Reporter/MMJ

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

KCRG-TV

Gray Television

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Job Summary/Description:

KCRG-TV9, the #1 rated news station covering Eastern Iowa, is seeking a dynamic on-air reporter to join our team. We're looking for someone who is aggressive in developing sources, finding enterprise stories and telling stories in a visual and compelling way. Our newscasts focus on telling stories about people – not fact-telling. This person should also uphold our high standards for integrity and quality journalism.

The responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Shoot, write and edit news content.
• Engage with viewers and sources through social media channels
• Reformat and write content for digital platforms.
• Research story ideas
• Develop and maintain sources
• Participate in story selection and play an active role in editorial process
• Various shift work will be required; some holiday work is required
• Perform other duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Degree in journalism, communications or related field
• Previous on-air experience in a TV newsroom setting
• Proven skills in news judgment and news writing
• Have and maintain clean driving record

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 ABC affiliate based in Cedar Rapids, Iowa with bureaus in Dubuque and Iowa City covering all of Eastern Iowa. We are dedicated to being a part of our community and sharing the stories of the people of Eastern Iowa. We produce 6 hours of news everyday, as well as support a robust website and the largest social media audience in the market.


JOB EXPERIENCE

• A Bachelor’s degree in Journalism, related field, or equivalent experience

• Previous on-air experience in a newsroom is preferred


REQUIREMENTS

• Degree in journalism, communications or related field
• Previous on-air experience in a TV newsroom setting
• Ability to carry up to 40 pounds.
• Have and maintain clean driving record
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.


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