• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Peoria,IL

Gray Television

DESCRIPTION

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 WEEK:

WEEK-TV is an award-winning station that leads the community in local news coverage and community involvement.  It operates a number of TV stations in the Peoria, IL television market including WEEK 25 (NBC), Heart of Illinois ABC, and Peoria-Bloomington's CW.

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 resume, cover letter, and references

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

WEEK-TV/Gray Television Group, Inc. is a drug-free company


JOB EXPERIENCE

Job Summary/Description:

Our Award-winning; duopoly WEEK- NBC & ABC is looking for a passionate journalist who can also command the anchor desk. The right hire will co-anchor our highly successful weekend newscast, and report 3 days during the week.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Anchor weekend newscasts, and other newscasts as assigned
– Work closely with producers to ensure story selection and quality of broadcast are clean, compelling and consistent
– Demonstrate ability to connect with viewers and community both on and off the desk
– Shoot and edit content for newscasts and digital platforms as assigned
– Generate story ideas and build local contacts
– Operate portable live units, and conduct live shots from the field


REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Degree in journalism or communications, computer literacy, including newsroom computer systems
– Minimum two (2) years experience reporting as an MMJ in a broadcast newsroom
– Videography and non-linear editing experience


ADDITIONAL INFO

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 fully vaccinate against the coronavirus before 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.

https://gray.tv/careers