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About Gray: Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. We own and operate leading media outlets in over 50 markets throughout the country – all delivering the news, weather, sports and entertainment that millions of our neighbors count on every day. 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 WBAY: WBAY-TV is the market-leading ABC affiliate in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The station won 3 Edward R. Murrow Awards in 2017, including Overall Excellence. Our news department produces 31 ½ hours of news each week. WBAY.com is the number one news and information website in all of NE Wisconsin. Job Summary: WBAY-TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin, is looking for an experienced Sports Reporter/MMJ to join our team. Come work in Titletown and cover the most storied franchise in the NFL, the Green Bay Packers. You will be working with the best sports team in the market. Cliched locker room sound bites don't cut it here. In-depth, explanatory storytelling is required to connect with a passionate, educated fan base. You need at least 2 years of experience for this position. This isn't a job for beginners. The candidate must be able to lift and carry video equipment, capable of shooting, writing, editing, and posting multiple stories daily on air, on-line and to social networking websites all under tight deadlines. Responsibilities include, but not limited to: -Enterprising ideas for original, impactful and compelling local sports content for all platforms -Covering breaking, event and enterprise stories daily. -Developing sources within the sports community to report on important issues -Strategizing with news management and the sports director on promotable content. -Fill-in anchor duties as needed -Must be able to shoot and edit content for on-air and online use -Using social media to promote content, drive engagement, find sources and stories

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-At least 2 years working at a TV station with a strong news department or a digital, multi-platform news operation -Excellent conversational writing and communication skills -Experience in web and graphic design software, digital publishing applications and multi-media production software -Experience digital content management systems, shooting video and Edius Video editing -Knowledge of media production, communication and dissemination techniques and methods Please apply online at: https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings

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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 [Company Name]’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.