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Tyler,TX

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 KLTV:

KLTV and KTRE are the dominant stations in the Tyler/Longview/Lufkin/Nacogdoches, TX area of East Texas. We are affiliated with ABC network and have been #1 by every ratings measure, uninterrupted in every newscast for 27+ years. We also have a very powerful, dominant digital presence in the market. We are a leader in the industry in digital innovation and digital products–operating and populating 11 different apps and producing an 18-hour a day live streaming news service from our newsroom on OTT, desktop and on our mobile apps.

Modern facility. Top notch equipment. Experienced News Managers. Positive, encouraging workplace with an emphasis on teaching job skills and journalism. Dominant station preparing for the future in a very powerful company in this industry. We believe we are among the best newsrooms in the country.

Job Summary/Description:

KLTV and KTRE are looking for a sports fan who knows how to write and can cover the sports scene in East Texas. The Sports Digital Content Producer will be responsible for gathering and writing about sports figures from East Texas and area results from the high school sports scene. This position will also set up and conduct interviews on our livestream show, East Texas Now, with sports figures and be responsible for a daily sports segment on East Texas Now. They will also host a daily segment on Facebook to review and preview the biggest sports stories that resonate with our audience.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but not limited to:

– Write up to 15 sports articles per day by viewing broadcasts of sporting events, looking at box scores, attending sporting events, or conducting phone/in-person/virtual interviews
– Produce a daily sports segment to "anchor" on East Texas Now, our all-day streaming service
– Produce a daily segment on station-branded social media talking about and previewing sports stories
– Review sports pages and social media accounts for breaking sports, verify stories, and produce online content
– Post stories online. Execute push alerts
– Making videos and social media posts about sporting events

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Must be willing to cover sports of all kinds. Topics will include football, fishing, baseball, basketball, weight lifting, track, hunting, motorsports, rodeo, etc.
– Interviewing skills
– Strong grasp of basic grammar and AP Style
– Good communication skills

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)

KLTV-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.

https://gray.tv/careers