Innet - Web Producer/Video Editor

Production for WCJB
Gainesville, Florida

posted on July 19, 2019

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About Gray Television: Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. 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. About WCJB: WCJB TV20 ABC Affiliate - #1 rated legacy broadcast TV station located in beautiful North Central Florida (the Gainesville market) has a proud heritage and an energetic newsroom. WCJB TV20 is the market leader, with viewers relying on us for news, weather, and sports coverage from Your Local Station. Along with the market's strongest news ratings, and ever-expanding digital platforms, we deliver results for our advertisers. Gainesville is a sports town, and we cover our local high school sports teams with the same fervor we bring to our constant coverage of Florida Gator sports. Although best known as the home of the University of Florida, Gainesville is also a medical hub with nationally recognized institutions including UF Health/Shands Hospital and North Florida Regional Medical Center. Corporations specializing in medical innovations such as Priora Robotics and Exactech have also made Gainesville their home. And with a large college student population, multiple tech businesses have sprung up, leading to the development of the Innovation Hub and the Cade Center. Local entertainment and the arts play a major role throughout North Central Florida with seasonal events year round. The National Hot Rod Association’s Gatornationals kicks off drag racing season in March. With national championships in multiple sports, there are plenty of Florida Gator events to follow throughout the school year. The scenic North Central Florida landscape includes rivers, lakes, and bubbling springs along with an abundance of pristine woodlands, rolling hills, and nature parks. Clean water, clear air, eco-friendly environment and safe, local communities make Gainesville and Alachua County one of the best places to live in America. Job Summary: WCJB seeks a dynamic Web Producer/Video Editor to join our team. The candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day production of our newscasts and online content. This position will also work closely with the Producer, Director, Assignment Desk, and news staff on the newscast and web/social media content. In this position, you will edit video, work within the newscasts as a writer and writer/associate producer, and also develop content for all our digital platforms. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following: • Edit video on a deadline, working with the Producer towards a creative and informative newscast with emphasis on the viewers’ interests • Produce content for, and promote our coverage on our social media feeds, funneling audience to our site and our broadcast • Coordinate the writing and editing of scripts that incorporate video, nat sound and graphics to enhance storytelling • Coordinate live shots • Develop and oversee the production of graphics • Line-produce and time the newscast in the control room • Work under pressure and deadlines • Adapt to breaking news and developing stories • Communicate with anchors, field crews and control room staff Requirements • Bachelor’s Degree in Journalism or related field is desired • 1-2 years of experience producing newscasts or news content online • Must keep up on local, state, national and international events • Organized; able to work with many personality types • Must work individually as well as part of a team; requires work with many personalities • This position requires someone who can exercise discretion, best judgment, and has solid journalistic/ethical skills • Must have strong organizational skills • Must be extremely flexible to work different shifts throughout the year

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expires on 09/17/2019