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.
WCSC in Charleston, South Carolina has been the dominant #1 station in the market since sign-on 66 years ago. In
addition to being named #1 Top City in the U.S. for six straight years, Charleston was named #1 Top City in the World by T+L in 2016. Charleston's food scene, high-tech growth and hot real estate market means the Charleston metro area is growing at three times the U.S. population average.
Manufacturing jobs at Boeing, Mercedes and Volvo and the medical community continue to make the Lowcountry a destination market. Charleston Regional Development Alliance reports 28 new people every day move to the Charleston metro (net new arrivals not counting births). WCSC 5 is committed to the Lowcountry. Live 5 News is also committed to breaking news and weather and investigative journalism and is the most recognized and awarded news team in the market. Learn more about WCSC Live 5 at www.live5news.com
WCSC is looking for a morning show multimedia reporter. We need a candidate who can enterprise hard news lead
stories, not just preview a planned event in front of a dark building. We want someone to tell stories our viewers can't get from a press release.
Be prepared to issue FOIA requests, examine documents and agendas, and find the reasons that information matters to people. In addition to generating story ideas, you must have the ability to report, shoot, and edit video on your own. Be prepared to run your own live shots every day.
Be ready to respond to breaking news and embrace a culture of urgency. We report news on every platform, so you will also need to post web stories/pictures/video to serve our digital and social audience.
Live reporting daily for multiple newscasts
Creative shooting, writing, editing and posting of all news stories
Must have good writing skills
Be able to work well under strict deadline pressure
Ideal candidate should have at least two years' experience as a reporter or photojournalist for a broadcast news station
or news website. The successful applicant's background must include, at minimum, a bachelor's degree in broadcast
journalism or a related field. You must be a self-starter, with knowledge of and ability to operate state-of-the-art
television news equipment as well as website publishing and social media. You MUST provide a link to your resume