WKYT Job Opening- NEWS PRODUCER

WKYT in beautiful Lexington, Kentucky is looking for a dynamic producer for its award-winning news department. Our producers create, lead and organize content for the highest rated newscasts in the market utilizing strong editorial, journalistic, organizational and communication skills.

We have all the tools from a helicopter to multiple live trucks. Now, we just need someone who knows how to put them together into a fast-paced dynamic show.

Duties include developing and organizing a newscast, responsible for writing, story development and showcasing, working closely with news managers and assignment editors in determining content needs, enhancing content with graphics, video research, making time-sensitive decisions, writing clearly for multiple platforms on tight deadlines, demonstrating creativity and strong editorial judgment while following journalistic ethics and libel laws. Will occasionally edit video for multiple platforms and performing other duties as assigned.

The successful applicant's background must include, at minimum, a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism or a related field. He/she must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art television news equipment as well as website publishing.

If you have the experience and desire to succeed, we want to hear from you.

Candidates should send resumes, DVDs and links of work to:
Robert Thomas
News Director
WKYT-TV
2851 Winchester Rd.
Lexington, KY 40509
rthomas@wkyt.com

WKYT-TV / Gray Television Group, Inc. participates in E-Verify, is a drug-free company and requires pre-employment drug testing. Also, if applicable to the position, MVR/Driver's review and testing. EOE (All positions must show flexibility for evolving or changing operational needs. Hours, shifts, responsibilities, etc. are subject to change at management discretion.) Gray Television Group, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, physical handicap or marital status. Discriminatory employment practices are specifically prohibited by the Federal Communications Commission. If you believe your Equal Employment Rights have been violated, you may contact the FCC in Washington, D.C. 20054, or other appropriate state or local agencies.