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Newscast Producer


Company KCRG-TV9
Position Newscast Producer
Jobdescription 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 KCRG:

KCRG-TV9 is the most-watched and most-trusted news outlet covering Eastern Iowa. Based in Cedar Rapids with a bureau in Dubuque, we are dedicated to being a part of our community and keeping that community informed. We produce 6 hours of news each day, support a robust social media and digital platform, and carry 100 live sports and community events a year with our live production unit.

Job Summary/Description:

KCRG-TV9, the #1 news station covering Eastern Iowa, is looking for a newscast producer to develop and shape news coverage. This position is based in journalism and content creation and will grow your writing, research, and news editorial skills as well as your organizational and planning capabilities. We have a strong commitment to local journalism and fostering a caring newsroom with a work-life balance. If you want to make a difference in your community, this is a rewarding career path.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

• Manage completion and execution of newscasts.

• Gather information from sources for use in newscasts.

• Write copy for TV and digital platforms.

• Coordinate production elements to showcase news content.

• Find and build video and graphical elements for use in newscasts.

• Work with reporting crews on format and style of news story presentation.


• Degree in journalism, communications or related field.

• Previous experience in a newsroom a plus.

• Proven skills in news judgment and news writing.

• Demonstrate understanding of current events.

Interested applicants can go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", we encourage you to 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)

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

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.




Bachelors or better in Journalism or related field.
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