Reporter

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Phoenix,AZ

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 KTVK/KPHO:

Arizona's Family (KTVK & KPHO) is a media powerhouse located in Phoenix, Arizona. The purpose of Arizona's Family is to empower Arizonans to live their best lives. Home to CBS 5 and 3TV, Arizona's Family produces more than 100+ hours of local news and programming every week. CBS 5 is Arizona's Most Watched Television Station driven by the power of CBS programming and sports while 3TV is one of the strongest Independent television stations in the country with its highly rated morning show, Good Morning Arizona. And the reach of Arizona's Family doesn't stop with linear television, azfamily.com is the market's top performer in local multi-platform uniques. It is also home to Arizona's Family Originals, our in-house original content production team that is working on several long-form programs, documentaries, docuseries and original podcasts, including True Crime Arizona that has more than one million downloads to date. But at the heart of it all is our commitment to Arizona. Community is the cornerstone of all we do at Arizona's Family raising millions of dollars for charities across Arizona each year, creating a movement of kindness through our Surprise Squad and Pay it Forward initiatives, and providing Christmas to more than 50,000 Arizona children each holiday season are just some of the many examples of our commitment to our viewers and the great state 48.

Job Summary/Description:  

This position will consist of general reporting assignments from Executive Producers and Assignment Desk. Provide story narration on or off camera. Work performed is for all media platforms and initiatives, including for example: on-air, web, digital and social media.

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

Duties would include, but not limited to, reporting both in the studio and in the field and the possibility to fill-in anchor work. Research, pitch and accept general reporting assignments from Executive Producers, Senior Producers, Managing Editor and/or Assignment Desk. Provide story narration on or off camera. Engage and contribute content on various multiple digital platforms. Contribute initiative concepts and ideas on a regular basis.

Participate as needed on in-studio interviews. Develop and maintain contact with news sources. Propose ideas for hard news stories, follow-ups, features and mini documentaries.

Represent the station at various community events. Provide general assistance in the preparation of station newscasts. Other duties as assigned.


JOB EXPERIENCE

Experience:
   – Two years general on air-news reporting experience. Journalistic skills editorial judgment with knowledge of editing and photography skills, or equivalent work experience

Specific Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
   – Ability to work under pressure, adapt to change, meet deadlines, work well as a team and independently. Exceptional communication skills and excellent knowledge of current events


REQUIREMENTS

Education:
   – Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, broadcasting, or equivalent work experience preferred

Local travel required


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.


HOW TO APPLY

Are you energetic, positive and goal-oriented? Please join our team, send your cover letter and resume, go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on “apply now”, upload your resume, cover letter and references

https://gray.tv/careers