• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Lubbock,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 KCBD:

KCBD NewsChannel 11 is the NBC affiliate in Lubbock, Texas and the dominant #1 station in the market. Our station is committed to excellent journalism and innovation across all platforms, producing and airing more than 50 hours of original local news and weather programming each week on television. Our 24/7 digital platforms also dominate in audience, engagement and content. We invest in the latest news-gathering equipment and superior weather technology. KCBD provides the training, support, tools and opportunities for success in the ever-changing environment of broadcast and digital content.

Job Summary/Description:  

Do you live and breathe sports? Are you ready to cover Big 12 athletics and also every single high school in our area? KCBD is looking for a hard-working, creative, and energetic storyteller to join our award-winning team as a sports reporter/anchor. This is a full-time position that will invest, train and provide opportunities for the winning candidate to grow and advance.

Lubbock's legacy station is looking for a sports reporter/anchor to join our team. The ideal candidate will be a strong writer who understands creative storytelling and visual presentation.

Duties/Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Cover high school and Texas Tech sports, develop sources and contacts
– Produce and anchor weekend sportscasts
– Fill-in anchor sportscasts during the week
– Report sports stories through the week
– Shoot, write, edit and deliver stories on multiple platforms
– Gather and verify information
– Collaborate with other team members to deliver the best possible product on-air and on digital

Qualifications/Requirements:

– Empathy for others
– A team-builder, with a dedication to collaboration and getting it right
– Strong writing skills
– Strong conversational delivery
– Degree in journalism/communications/English or equivalent background preferred
– Some newsroom experience preferred
– Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
– Availability to work various hours as breaking news or special events warrant; but understand we have a sizeable staff to spread across all dayparts
– MVR check required

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)

KCBD-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