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Company: Gray Television
Location: Sarasota
Posted on: November 18, 2023

Job Description:

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 developing the best and brightest employees in the business. About WWSB: Live, work and play in a very unique media market that so many vacationers call a top destination. WWSB-TV is the ABC affiliate serving Sarasota & Manatee Counties on the Suncoast of Southwest Florida. Postcard worthy views are bountiful, and so are opportunities to enjoy the Florida lifestyle. Top beaches are minutes away; so are top attractions in Tampa Bay, Orlando and South Florida. You're a quick ride from some of the most popular theme parks and cruise ports. While visitors come and go, our station and our newsroom are committed to serving the thousands upon thousands of people who call the Suncoast home. You'll find a special emphasis on covering news with a hyperlocal focus, while embracing the best practices found in some of the region's top markets. Job Summary/Description: Own breaking news live shots in the early evening, and then develop your brand on the desk in the late evenings as ABC7's next Senior MMJ / Anchor. This is a great opportunity to produce lead stories, while spreading your wings as a newsroom leader. You'll become a face of the station, as we commit to hyperlocal coverage on Florida's Suncoast. You should be comfortable with MMJ Workflows, and thrive on the breaking news pivot. Our newsroom believes in a digital-first philosophy, and you'll be expected to break your story on the web, push it on social, and add emotion and context on television. Clean and confident delivery in the studio and live in the field is a must; so is leadership behind the scenes in the newsroom. This teammate should have a positive, can-do attitude, that inspires the team. Duties/Responsibilities will include (but not be limited to): - Develop and maintain contacts with local newsmakers and experts - Pitch confirmed ideas in daily editorial meetings - Shoot, Edit and File assigned news reports in television, digital and social formats - Produce live enterprise and breaking stories using MMJ workflows - Deliver content with clean, engaging, and thoughtful delivery- Anchor Newscasts as assigned - Write and post real-time updates on digital and social platforms - Engage the audience through social channels and personal appearances - Ability to partner with newsroom managers and teammates, and teamwork Qualifications/Requirements: * Excellent writing, storytelling, and editing skills* Solid news judgment* Must be able to report in a broad range of styles with good on-air presentation skills* Work under pressure* Familiarity with all distribution platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Internet etc.* Bachelor`s Degree in Broadcast Journalism or equivalent is required* Motor Vehicle Records check are required Interested applicants may go to , 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) WWSB-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 by the first workday..

Keywords: Gray Television, Sarasota , SENIOR MMJ/ANCHOR (Late Evening) - WWSB, Advertising , Sarasota, Florida

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