KMSB Fox 11.
If you’ve never been to Tucson, let us tell you all the things you’ll love: Plentiful sunshine, natural beauty, diverse culture, active lifestyles, great food, hundreds of miles of hiking trails, breathtaking views, unforgettable sunsets, challenging biking trails, community events, accessible natural locations for all ages… it would have been quicker for us to just say you’ll love it all.
Southern Arizona’s news leader is seeking a dynamic newscast producer and editor. 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). This person will produce newscasts on the weekends and edit video for newscasts during the week. This position is ideal for someone who wants to improve upon multiple skills to make themselves a well-rounded journalist.
Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):
• Line produce live newscasts
• 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
• Experience with Edius 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 (include demo reel)
(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)
KOLD-TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company
To apply for this job please visit gray.tv.