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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 KSWO:

ABC affiliate KSWO is the top-rated station in southwest Oklahoma and North Texas. Our dominant position in the market means we get to roll out some of the newest tech in the industry while keeping an emphasis on telling local stories that matter to real people – anything from covering the aftermath of a tornado to exploring the implications of Roe v. Wade on Native American reservations.

Lawton is located halfway between Oklahoma City and the Dallas/Forth Worth metroplex. The region is known for the rugged beauty of the Wichita Mountains and National Wildlife Refuge, hiker’s paradises. Close proximity to major cities and their attractions, affordable living and great outdoor adventures make the Lawton-Wichita Falls market an exciting opportunity for career growth.

See what it means to work for KSWO here:   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SrdQBuKR8Bg

Job Summary/Description:  

KSWO is looking for a Multimedia journalist to join our team. We want someone passionate about local news whose stories will lead our newscasts. We report news on every platform, so you must be able to connect with people across broadcast, website stories and social media.

Excellent time management, strong writing skills and an energetic live presence are critical for success in this position. In addition to generating story ideas, you must have the ability to report, shoot and edit video on your own. Be prepared to respond to breaking news and embrace a culture of urgency.

We are willing to invest in you – in your training, development and career goals. We are looking for a strong work ethic and commitment to excellence that we can build on to make you the best reporter we can.

Duties/Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

– Sourcing, writing and presenting news reports for various newscasts and digital platforms.
– On-camera reporting, including running live shots when necessary.
– Writing, shooting and editing video. Tracking audio.
– Writing stories in AP Style for website stories and social media.
– Developing network of sources in community.
– Posting photos/video/stories on digital platforms and social media.
– Finding and contributing story ideas to newsroom. Developing network of sources in community.
– Representing station positively in-person and on social media platforms.


– Strong verbal and written communication skills are a must. Experience with news writing and visual storytelling a plus.
– Ability to multitask, meet deadlines and prioritize assignments.
– Posting on social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter.
– Valid driver's license with a good driving record.
– Ability to lift 35-40 lbs. of gear.
– Willingness to work evenings, weekends and holidays if needed.
– Must be able to work efficiently alone but also be part of a team.
– Ability to make ethical journalism decisions.

Qualified, interested applicants may 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 that are interested in this position can apply through the Gray-TV UltiPro self-service portal)

KSWO-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 prior to or by the first workday. 





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.