Published: May. 16, 2023 at 5:53 PM CDT|Updated: May. 17, 2023 at 1:46 PM CDT
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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 WBKO:

WBKO is home to award-winning journalism in the heart of south-central Kentucky between Louisville and Nashville. WBKO is the dominant source for local news and entertainment in the Bowling Green area and operates the ABC, FOX, Telemundo, CW and H&I affiliates. We are proud to serve our community and nurture our employees to grow professionally in an encouraging environment. Bowling Green is the third largest and fastest growing city in Kentucky and is “geared for fun” as the home of the Corvette, the Bowling Green Hot Rods baseball team, an active arts scene, and countless caves and hiking trails ready to be explored.

Job Summary/Description:

WBKO-TV, a Gray Television, ABC, FOX, Telemundo, and CW affiliate, is seeking a dynamic, tech-savvy individual to join our award-winning team. This part-time director/master control operator position entails prepping on-air elements for three channels as well as directing live, pre-recorded, and web productions.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Studio Production
  • Master Control Switching
  • Recording programming
  • Satellite downlink operation
  • Ingest programming and advertising into automation system
  • Direct live newscast following station guidelines
  • Monitor all on-air streams
  • Assist in maintenance and upkeep of work environment
  • Responsible for studio set up
  • Other duties, tasks, and responsibilities may be assigned at any time

What You Can Expect from Us:

  • An inclusive team environment
  • Mentorship
  • Training and ongoing support
  • Clear guidelines and communication from station leadership
  • Abilities to cross-train and learn other skills in the newsroom


  • Prior broadcast or video experience is preferred, but training is provided
  • Must be able to perform accurately under the pressure of live television operation
  • Must have developed and displayed responsible work habits with minimal supervision
  • Able to handle an active environment and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to work flexible days, hours, and holidays
  • Some Adobe, Photoshop, and Premiere Pro knowledge is a plus
  • Motor Vehicle Record check required

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload resume, cover letter, and references

(Current employees that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro employee portal)

WBKO-TV/Gray Television Group, 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 by the first workday.