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Multimedia Journalist – WOWT TV, Omaha

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 development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WOWT: WOWT is a modern facility equipped with state-of-the-art technology, and with our leading broadcast news we provide award-winning local news coverage, dedicated community service, and effective marketing solutions for area businesses. Omaha is one of the most progressive cities in the Midwest with a strong market supported by several national industries. The Omaha area boasts an array of top attractions that can’t be matched, from the World Famous Henry Doorly Zoo, to the NCAA Men’s College World Series. Omaha is popular for our downtown which is home to a revitalized riverfront and the Historic Old Market.

Job Summary/Description: WOWT seeks a multi-media- journalist who will shoot, write, and produce content on air and online. He/she will have a demonstrated ability to work individually or as part of a team to produce compelling packages on deadline and the time management skills to produce news stories for the station.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but not limited to):

• Reporting

• Shooting video as needed

• Writing and Editing

• Posting stories on the web

• Posting content to station social media platforms

Qualifications/Requirements:

• A bachelor’s degree in communication, journalism or related field

• Great communication and people skills

• Competitive, energetic, and self-starter

• Strong writing and communication skills

• Enjoy a fast-paced environment with a desire to win

• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

• Must possess a valid Driver’s License with a good driving record

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WOWT -TV/Gray Television, Inc. is a drug-free company

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.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus prior to or by the first workday.

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Date Posted: 1/3/2024

Closing Date: 4/2/2024

City: Omaha – 68131

State: Nebraska

Contact: If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references.            

Apply Online URL: https://gray.tv/careers