• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Monroe-El Dorado,LA-AR

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 KNOE:

KNOE-TV 8 News is an award-winning television station and news organization located in Monroe, Louisiana, covering northeast Louisiana, Union and Ashley Counties in Arkansas, and Warren and Adams Counties in Mississippi. KNOE-TV is owned by Atlanta-based Gray Television and is a sister station to ABC affiliate KAQY. Our offices and studios are located on Oliver Road in Monroe, and our transmitter is located in the town of Columbia in Caldwell, Parish. Since our first broadcast day on September 27, 1953, KNOE-TV has offered the best news, entertainment, weather, sports, and investigative reporting. Besides providing high-quality programming from both the CBS and ABC television networks, we also offer programs from the CW network. For further information, please visit http://www.knoe.com.

Job Summary/Description: 

KNOE-TV 8 is looking for a multimedia journalist passionate about covering local news. The ideal candidate is ready to head out into the field to cover breaking news and weather, do creative live shots, and report on the top story every day. There will be opportunities to fill-in anchor and produce on KNOE, KAQY and our streaming platforms.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

– Research, gather, shoot, write, edit and report news stories for on-air and online
– Report live on the scene, especially during breaking news
– Anchor on a fill-in basis
– Research stories and conduct interviews in the field
– Develop and maintain sources of information and knowledge about assignments
– Demonstrate sound news judgment, collaborate with others
– Utilize non-linear editing equipment (Edius)
– Enterprise hard-news, research-driven stories
– Participate in the story selection process through meetings, and the daily contribution of story ideas
– Post and regularly update stories and other material on the web and social media
– Make regular beat checks
– Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Ability to work well with a team
– Ability to write in a clear, concise, conversational manner
– Computer literacy is a must
– Previous television experience, including college stations, is preferred
– A successful candidate will be creative, extremely detail-oriented, and have problem-solving, multi-tasking, and communication skills
– Candidate must possess a clean driving record

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)

KNOE-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.

http://www.gray.tv/careers