• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Bluefield,WV

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 WVVA:

Nestled in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains in Nature’s Air-Conditioned City, Bluefield, WV, WVVA TV is centrally located to many major markets. The two Virginia’s are home to world-class white-water rafting, thousands of miles of hiking trails, skiing and so much more. We love living here!

Job Summary/Description:

WVVA TV in Bluefield, WV, a Gray Television station, has an opening for a full-time, high-energy Sports Anchor/Multimedia Journalist. If you have a passion for sports, we have an opportunity for you!
We want a journalist to tell stories about the people in sports, the impact on the community, their schools, and their followers. We like to report the runs, hits, and errors—we love the why, the how, and the passion with the competition.

Our next Sports Anchor/Multimedia Journalist will have a passion for storytelling and local sports! The perfect individual will be able to write, edit, and shoot engaging, informative, and compelling sports content and develop and execute enterprise stories regularly with accuracy and fairness. As the home of the best high school coverage in the market the successful candidate will engage and respond to our community while aggressively and consistently contributing to sports content on the station’s social and digital platforms.

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

• Anchor weekday sports.
• Write, edit, and shoot sports content.
• Consistently contribute to sports content on the stations social and digital platforms.
• Maintain an unequivocal commitment to accuracy, fairness, and ethics.
• Meet daily deadlines.

If you feel you’re qualified and want to work with a great group of people go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopening, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", upload your resume, cover letter, and references. NO PHONE CALLS.

EOE

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

WVVA-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.


JOB EXPERIENCE

Some experience as a sports multimedia journalist in a television newsroom is preferred.


REQUIREMENTS

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree in communications or related field preferred.
• Some experience as a sports multimedia journalist in a television newsroom is preferred.
• Exceptional on-camera presence and delivery.
• Disciplined individual with ability to work independently a must.
• Knowledge of ENPS and Edius preferred.
• Professional knowledge of broadcast news operations a plus.
• Must have a valid driver's license and pass a motor vehicle records check.


ADDITIONAL INFO


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#currentopening