NEWS REPORTER / PRODUCER

  • 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:

FOX 12 Oregon, the news leader in Portland, is looking to hire a brand-new OTT desk (streaming) reporter/producer. If you are a leader who has a passion for shaping the future of television news, this is the job for you! The right candidate will oversee our FOX 12 streaming content when we aren’t in newscasts during the week and record content for weekends as well. This person will work closely with a newsroom team to create exclusive content for our apps, website and streaming channels. This reporter will front and be aggressive about breaking news coverage throughout the day. It’s important this person be great at multi-tasking since you will have to do several activities, including operate technical equipment at our streaming desk, which can reach millions of viewers.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Create and maintain a programming schedule for our OTT streaming apps
• Schedule interviews for yourself or others, conduct interviews live at the digital desk
• Be able to respond quickly and aggressively to breaking news and communicate it well without a script. Gather, write and edit content under heavy deadline pressure without compromising accuracy or credibility
• Be able to utilize social media to create conversations with the audience, engage and encourage viewers to ask questions during live presentations
• Gather and write content for digital desk
• Edit video for multiple platforms
• Learn to operate the digital desk switcher and audio board to use daily during your shift
• Learn to create live streams, clip and publish events and content through our CMS
• Knowledge and understanding of social media and various media platforms (including broadcast, web and mobile) daily
• Ability to have good news judgment and journalistic integrity
• Must be an innovative team player with an ability to handle a variety of tasks and make sound decisions in a fast-paced, deadline-drive and sometimes stressful environment
• Ability to interpret information to establish facts and determine truth
• Ability to develop content through social media, state and national feeds, affiliates and independent sources
• Ability to interact with all levels of station and corporate management
• Flexibility with scheduling and/or assigned work shifts is preferred; willingness to work overtime and on weekends with short notice


JOB EXPERIENCE

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Bachelor's or Master's degree in journalism or related field.
– Experience on-air in television and/or streaming/social media is a must, digital producing experience is a plus.
– Ability to focus on coordination of daily and long range segments from first contact to on-air product.
– Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
– Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure.
– Basic experience with newsroom computer systems is preferred.

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people 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, 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

Education

Preferred

Bachelors or better in Journalism or related field.

Masters or better in Journalism or related field.

Licenses & Certifications

Required

Drivers License


REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Bachelor's or Master's degree in journalism or related field.
– Experience on-air in television and/or streaming/social media is a must, digital producing experience is a plus.
– Ability to focus on coordination of daily and long range segments from first contact to on-air product.
– Must possess strong written and verbal communication skills.
– Ability to make quick decisions without losing composure.
– Basic experience with newsroom computer systems is preferred.

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people 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, 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

Education

Preferred

Bachelors or better in Journalism or related field.

Masters or better in Journalism or related field.

Licenses & Certifications

Required

Drivers License


ADDITIONAL INFO


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