News Producer (Primary)

Company: Gray Television
Company Website
Location: St. Louis
Full Time

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 KMOV:
KMOV is the most-watched television/digital news operation in Missouri and Southern Illinois, with nationally-recognized and award-winning news, weather, and investigative content. Winner of the national Edward R. Murrow award in 2023 for Best Newscast, KMOV will move into a new state-of-the-art facility in the suburbs of St. Louis in Fall 2023. KMOV is one of the top CBS affiliates in the country, a leader in Market #23, and known for its award-winning news and weather coverage, numerous community service projects, and effective broadcast and digital marketing solutions. Ranked as the #1 city in the nation in 2022 for new college graduates, St. Louis is also recognized for its low cost of living, convenient transportation, and robust arts and entertainment scene. Home to the world-famous Arch, St. Louis Cardinals baseball, STL CITY soccer, and Blues Hockey teams. St. Louis is quickly becoming THE place to be.

Job Summary/Description:
KMOV’s News Producer is responsible for creating, coordinating, and executing the assigned newscast. The Producer writes scripts for broadcast, digital content platforms, participates in daily editorial meetings, and presents story ideas; also develops the day-to-day on-air look of the newscast to attract the largest audience to the Station’s newscasts. This position plays a key role in creating the show’s vision based on goals set by news management.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
– Content creation – coordinates story development with the reporter and Content Center.
– Show production – creates production elements, show/story flow.
– Writing – writes mini paks, intros, VOs and VO/SOTs.
– Booth producing – coordinates live elements with the crew and news team.
– News Gathering – assigns & dispatches news crews, calls outside sources to gather facts for on-air and online reporting.
– Story review/production – oversees script review, reporter storytelling, and direction.
– Ability to create a fast-paced, aggressive newscast.

– Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism or Communications.
– Minimum two years of producing or production support for a TV or Cable station.
– Experience with Edius, i-news or ENPS, internet production tools, MS Office.
– Strong written and verbal communication skills, able to communicate effectively with others.
– Self-starter with the ability to follow through on projects until completion.

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.

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

Qualified, interested applicants may go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter, and references

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

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