Gray Television - WVUE TV
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 86 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.
WVUE FOX 8 in New Orleans is the #1 rated News station in the competitive New Orleans Market. FOX 8 is committed to providing in-depth investigative stories that affect change, hold the powerful accountable, and shine a light on public corruption. FOX 8 recognizes the responsibility of keeping the viewing public safe and informed about the world around them delivering all the news, information and entertainment viewers want and need to know. With this mission in mind, FOX 8 is committed to serving as the Weather Authority for Southeast Louisiana and Southwest Mississippi and continues to lead in the field of investigative journalism. FOX 8 is committed to innovation and continued evolution in the use of existing technology producing roughly 60 hours of news and locally originated programming per week. With a station based in Mid-City New Orleans, WVUE employees work, live and play in one of the nation’s most vibrant and unique cities.
WVUE, a FOX affiliate in New Orleans is looking for a part-time Assistant News Specialist. This is an entry level position with an opportunity for further advancement.
Your responsibilities will include (but not be limited to) the following:
– Candidate will write for all FOX 8 platforms, including broadcast and digital.
– Perform traditional production assistant duties, such as operating teleprompter and graphics for live newscasts.
– Candidate will also help answer phones in the newsroom as well as another other necessary assignment desk duties.
– Must work well under pressure and in a deadline driven environment.
– 1 year experience with television broadcasting and/or College Degree in broadcast-related field preferred.
– Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts.
– Must be willing to work in New Orleans.
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, and 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.
1 year: experience with television broadcasting and/or College Degree in broadcast-related field preferred
To apply for this job please visit gray.tv.