MULTIMEDIA JOURNALIST (Bridging the Great Health Divide Fellowship) - WBRC - Birmingham - job 746330

Gray Television

Date: 05/04/2021

City: Birmingham, Alabama

Employment type: Full-time

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 WBRC:


BRC is the number one station in Central Alabama. We produce award-winning news. WBRC Fox6 News has a dominant digital presence, using WBRC.com, the WBRC News app, and the WBRC Weather app, and social media platforms to connect to a worldwide audience.


Job Summary/Description:


WBRC Fox6 News is accepting applications for a paid journalism fellowship. The fellow will be reporting on health and medical disparities in Central Alabama for six weeks.


The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:


The successful candidate will be reporting on health gaps that exist in Central Alabama. The Bridging the Great Health Divide Fellowship provides students with an opportunity to attain real-life reporting experience. Our fellow will report for all WBRC channels and work with WBRC managers and reporters. This access to industry experts is invaluable! This is a temporary, part-time, paid position.


Qualifications/Requirements:



  • Graduate student with minimum of one semester of school remaining at the time of the fellowship assignment

  • Proficient writing skills

  • Ability to shoot and edit video and still photographs

  • Ability to enterprise and set-up impactful stories

  • Ability to work 20 hours per week for 6 weeks

  • Ability to meet deadlines

  • Interest in health and medical reporting

  • Be coachable, humble, hungry and smart


◘ Are you energetic, positive and goal-oriented with a passion to succeed? Our station invites you to send you cover letter and resume to: https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings


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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.





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