• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Grand Junction,CO

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.

We understand that life needs balance. That is why we offer our employees and eligible family members a comprehensive benefits package, including: 

  • Comprehensive Medical(Rx), Dental and Vision Coverage
  • Health Savings Account with Company contributions
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Employer-paid life and disability benefits
  • Paid parental leave benefits
  • Adoption and Surrogacy Benefits
  • 401(k) Plan, including matching and profit-sharing contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Voluntary benefits, including Hospital Indemnity, Critical Illness, Accident Insurance, and supplemental life insurance coverage
  • Paid Time Off, including Relocation PTO
  • Focus on Caring

Salary/Hourly Wage:

 $18/hr.

Shift/Schedule:

Mon. – Fri.

Job Type:

Full-Time

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About KKCO/KJCT:

KKCO 11 News is the news leader in the Grand Junction market. The largest city between Salt Lake and Denver, our outdoor recreation and mild climate draw people from across the country here. Our area sees all four seasons and you can ski and golf on the same day during certain parts of the year. Home to the Grand Junction Rockies and a huge summer country music festival, Grand Junction is a perfect community where residents enjoy the best of the outdoors and all the area has to offer. Our station has a history in our communities as being not only the news leader but a community partner. Our focus on digital allows us to reach far beyond our broadcast signal, to communities in southern Colorado and eastern Utah.

Job Summary/Description:                                     

KKCO/KJCT, the strong #1 station in the Grand Junction/Montrose market, is looking for a video journalist with a passion for storytelling to join our team. This position requires solid reporting on all types of daily news stories with an emphasis on accuracy and quality. Responsible for daily news photography and videotape editing in addition to publishing to digital platforms. Our Number 1 TV station needs a strong individual to generate revenue through advertising sales by servicing existing clients and creating new advertisers.

Duties/Responsibilities will include (but not limited to) the following:

• A proven track record of finding unique stories
• Edit video on a deadline, working with the Producer towards a creative and informative newscast with emphasis on the viewers' interests
• Coordinate the writing and editing of scripts that incorporate video, nat sound and graphics to enhance storytelling
• Coordinate live shots
• Engaging with audience on social media platforms
• Shooting video on professional cameras for broadcast
• Posting content to digital platforms, to include the station’s site as well as social media
• Appear at station sponsored events and promote station/brand
• Willingness to work weekends/holidays and ‘non business’ hour shifts
• Work under pressure and deadlines
• Adapt to breaking news and developing stories
• Communicate with anchors, field crews and control room staff
• Other Duties as Assigned

Qualifications/Requirements:

• Great communication and people skills
• Strong organizational, written, and presentation skills
• Competitive, energetic, and self-starter with a willingness to learn
• Enjoy a fast-paced environment with a desire to win
• Professional appearance a must
• Ability to meet deadlines, prioritize assignments, and handle multiple tasks simultaneously
• Bachelor's Degree in Journalism or a related field is desired
• Must keep up on local, state, national and international events
• Organized; able to work with many personality types
• Must work individually as well as part of a team; requires work with many personalities
• This position requires someone who can exercise discretion, best judgment, and has solid journalistic/ethical skills
• Must be extremely flexible to work different shifts throughout the year
• Must possess a valid Driver’s License with a good driving record

Interested applicants can go to https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings, you may type in the job title, station call letters, or click on "apply now", we encourage you to upload your resume and cover letter

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

KKCO-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