• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Louisville,KY

Gray Television

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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, reaching 36 percent of US television households. 

We constantly strive for excellence. By upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and developing the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WAVE:

WAVE is the first television station to sign on in Kentucky and Southern Indiana and has a rich history of being the area's most trusted source for local news, weather, and sports. WAVE is the official television station for the Kentucky Derby and is known across the country for its award-winning journalism and breakthrough investigations. As part of the Gray Television family, WAVE is on the leading edge of innovation, constantly investing in the tools and technology to best serve our audiences on all screens with original and local multi-platform content. WAVE is in the heart of downtown Louisville, where technology, filmmaking, tourism, sports, education, health, and music make Louisville one of the most industry-diverse metro areas in the nation.

Job Summary/Description:  

WAVE in Louisville, Kentucky is looking for a reporter/anchor who thrives on urgency, to prepare and present breaking news and traffic information to our morning news audience via our WAVE News Alert Desk.

We are looking for a reporter/anchor hungry for urgent news. This person must be resourceful and able to scope out new information and breaking stories. The position requires someone to find and prepare urgent news stories for WAVE's morning newscasts.  He or she will also be responsible for learning the station's traffic mapping and camera system, anchoring when needed, and field reporting.

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate excellent news judgment. Ideal candidate must be a self-starter, excellent and clear communicator, and a team player.

Please note – primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above 

Qualifications/Requirements:

– BA degree in broadcasting or equivalent work experience
– At least 2 years of experience in a live media setting, in a newsroom.
– Expert-level ad-libbing skills
– Excellent shooting, writing, and editing skills
– Ability to meet deadlines
– Strong broadcast and AP-style writing skills
– Self-motivated and able to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment

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

(Current employees who are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

WAVE-TV/Gray Television, 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 where 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 prohibits 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 vaccinate against the coronavirus before the first workday.


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HOW TO APPLY

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