Website WVUE TV - Gray Television
About Gray Television:
Gray Television is a leading media company that owns and operates high-quality stations in 101 television markets. Upon closing pending transaction, Gray will own television stations serving 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 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.
WVUE-TV is looking for an experienced, aggressive, and innovative Investigative Producer to join our local, award-winning team. The producer will work closely with the Chief Investigative Anchor and Investigative Photographer to produce powerful, impactful stories. The ideal candidate should have a track record of digging up stories that make a difference and rely heavily on public record requests and large datasets. We’re looking for someone who can assist and enhance our enterprise work. WVUE values quality over quantity. Our investigative producer will have the time and tools to do stories that expose the truth and get results.
The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:
– Researching, writing, and gathering content for investigative stories.
-Produce investigations with a strong digital and social media driven strategy.
– Establish contacts in the field, manage tips, compose and manage open records requests, and conduct interviews
– Take ownership for the overall coverage of investigative content on all digital platforms.
– Perform investigations which occasionally may include undercover work or surveillance.
– Assist Chief Investigative Anchor and other Reporters on investigations.
– At least 3 years experience in newsgathering and/or production of investigative stories
– BS/BA in Journalism/Communications or equivalent background
– Strong writing skills
– Ability to perform office duties including skilled knowledge of computers and graphics
– Strong interpersonal communication skills
– Flexibility with respect to scheduling and/or assigned work shifts, especially considering the nature of weather events
Are you energetic, positive and goal-oriented? Please join our team, send your cover letter and resume, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”
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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As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.
Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well
Bachelors or better in Journalism or related field.
3 years: newsgathering and/or production of investigative stories
To apply for this job please visit gray.tv.