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Anchorage,AK

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 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 KTUU:

Alaska's News Source has a reputation of excellence as the state's most-watched news source, producing 32 hours of broadcast news, weather, and sports content each week on KTUU-TV/Channel 2 and KYES/Channel 5 in Anchorage as well as KATH and KYEX in Southeast Alaska. Strong reach and brand loyalty are augmented by added broadcast distribution to more than 200 rural communities throughout the state via ARCS-TV, Alaska's rural communications service. A leader in digital content, AlaskasNewSource.com offers breaking news and statewide community coverage. Our News and Weather Apps, podcasts, and streamed content offered through Connected TV platforms reach audiences far beyond broadcast. Our mission is "To Tell Alaska's Story," and we strive to consistently distinguish ourselves as Alaska's preferred source for news, information, and community service.

Job Summary/Description:  

Alaska's News Source is looking for an experienced and highly organized Assignment Manager to manage daily newsgathering assignments and crew/field logistics as well as future coverage planning. The ideal candidate has strong news judgment and can juggle multiple tasks simultaneously. The Assignment Manager must be able to thrive in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment with a sense of urgency and the ability to make and communicate clear, confident decisions. This critical leadership position is scheduled Monday-Friday 9a-6p.

Duties and responsibilities include, (but are not limited to):

* Oversee newsgathering (this includes developing story ideas, confirming information, and curating reliable news sources)
* Plan and execute daily news coverage across multiple platforms, including advance planning
* Manage newsroom resources and logistics
* Create and publish content to digital and social media platforms
* Answer calls from the public, scan social media
* Effectively communicate with the news team and News Management

Qualifications/Requirements:

* Bachelor's degree in journalism or related field is preferred, equivalent experience considered                                * Experience as a producer, photographer, or reporter/MMJ preferred
* Sound news judgment
* Understanding of and commitment to news ethics
* Strong communication skills
* Excellent time management skills
* Understanding of social media platforms
* Basic and investigative newsgathering skills
* Understanding of photo/video editing experience is a plus

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

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

KTUU-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 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.

Gray Television encourages all new employees to be fully vaccinated against the coronavirus virus 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