News - Multi-Media Journalist - KCBD

    Gray Television
    5600 Avenue A, Lubbock, TX 79404
    Full-time, Part-time
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    Job Description

    About Gray Television:
    Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 87 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.
    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 journalist and innovation across all platforms producing and airing 26 hours of original local news programming each week. Our digital platforms also dominate in audience, engagement, and content. We invest in the latest news gathering technology and provide the tools and training for aspiring journalist to succeed in the changing ever environment of broadcast and digital content. KCBD offers a comprehensive on the job training experience for young journalists and has a proven record of propelling careers to top television markets across the entire country. We are seeking candidates who will bring innovative ideas to help grow our successful team.
    Job Summary:
    KCBD, NewsChannel 11 (NBC Affiliate) is looking for an aggressive Multi Media Journalist to join the dominate #1 news department in West Texas. This is a unique opportunity to work in an excellent market for local news. The winning candidate will have the desire to write, shoot, edit, and present a variety of local news content on-air and on our multiple digital platforms and present them in a live environment. You will be expected to verify facts and develop  angles that go beyond the news of the day and enterprise daily stories beyond the press release. 
    Qualified candidates will also be considered for full-time and fill-in anchoring opportunities. Must be able to thrive in an intense and fast paced environment, meet tight deadlines, and follow close direction while also thinking independently. 
    General Responsibilities:
    * Develop and pitch unique enterprise stories daily
    * Shoot, write, edit, and present compelling stories, either solo or in collaboration with a photographer
    * Produce multiple stories and/or multiple angles of a story in an 8 hour shift
    * Participate in daily editorial discussions and develop sources that result in lead stories 
    * Create and publish content for our digital and social platforms


    * Four-year college degree
    * At least one year newsroom experience preferred
    * Strong writing skills (broadcast and print) and editorial judgment
    * Ability to shoot and edit on deadline
    * Strong understanding of digital and social platforms
    * Pre-employment drug screen and MVR check required
    » Please apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings and attach resume. 

    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.
    Posting ID: 547964031Posted: 2020-10-01

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