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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 per cent 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 developing the best and brightest employees in the business. 

About WAVE:

WAVE is the first television station to sign on in Kentucky and Southern Indiana and has a rich history of being the area's most trusted source for local news, weather, and sports. WAVE is the official television station for the Kentucky Derby and is known across the country for its award-winning journalism and breakthrough investigations. As part of the Gray Television family, WAVE is on the leading edge of innovation, constantly investing in the tools and technology to best serve our audiences on all screens with original and local multi-platform content. WAVE is in the heart of downtown Louisville, where technology, filmmaking, tourism, sports, education, health, and music make Louisville one of the most industry-diverse metro areas in the nation.

WAVE 3 News is looking for an experienced Digital Content Manager to lead daily operations on the web, mobile, social and OTT. We're looking for an aggressive leader who will assert his or her voice across all parts of the newsroom, representing all things digital at all times. We need someone who will think big and act urgently, a leader who is comfortable with coaching,

The successful candidate will be responsible for (but not limited to) the following:

  • Works with News Director and Marketing Director on the strategic vision for digital department and platforms including WAVE3.com, WAVE's social media accounts and 2 OTT channels
  • Oversee and successfully expand our innovative OTT, digital, and social media content
  • Analyzes data/analytics to improve station success on all platforms
  • Contributes to digital content by writing web stories daily
  • Develop daily digital coverage plans and special content plans
  • Administrative duties such as weekly scheduling and training new employees
  • Assist in training and providing valuable feedback for the news team
  • Cross-departmental collaboration and willingness to work in a team environment

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in journalism, broadcast media or related field
  • Minimum three years of experience in television news
  • Previous experience in the digital field required
  • High-level understanding of journalistic ethics
  • Ability to adjust and excel while working a flexible schedule

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, and station call letters, or click on "apply now", and upload your resume, cover letter and references

Additional Info:

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

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for medical or religious accommodation.

Qualifications

Education, Required

  • Bachelors or better in Journalism or related field.

Experience, Required

  • 3 years of experience in television news
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