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.
WBKO is home to award-winning journalism in the heart of south-central Kentucky between Louisville and Nashville. WBKO is the dominant source for local news and entertainment in the Bowling Green area and operates the ABC, FOX, Telemundo, and CW affiliates. We are proud to serve our community and nurture our employees to grow professionally in an encouraging environment. Bowling Green is the third-largest and fastest-growing city in Kentucky and is
"geared for fun" as the home of the Corvette, the Bowling Green Hot Rods baseball team, an active arts scene, countless caves, and hiking trails, ready to be explored!
WBKO is seeking a multi-media journalist/reporter who loves to tell stories. You will be an integral part of the top news team in south-central Kentucky. From enterprising ideas, to breaking news, to polished and effective stories, we're seeking someone who's creative, digital savvy, aggressive, and not afraid to try new things. This position is ideal for someone starting their career. You bring the drive and determination – We bring the training and coaching!
What We Expect from You –
* Shoot, write, and edit compelling stories.
* Write stories for digital, social media platforms
* Develop and pitch unique, enterprise stories daily
* Participate in editorial discussions
* Present stories daily – either Live in the field or in the Studio
What You Can Expect from Us –
* An inclusive team environment
* Mentorship and coaching
* Training and ongoing support
* Clear guidelines and communication from newsroom leadership
* Abilities to cross-train and learn other skills in the newsroom.
Please note – the primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to the information listed above
* Strong writing background
* Knowledge on non-linear editing – we utilize Edius to edit our video, training will be provided
* Strong news judgment
* High-level understanding of journalist ethics
* Positive attitude, open to feedback and constructive criticism
* MVR check required
Come join our dynamic news team, 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 employee portal)
WBKO-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company
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.
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.