News - Associate Producer (P/T) - KVLY KVLY
Gray Television
 Fargo, ND

Description

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 Valley News Live/KVLY:

Valley news Live/KVLY is the broadcast home in the Fargo Moorhead market for NBC, CBS, CW, Me-TV and Heroes and Icons with live news on three of those program streams for a total of over seven and a half hours of live local programming each day. Our on-air branding of Valley News Live is the umbrella under which all of our broadcast and digital products exist. Beyond our dominant position in broadcast, our digital presence is market-leading with a social media footprint that dwarfs our closest competition. We are also the broadcast home for the five-time national football champions, the NDSU Bison. We are a company that is dedicated to producing quality news in a vibrant, fun college-town environment with incredible outdoor activities which affords tremendous opportunity for those who choose to live and work here. While it can get a little cold in the winter, the Fargo/Moorhead market enjoys beautiful and temperate weather in the summer and fall. But no matter the weather, we deliver strong news ratings with a dominant digital presence and carry the networks people want to watch.

Job Summary:

Our next AP will understand the importance of social media and digital strategies and will know how to leverage these strategies in our daily news gathering and reporting. Our producers are smart with good news judgment, strong broadcast and online writing skills. Critical thinking abilities are essential.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Edits for broadcast
  • Prepare stories for our online audience
  • Fundamental understanding of online publishing
  • Be able to work under extreme deadlines

Requirements

  • Must be able to use non-linear editing software
  • Must be familiar with online publishing and social media platforms and understand how they fit into the news gathering process
  • Valid driver's license and acceptable driving record are required