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Bryan,TX

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 KBTX:

KBTX Media operates the CBS and CW affiliates in Bryan-College Station, Texas, serving an 18-county area known as the Brazos Valley. For over 65 years, KBTX has been the ratings leader and dominant choice for local news and entertainment. Our team produces six newscasts each weekday, three each weekend, a breaking news digital channel, and a daily lifestyle show, totaling more than 40 hours of programming each week. KBTX is routinely recognized among the best in the state by organizations including the Associated Press, RTDNA and the Lone Star EMMY Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In 2023, the station was honored to receive a National Edward R. Murrow Award, three regional Murrow Awards, a National Gracie Award and the Texas Association of Broadcasters’ Bonner McLane Public Service Award. KBTX is also a recent Texas AP Broadcasters/Freedom of Information Foundation of Texas Station of the Year and Texas Associated Press Broadcasters Station of the Year. KBTX has helped launch the careers of many well-known journalists, meteorologists, and network and production executives, and takes pride in helping talent grow quickly into the nation’s largest television markets.

Fellowship Summary/Description:  

KBTX Media is looking for a rising senior-level or higher broadcast meteorology student to serve as a meteorology fellow during or immediately following their final full collegiate term. The fellowship will offer an opportunity to gain broadcast experience, get acquainted with the company and its operation, and familiarize fellows with newsroom operations and journalistic responsibilities to achieve placement in another Gray Television newsroom after the fellowship year.

The fellowship will offer an opportunity to gain broadcast experience, get acquainted with the company and its operation, and familiarize fellows with newsroom operations and journalistic responsibilities to achieve placement in another Gray Television newsroom after the fellowship year.

Weekly, fellows will be expected to appear on-air on Saturday evenings, turn one weather-focused news story for broadcast or digital, and contribute in significant volume to KBTX’s digital and social properties, including a series of STEM-focused videos focused on science education outside the classroom.

Qualifications/Requirements:

?? The purpose behind the KBTX Meteorologist Fellowship Program is to offer students pursuing a degree in meteorology or a related field with a focus on broadcasting or recent graduates of similar qualifications, the opportunity to gain hands-on experience in television.

?? Students who participate will gain a wide variety of practical experience and will receive an hourly wage. The company strives to offer this opportunity to a diverse group of fellows.

?? Fellows who participate in the program will work a mutually agreeable flex schedule set by the company while attending school. While the fellowship is not intended to function as an academic credit, the company will work with the fellow and cooperate with their school to meet the criteria required to receive academic credit for participation if necessary. The company cannot guarantee that the fellow’s involvement in the KBTX Meteorologist Fellowship Program will result in credit.

?? Fellows must be at least 18 years of age, have a valid driver’s license be insurable under the company’s automobile liability insurance coverage, and maintain good standing with their sponsoring university or college.

Note:  Job assignments/qualifications may change as given by the supervisor

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)

KBTX-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