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News - Digital Executive Producer - WYMT

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WYMT - Hazard, KY

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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 WYMT: WYMT is the CBS affiliate and dominant number one station in the scenic Appalachian Mountains of Southeastern Kentucky. This regional station is located in the small town of Hazard, and has three bureaus and serves more than 25 counties. WYMT provides award-winning local news, weather, and sports coverage. WYMT.com is the region’s strongest digital platform. WYMT is involved and dedicated to the local communities we serve, participating in numerous charities and causes. A second channel, Heroes & Icons (H&I), allows WYMT to offer even more local programming, including dozens of live high school and college football and basketball games each year. The WYMT Mountain Basketball Classic has generated nearly four million dollars for local students and schools. WYMT has a proven record of turning out solid journalists capable of moving up in the ranks. Two former employees are now working in Miami and our former Sports Director is the main anchor in Cleveland. Job Summary: Effective immediately WYMT is accepting applications for a Digital Content Executive Producer. The Digital Content Executive Producer for WYMT produces and maintains content for WYMT.com, the region's most powerful digital platform. Create, significant, original, locally focused stories for all digital platforms with the goal of building our growing audience of loyal, local visitors. Create engaging content on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media platforms that draw viewers to the web and television. Our employees typically move on to Top 40 Markets. We work hard and have fun! Great station! Great company! General Responsibilities: Responsibilities include training and managing a team of content producers and other contributors. Must have experience with breaking news and working on deadline in a fast-paced environment. Must have proven news judgment, a working knowledge of all social media platforms, excellent computer and Internet skills, competency in web image editing, good web and mobile platform showcasing skills, excellent web writing skills and proficiency in AP style. Participate in the creative development and technical implementation of on-line content for the website. While the emphasis will be on news, this job also requires coordination with other departments by working collaboratively with marketing, technology programming, news and sales departments to meet performance goals.

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Specific Skills: Sound news judgment; attention to detail; initiative; drive in a deadline-driven environment; energy and follow-up; innovation; collaboration with teammates; tolerance for stress; and strong communication skills. ◘ Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings and attach resume

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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 Gray Television’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.