News Producer (Primary)

Company: Gray Television
Company Website
Location: Quincy, IL
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 WGEM:
Known for journalistic excellence, WGEM News has won National Edward R. Murrow Awards, multiple Regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, Regional Emmy® Awards, and is the recipient of dozens of state broadcasters’ association awards in Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri each year.

WGEM is the dominant NBC affiliate located in Quincy, Illinois. WGEM is currently in a state-of-the-art remodeling project in Production Control which will streamline operations. Exciting times are ahead at WGEM.

Job Summary/Responsibilities:
The dominant #1 NBC affiliate in Quincy, Illinois, has an immediate opening for a News Producer to produce our #1 newscasts and provide content to our digital platforms.
Your focus will be on producing real-time content for TV, Radio, Social Media, and digital platforms.

You’ll be coached and challenged every day to achieve your full potential while working in a brand-new digital newsroom.

Please note – the primary job responsibilities include, but are not limited to the duties listed above

– Four-year college degree preferred with significant news gathering, writing, and producing experience.
– Strong writing skills are critical.
– Clear understanding of the principles of broadcast journalism.
– Ability to demonstrate personal characteristics such as professionalism, persuasiveness, and aggressiveness which are necessary for effective news writing.
– Prior experience using news computer software programs is preferred.

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.

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

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

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