News Reporter

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Portland,OR

Gray Television

DESCRIPTION

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 KPTV:

KPTV is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to Portland, Oregon. Owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television, it is part of a duopoly with Vancouver, Washington-licensed MyNetworkTV affiliate KPDX.

Job Summary/Description:  

Portland, Oregon's #1 news station, FOX 12, has an immediate opening for a News Reporter. The top candidate will be a dynamic, high-level storyteller who gathers news for broadcast, web and other platforms of the future.

Essential responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Gather, write and deliver news stories
– Appear on-air and coordinate live shots
– Develop sources within the community to gain unique, “Only On” insight and reports on important and impactful issues.
– Pitch leadable and/or original story ideas daily.
– Strong research skills, ability to employ critical thinking skills to dig and go “beyond the press release” and/or confirm incoming news tips via email or social media.
– Work with a sense of immediacy independently and as a team while exhibiting sounds news judgment and ethics.
– Potential and drive to fill-in anchor, when needed.


JOB EXPERIENCE

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field preferred
– Minimum of two years' experience working as a General Assignment Reporter in a television newsroom
– Willingness to work long hours and overtime
– Enjoy a fast paced environment with a desire to win
– Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references

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, and 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.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Qualifications

Experience

Preferred

2 years: experience working as a General Assignment Reporter in a television newsroom

Licenses & Certifications

Required

Drivers License


REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Bachelor's degree in Journalism or related field preferred
– Minimum of two years' experience working as a General Assignment Reporter in a television newsroom
– Willingness to work long hours and overtime
– Enjoy a fast paced environment with a desire to win
– Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously

Qualified, interested applicants may go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter and references

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, and 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.

As a condition of employment, Gray Television will require that newly hired employees, whether part-time or full-time, be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus by the first workday to the extent permitted by applicable law unless you qualify for a medical or religious accommodation.

Qualifications

Experience

Preferred

2 years: experience working as a General Assignment Reporter in a television newsroom

Licenses & Certifications

Required

Drivers License


ADDITIONAL INFO


HOW TO APPLY

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